Jun 21, 2021

LPL overseas player registration process begins

Sri Lanka Cricket will today commence the ‘Overseas Player Registration Process’ for the Second Edition of the Lanka Premier League.

SLC in a statement said international players can register their names via the registration portal on or before 12pm of 27th of June.

All registered players will be included in the LPL Player Draft, based on the eligibility.

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.

Players should also be recognized by the respective cricketing boards.

Meanwhile, 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.

The Second Edition of the Lanka Premier League will be held from the 29th of July to the 22nd of August 2021 and will consist of five teams. The 20-man squad will consist of 14 Local and six Overseas Players.

SLC added that a team can retain four players from the previous year’s squad, whilst the rest will have to be picked from the upcoming ‘Player Draft.’