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Lanka Premier League 2024 Auction on May 21st

May 07, Colombo (LNW): The 5th edition of the Lanka Premier League 2024, which is Sri Lanka’s top-most domestic T20 tournament with an international flavor, will be held from July 1st to 21st.

The 2024 Lanka Premier League player auction will be held on 21 May 2024.

The auction will be held at the Hotel Shangi-La, Colombo starting at noon.

This is the second consecutive year that the Lanka Premier League, which is growing in strength and popularity, is conducting a ‘player auction.’

During the initial three editions, the players were picked by a ‘player draft.’

Every team has the option of having a maximum of 24 and a minimum of 20 players in a squad, while each squad should consist of six overseas players.

It will be mandatory to play an U23 player (Sri Lanka) in the playing XI.

The auction will be shown live across TV and digital platforms.

The LPL will be conducted from July 1st to 21st, starting in Kandy, then in Dambulla, before heading to Colombo for the business end of the tournament.

The 5th edition of the Lanka Premier League 2024 has seen interest from over 500 players from overseas, ready to take the field in the upcoming edition.

Players from 24 cricket-playing nations, including the ones from all the ICC full member nations, have registered for the upcoming player auction and are vying to get picked into one of the five teams in the Lanka Premier League 2024.

Among the key players registered are Tamim Iqbal, Tim Southee, Rassie Van Der Dussen, Jimmy Neesham, Mushfiqur Rahim, Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, Shai Hope, Taskin Ahmed, Lungi Ngidi. Naseem Shah, Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Mark Chapman, Jason Behrendorff, Andre Fletcher, Oshane Thomas, Keemo Paul and Fabian Allen.

Apart from them, Usman Khawaja, Tabraiz Shamsi, Evin Lewis, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Reece Topley, Iftikhar Ahmad, Mohammad Nawaz, Gulbadin Naib, and Ibrahim Zadran are also among the top players.

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