The health authorities have granted permission to allow limited spectators at the second edition of the Lanka Premier League 2021 cricket tournament, Minister of Sports Namal Rajapaksa announced today.
Stating that cricket is nothing without the fans, the Minister said that as an avid cricket fan himself, he is pleased to announce that the public will be able to view the cricket tournament.
He said the Health Ministry has granted approval for limited crowds to attend the LPL 2021.
Minister Rajapaksa further said that the approval was granted after considering the strict guidelines that have been put in place by the Sports Ministry in this regard.
The Lanka Premier League 2021 will commence on the 05th of December 2021 at the RPICS, Colombo, with the inaugural game scheduled to be played between Galle and Jaffna starting at 07.30 PM.
The first round of the tournament, which will consist of 20 games will be played at the RPICS, Colombo before it moves into MRICS, Hambantota to proceed with the final round games.
The finals of the League will be played on the 23rd of December 2021 at the MRICS, Hambantota, while this year’s tournament has 24th December, as a ‘Reserve Day’ dedicated for the finals. (NewsWire)
Cricket is nothing without the fans! As an avid cricket fan myself I am happy & grateful to announce that the @MoH_SriLanka has granted approval for limited crowds to attend the #LPL2021 after considering the strict guidelines put in place by the @MoYS_SriLanka! 🏏 #ජයගමු🇱🇰
— Namal Rajapaksa (@RajapaksaNamal) November 23, 2021
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