Lanka Premier League confirms Season 5 will go ahead as scheduled

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Lanka Premier League confirms Season 5 will go ahead as scheduled

Innovative Production Group FZE (IPG) has announced that notwithstanding the recent events surrounding the arrest of a co-owner of the Dambulla franchise, the Lanka Premier League (LPL) Season 5 will proceed as scheduled. 

Press Release from Innovative Production Group FZE, Event Rights Partner of the Lanka Premier League 

We are committed to ensuring that the tournament remains a showcase of the best in cricket, embodying the spirit of fair play and sportsmanship. 

The Lanka Premier League Season 5 will continue with its full schedule and roster of matches, featuring five teams. 

The Dambulla franchise, despite the recent changes, will participate under new ownership. 

We are in the final stages of confirming the new ownership, ensuring a seamless transition and uninterrupted participation of the team in the tournament. 

IPG has always upheld the highest standards of propriety and integrity as the Event Rights Partner of the Lanka Premier League. Our dedication to maintaining these standards remains unwavering. We assure all players, fans, and stakeholders that the league’s integrity and the spirit of cricket will be preserved throughout the tournament. 

“The Lanka Premier League remains a premier cricketing event, dedicated to showcasing the best of cricket and fostering a spirit of fair play and sportsmanship. We assure everyone involved that the tournament will go ahead as planned, delivering the high-quality cricket experience that fans have come to expect.” IPG group chairman Anil Mohan said.  

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.