Sri Lanka Cricket announces the ‘Player Registration Process’ for the 2nd Edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL 2021) starting from Monday 21st June 2021.
LPL 2021 is scheduled to take place from 29th July to 22nd August 2021 and will consist of 5 teams, with each having a 20-player squad. A squad will consist of 14 Local and 6 Overseas Players.
A team can only retain 4 players (2 local and 2 overseas) from the previous year’s (LPL 2020) squad, whilst the rest will have to be picked from the upcoming ‘Player Draft.’
Eligibility to be included in the LPL Player Draft are:
Overseas Players entering the LPL Player Draft should have represented their respective National Team, or played First-Class cricket, or should have taken part in a major T20 franchise base cricket in full member board tournaments. The players should also be recognized by the respective cricketing boards.
Sri Lankan players will be drawn into the draft based on nominations by the National Selectors. Players representing the National, Emerging, Development teams and ‘A’ team, and also playing in the Major Club Cricket competition, are eligible for selections.