IPG Group, the official right holders of the Lanka Premier League (LPL), announced Daraz as the ‘League Partner’ and ‘Exclusive Ticketing Partner’ for the third edition of the tournament. Daraz is Sri Lanka’s largest online shopping platform and is elated to get associated with the LPL 2022.
A total of 24 T20 matches will be played in LPL 2022 from 6th to 23rd December 2022 at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium – Colombo, Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium – Kandy and Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium – Hambantota.
The first round of the tournament, which will consist of 20 games will be played in Hambantota before it moves to Kandy and then Colombo. The final round of games will also be played at the RPICS in Colombo.
The final of the League will be played on the 23rd December 2021 at the RPICS, Colombo whilst Qualifier 1 and Eliminator will take place on 21st December. There is no break for the teams and players in the knockout round as Qualifier 2 will be played on 22nd December.
Many local and international cricket players will participate in LPL 2022 which will feature five teams representing Colombo, Dambulla, Galle, Jaffna and Kandy battling each other to win the championship.
Inaugurated in 2020, this year’s tournament is the third edition of the LPL. Adding to the excitement of the sport, this is a continuation of Daraz’s partnership with the LPL franchise. Daraz was the Exclusive Digital Streaming Partner for LPL 2021 where the Jaffna Kings emerged as the successive champions. Through this continuous patronage, Daraz strives to take local cricket to the next level.
Speaking on the partnership, Managing Director of Daraz, Rakhil Fernando stated: “Cricket has always been the most popular sport in Sri Lanka; it plays a vital role in bringing the nation together. Ahead of the IPL 2022 season, Daraz is proud and excited to deliver an enhanced ticketing approach. Through our combined vision and expertise, we strive to deliver a superior cricket experience for the cricket fanbase.”
Sri Lankan cricket fans can now purchase LPL 2022 tickets on Daraz– prices starting from Rs. 300.
The steps are as follows:
1) Log in to Daraz app & Add LPL tickets to the cart and checkout
2) You will receive a QR code via SMS and email
3) Walk into the respective stadium on the match day, show the QR code and get in
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The IPG group, Anil Mohan stated, “As planning for the LPL 2022 began, we knew that we needed to take a fresh approach to administration in order to provide our enthused cricket fans with an agile, fast and smooth customer experience.”
“A holistic online shopping platform like Daraz is just what is needed in today’s day and age to ensure smooth, hassle-free ticketing operations for a tournament of this scale. We request LPL fans to purchase their tickets at the earliest convenience to avoid disappointment,” he concluded.