Lanka Premier League postponed by SLC, quarantine rules being an obstacle
“We asked for a three-day quarantine period, but the health authorities insisted on 14 days. Under those restrictions, it is not feasible to hold the tournament this month,” a board official told AFP.
Sri Lanka has earlier hold the T20 league that goes no popularity. The league was called SPL (Sri Lanka Premier League). The first edition was all set to be commenced by 2011 but it got shifted to 2012. However, later tournaments were also canceled. When played, many Pakistani players were also invited to join SPL.
Many countries, such as India, Australia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, West Indies, and England already have kicked off their T20 leagues which are now well-promoted and have got a vital fan base. The leagues such as the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Vitality Blast, the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Big-Bash League (BBL), have got popularity in no time.