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LPL 2020: Team of the Tournament

As the inaugural edition of Lanka Premier League comes to an end with Jaffna Stallions emerging as champions, we weigh in the...

LPL 2020: Top 5 Tournament Performers

The first edition of the Lanka Premier League is complete and in the end it was the Jaffna Stallions who triumphed, writing...

Jaffna Stallions Romp Home to be Crowned Inaugural LPL Champions

Jaffna Stallions 188/6 in 20 overs | Shoaib Malik 46, Thisara Perera 39*, Dhananjaya de Silva 33, Dhananjaya Lakshan 3/36Galle Gladiators 135/9...

Jaffna Stallions and Galle Gladiators Vie for the Chance to be Inaugural Champions of the LPL

After 22 pulsating games we have finally arrived at the final match of the inaugural Lanka Premier League as the Jaffna Stallions...

Jaffna Stallions Beat Dambulla Viiking to Enter Final

Jaffna Stallions – 165/9 (20) | Johnson Charles – 76, Avishka Fernando – 39, Malinda Pushpakumara – 2/24Dambulla Viiking – 128 (19.1)...

Galle Gladiators Get the Better of Wounded Colombo Kings in Thriller to Make Final

Colombo Kings – 150/9 (20) | Daniel Bell-Drummond 70, Lakshan Sandakan 3/32, Dhananjaya Lakshan 2/27Galle Gladiators – 151/8 (19.5) | Bhanuka Rajapaksa...

SF 2: Jaffna Stallions Look to Arrest Slump Ahead of Clash with Dambulla Viiking

The second semifinal of the LPL 2020 sees the Dambulla Viiking take on the Jaffna Stallions, the teams that finished second and...

SF 1: Colombo Sweat Over Fitness of Key Players as they Prepare to Take On Resurgent Galle

Five teams have become four as we move on to the semifinals of the inaugural LPL 2020 and semifinal one sees the...

Qais Ahmad Stuns Dambulla Viiking to Help Colombo Kings Finish Top

Dambulla Viiking – 203/3 (20) | Angelo Perera – 74*, Dickwella – 65, Qais Ahmad – 2/23Colombo Kings – 205/4 (18.5) |...

Preview Match #20 – Dambulla Viiking vs. Colombo Kings

We are at the business end of the inaugural edition of LPL 2020 and the last league game between Dambulla Viiking and...

Galle Gladiators Crush Kandy Tuskers to Enter Semifnals

Kandy Tuskers 126/10 (19.1) | Kusal Mendis 68, Mohammad Amir 2/11, Nuwan Thushara 2/11Galle Gladiators 130/1 (17) | Danushka Gunathilaka 94*Galle Gladiators...

Laurie Evans Ton Sets the Tone for Colombo Kings as they Do the Double Over Jaffna Stallions

Colombo Kings 173/4 in 20 overs | Laurie Evans 108*, Andre Russell 21*, Suranga Lakmal 1/26Jaffna Stallions 167/6 in 20 overs |...

Preview Match #19 – Galle Gladiators vs Kandy Tuskers

Match#19 of the LPL 2020 promises to be a thriller as Kandy Tuskers and Galle Gladiators compete for the last spot in...

Preview Match #18 – Jaffna Stallions vs Colombo Kings

We have reached the business end of the ongoing LPL 2020 as we are left with just three matches and there is...

Samiullah Shinwari Blitz Sees Dambulla Viiking Eclipse Galle Gladiators in Last Ball Finish

Galle Gladiators 168/7 in 20 overs | Danushka Gunathilaka 46, Snehan Jayasuriya 39, Ramesh Mendis 2/28Dambulla Viiking 174/6 in 20 overs |...

Kandy Tuskers Boost Semifinal Hopes with Win Over Jaffna

Jaffna Stallions 150-10 (20) | Shoaib Malik 59, Nuwan Pradeep 3/36, Asela Gunaratne 2/21Kandy Tuskers 151/4 (19.1) | Asela Gunaratne 52*, Kusal...

Preview Match #17 – Galle Gladiators vs. Dambulla Viiking

Galle Gladiators having finally won their first game of the season are no longer at the bottom in LPL 2020. Now, they...

LPL 2020 Week 2 – Best Batting Performances featuring Avishka Fernando, Azam Khan and Upul Tharanga

As we get set for the final round of league action in the next few days, we look back at the best...

LPL 2020 Week 2 – Top Bowling Spells featuring Amir, Qais and Sandakan

As we get set for the final set of league matches of LPL 2020 we look back at the best bowling performances...

Preview Match #16 – Jaffna Stallions vs. Kandy Tuskers

Jaffna won the first meeting between the two sides Table toppers Jaffna Stallions meet bottom-side Kandy Tuskers when...

Points Shared Between Jaffna Stallions and Dambulla Viiking After Rain Washes Out Play

A highly anticipated contest between two of the form teams in Jaffna Stallions and Dambulla Viiking turned out to be a no...

Mohammed Amir and Ahsan Ali Power Galle Gladiators to First Win of LPL 2020

Galle Gladiators notch up their first win of the Lanka Premier League 2020

Preview Match #15 – Jaffna Stallions vs. Dambulla Viiking

The 15th game of the LPL 2020 will see a clash between two teams who are placed...

Preview Match #14 – Colombo Kings vs. Galle Gladiators

Match number 14 game of the 2020 LPL will see a clash between two teams with contrasting fortunes. While Colombo Kings have...

Colombo Kings Hammer Kandy Tuskers to Book Semifinal Spot

Kandy Tuskers – 105 (19.2) | Rahmanullah Gurbaz – 34, Priyanjan – 2/4, Qais Ahmad – 2/8Colombo Kings – 108/3 (14.1) |...

