Mohammad Hafeez, the experienced Pakistani all-rounder, is all set to participate in Sri Lanka’s T20 league, the Lanka Premier League (LPL).
He will be seen in action on 28th August with Tim Southee and other international players. The player’s draft has not been finalized yet hence, it is clouded for which team he will be signing in. The final is likely to be played on 28th September.
Mohammad Hafeez included among 93 international players for Lanka Premier League (LPL)
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.
Sri Lanka initiated the LPL in 2018 but the league was called off and was postponed to next year. Unfortunately, 2019 could not hold LPL and as expected, the first edition of the LPL is supposed to be played soon
The five teams, representing different cities, will be seen in action that will be holding 93 international players along with top-ten coaches across the globe. The final is likely to be played by 20th September.
Sri Lanka has earlier hold the T20 league that goes no popularity. The league was called SPL (the 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.