The highly anticipated Lankan Premier League (LPL), which was to be played in August/September has been postponed, Director of the league, former Sri Lanka all-rounder Russel Arnold confirmed in a tweet yesterday.
— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) July 6, 2018
Sports Minister Hon. Faiszer Musthapha also had spoken on the future of this league in an interview with BBC Sinhala on the 3rd of July.
“Sri Lanka’s planned IPL style T20 tournament Lankan Premier League (LPL) will not be played in August/Sept as previously scheduled” – Sports Minister Hon. Faiszer Musthapha
An official announcement on the LPL’s fate is yet to be released by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).
SLC announced the tournament in February earlier this year. The tournament was scheduled to take place from the 18th of August to 18th September.