Like all the other premier leagues of the world, Lanka Premier League’s third edition is all set to begin their long-awaited tournament from July 31st. LPL or the Lanka Premier League will consist of 5 teams and each team will have a set of 20 players each.
According to reports, in total 20 round draft of 353 players, including 180 of which will remain foreigners. Each team as mentioned above will comprise of 20 players in which 14 will be Sri Lankan national and the rest other 6 would be foreigners.
Now let’s find out which team has which team players with them.
Jaffna Kings – Evin Lewis, Hardus Viljoen, Shoaib Malik, Thisara Perera, Dhananjaya De Silva, MaheeshTheekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama, RahmanullahGurbaz, Shahnawaz Dahani, Tristan Stubbs, BinuraFernando, SadeeraSamarawickrama, SumindaLakshan, NipunDhananjaya, TheesanVidushan, Dilshan Madushanka, VijayakanthViyaskanth, T. Dinoshan, TheesanVidushan, AshanRandika
Kandy Falcons squad – Wanindu Hasaranga, KaminduMendis, Carlos Brathwaite, Chamika Karunaratne, Fabian Allen, Andre Fletcher, Chris Green, Dewald Brevis, IsuruUdana, Matheesha Pathirana, Usman Shinwari, AshanPriyanjan, AvishkaPerera, Ashen Bandara, Minod Bhanuka, Ashian Daniel, Janith Liyanage, Kavin Bandara, Lasith Abeyratne, Malinda Pushpakumara
Galle Gladiators – DanushkaGunathilaka, DushmanthaChameera, LakshanSandakan, Qais Ahmad, Imad Wasim, Faheem Asraf, KusalMendis, Nuwan Thushara, Nuwanidu Fernando, Janneman Malan, Azam Khan, Nuwan Thushara, Pulina Tharanga, Sarfaraz Ahamed, Nimesh Vimukthi, Nipun Malinga, Lakshan Gamage, SammuAsham, Tharindu Kaushal, SachinduColombage.
Colombo Stars – Angelo Mathews, NiroshanDickwella, Dwaine Pretorius, Asif Ali, Naveen Ul-Haq, Karim Janat, Jeffrey Vandersay, NiroshanDickwella, CharithAsalanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Seekkuge Prasanna, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Dominic Drakes, Ishan Jayaratne, LakshithaManasinghe, DhananjayaLakshan, Chathuranga Kumara, ChamodBattage, Kevin Koththigoda, NavodParanavithana
Dambulla Giants squad – DasunShanaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Ramesh Mendis, D’Arcy Short, Ben Cutting, Chaturanga de Silva, Tharindu Ratnayake, Nuwan Pradeep, Tim Siefert, Sandeep Lamichhane, SheldonCottrel, Haider Ali, Lasith Crosspulle, DilumSudeera, Sasha De Alwis, KalanaPerera, Pramod Madushan, SachithaJayatilaka, Dushan Hemantha, Ravindu Fernando
Surprisingly we can see no Indian player in the list which probably is due to the hectic schedule of the Indian players. Last year Jafna Kinga were the champions of the Lanka Premier league.