COLOMBO: Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Shahid Afridi and Carlos Brathwaite have been amongst 23 star imports named Tuesday for the twice-postponed Lanka Premier League which can lastly start subsequent month.
Every of the 5 LPL groups is allowed as much as six imported gamers and so they have till November 1 to fill any remaining slots.
West Indies’ Gayle and South Africa’s du Plessis are enjoying within the Indian Premier League which is presently happening within the United Arab Emirates.
The 23-match Twenty20 Sri Lanka match was initially scheduled for August however was moved to November 14 after which November 21 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Gamers must go into quarantine for 14 days on arrival and the match, which shall be performed with no spectators, has been lowered from three to 2 venues — Kandy and Hambantota — with the ultimate on December 13.
Bangladesh referred to as off a Take a look at collection in Sri Lanka final month due to quarantine restrictions.