Nov 14, 2020

Sachin Joshi buys Dambulla team in LPL

Sachin Joshi, the Bollywood actor and the man who is known to have bought Vijay Mallya's famous and sprawling Kingfisher Villa in Goa, has purchased the Dambulla Lions of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

He becomes the second Indian owner after Sohail Khan (Kandy) in the five-team tournament which is being launched on November 26.

The LPL is yet to confirm the development officially but sources in the league have told Mirror that the agreement with 36-year-old Joshi,whose family runs Gutka business, has been signed whose family runs Gutka business, has been signed and he has taken up the franchise. 

Dasun Shanaka is the designated captain of the side but Joshi is understood to be working on the team combination as well.