Lanka Premier League LPL 2022 Suspended Due to Economic Situation
Due to the political and economic unrest, the Lankan Premier League – LPL 2022 has been suspended with two weeks to go. This franchise-based T20 tournament was supposed to start from August 1. Earlier, the players’ draft for this season has been completed with Lankan and foreign cricketers.
Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Sunday that the tournament has been postponed at the request of Innovative Production Group FZE (IPG), which has acquired the rights to this year’s league. The five-team tournament was supposed to end on August 21. A total of 24 matches were to be organized in this five-team tournament. The tournament matches were scheduled to be played in Colombo and Hambantota.
The ongoing political and economic unrest in Sri Lanka has raised concerns about the upcoming Asia Cup. Lankan Premier League has been suspended and Sri Lanka is worried about the Asia Cup. The secretary of the country’s cricket board, Mohan de Silva, has already informed that this year’s Asia Cup 2022 is most likely to be held in the United Arab Emirates. The schedule for the Asia Cup 2022 was also not released yet.