Anwar Ali Shines at the Death as Dambulla Deny Galle Maiden Victory

Dambulla Viiking 207/4 in 20 overs | Upul Tharanga 77, Niroshan Dickwella 60, Dasun Shanaka 37Galle Gladiators 198/7 in 20 overs |...

Preview Match #13 – Kandy Tuskers vs. Colombo Kings

Fresh from a victory over the previously unbeaten Jaffna Stallions, the Colombo Kings will look to continue their winning run when they...

Preview Match #12 – Dambulla Viiking vs. Galle Gladiators

The 12th game of LPL 2020 will see a clash between two teams that haven’t met each other yet in this tournament...

Qais Ahmad Spins A Web As Colombo Hand Jaffna First Loss

Jaffna Stallions – 148/9 (20) | Wanindu Hasaranga – 41, Qais Ahmad – 3/24, Dushmantha Chameera – 2/27Colombo Kings – 151/4 (19.2)...

Preview Match #11 – Colombo Kings vs. Jaffna Stallions

LPL 2020 will have just the one game on Friday with table toppers Jaffna Stallions taking on the Colombo Kings, as they...

All Round Effort from Dambulla Viiking Floors Kandy Tuskers

Kandy Tuskers - 156/6 (20) | Kusal Mendis 55, Kusal Perera 41, Kasun Rajitha 2/16Dambulla Viiking - 157/5 (19.2) | Angelo Perera...

Avishka Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga Help Jaffna Stallions Stay Perfect

Galle Gladiators - 170/6 in 20 overs | Danushka Gunathilaka 56, Chadwick Walton 31, Wanindu Hasaranga 2/29Jaffna Stallions - 174/5 in 19.4...

LPL 2020 Week 1 – The Best Bowling Spells featuring Olivier, Shinwari and Hasaranga

As the 2020 Lanka Premier League takes a brief hiatus from the action we look back at some of the best bowling...

LPL 2020 Week 1 – The Best Knocks featuring Russell, Thisara and Shanaka

As the 2020 Lanka Premier League takes a brief hiatus from the action we look back at the top knocks from the...

Preview Match #10 – Dambulla Viiking vs. Kandy Tuskers

There is a lot to play for in match 10 of the ongoing 2020 LPL as Dambulla Viiking and Kandy Tuskers get...

Preview Match #9 – Galle Gladiators vs. Jaffna Stallions

After a day of rest for all teams, the Lanka Premier League 2020 resumes Thursday with a clash between table toppers Jaffna...

Jaffna Stallions Ride on Thisara Perera Brilliance Once Again as they Go Top of LPL 2020

Jaffna Stallions - 185/8 (20) | Thisara Perera 68, Dhananjaya de Silva 61, Naveen-ul-Haq 3/44Kandy Tuskers - 131/10 (17.1) | Brendan Taylor...

Shanaka, Dambulla Spinners See Viiking Take Down Colombo Kings

Dambulla Viiking – 175/9 (20) | Dasun Shanaka – 56, Andre Russell – 3/18, Isuru Udana – 3/25Colombo Kings – 147 (18.4)...

Preview Match #8 – Jaffna Stallions vs. Kandy Tuskers

There is a lot to play for in match 8 of the ongoing LPL as table-toppers Jaffna Stallions will look to consolidate...

Preview Match #7 – Colombo Kings vs. Dambulla Viiking

Colombo Kings will look to continue their unbeaten run and go to the top of the table when they take on Dambulla...

Kandy Tuskers Get First Win as they Send Galle Gladiators to Third Straight Loss

Kandy Tuskers - 196/5 (20) | Brendan Taylor 51*, Kusal Mendis 49, Lakshan Sandakan 2/41Galle Gladiators - 171/7 (20) | Danushka Gunathilaka...

Thisara Perera to the Rescue as Jaffna Stallions Continue Winning Start

Jaffna Stallions - 218/7 in 20 overs | Thisara Perera 97*, Chaturanga de Silva 29, Wanidu Hasaranga 24, Samit Patel 2/26Dambulla Viiking...

Preview Match #6 – Galle Gladiators vs. Kandy Tuskers

Galle Gladiators and Kandy Tuskers are the only teams so far to have not registered a win in Lanka Premier League 2020....

Preview Match #5 – Dambulla Viiking vs. Jaffna Stallions

After a day's break on Sunday, the Lanka Premier League 2020 resumes action with two teams who got off to a winning...

Andre Russell Assault sees Colombo Kings beat Galle Gladiators in 5-over Shootout

Colombo Kings – 96/1 | Andre Russell 65* (19), Laurie Evans 21* (10)Galle Gladiators – 62/2 | Danushka Gunathilaka 30* (15)Colombo Kings...

Shanaka, Patel Power Dambulla Viiking to Victory as Kandy Tuskers Fall Short on DLS

Dambulla Viiking – 195/4 | Dasun Shanaka 73 (37), Samit Patel 58 (38), Asela Gunaratne 2/20 (3.0)Kandy Tuskers – 84/3 | Kusal...

Preview Match #4 – Colombo Kings vs. Galle Gladiators

Colombo made a perfect start to the tournament with a thrilling super-over win over Kandy in the opening game of the tournament....

Preview Match #3 – Kandy Tuskers vs. Dambulla Viiking

Kandy Tuskers will look to hit back after losing out in the Super Over in their openerThis will be Dambulla Viiking's first...

Olivier and Avishka outdo the brilliance of Afridi

Galle Gladiators – 175/8 |Shahid Afridi 58 (23), MD Gunathilaka 38 (30), Duanne Olivier 4/44 (4), Wanindu Hasarange 2/12 (4)

Preview Match #2 – Galle Gladiators v Jaffna Stallions

The Lanka Premier League got off to a fabulous start with the match heading to a super-over in the very first game....