News24.com | Sri Lanka to public sale cricketers for virus-delayed league

News24.com | Sri Lanka to public sale cricketers for virus-delayed league

Sri Lanka’s cricket board will auction some 150 players next month, including international stars, for the five teams that will make up the virus-delayed premier league, officials said Friday.The 23-match Lanka Premier League (LPL), originally due in August, will now be played from 14 November to 6 December, with matches in Dambulla, Kandy and Hambantota.”The…

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Sri Lanka rations energy after Chinese generator crashes all thru blackout

Sri Lanka rations energy after Chinese generator crashes all thru blackout

Sri Lanka on Tuesday said electricity would be rationed across the island, after a Chinese-built coal power generator shut down during an hours-long nationwide blackout. Power will be cut for nearly three hours every day across the country of 21 million people to conserve electricity, the state-run Ceylon Electricity Board said. A “technical fault” at…

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Sri Lanka, UAE among lend a hand-up venues for 2021 T20 World Cup

Sri Lanka, UAE among lend a hand-up venues for 2021 T20 World Cup

Aug 12, 2020Daniel BrettigAssistant editor, ESPNcricinfo CloseAssistant editor Daniel Brettig had been a journalist for eight years when he joined ESPNcricinfo, but his fascination with cricket dates back to the early 1990s, when his dad helped him sneak into the family lounge room to watch the end of day-night World Series matches well past bedtime.…

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