Sri Lanka to host Lanka Premier League in August
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.
However, Coronavirus has badly interrupted the sports scenario all across the globe. Cricketing activities are one of the ports scenarios to get disrupt amid lockdown. A few series were held behind closed doors to avoid public meetings hence avoiding Coronavorus symptoms. Later, the series and the tournaments got called off indefinitely amid lockdown of Coronavirus outbreak.
There were a few ongoing matches and tournaments that got disrupted due to a lockdown. The Pakistan Super League was going on pretty fine and as it was in its fifth season, higher revenues were expected. It got delayed when it was remaining with the two semi-finals and a final. Indian Premier League (IPL) was to kick off its thirteenth season on 29th March. It moved to a new window of April-May. As keeping the health crisis under consideration, the Indian government extended the lockdown which forced the Indian Cricketing authorities to postpone the cash-rich league until further notice.
The Indian Cricketing authorities and the franchises’ owners of IPL want to hold IPL in a window of October and ICC organizers have already planned T20 World Cup by 18th October. Both the cricket events seem impossible to take place and they probably will suffer from the disruption in their schedules.