Aug 01, 2020

LPL delays Mali and Udana's IPL journey Featured

Fast bowler Lasith Malinga and all-rounder Isuru Udana of the Sri Lanka Cricket team are likely to miss the first matches of the Indian Premier League tournament, reports say.

This is due to the fact that the final match of the Lankan Premier League Cricket Tournament organized by Sri Lanka Cricket will be played on September 20.

The Indian Premier League  will be held in the United Arab Emirates from September 19 to November 20.

According to the rules of Sri Lanka Cricket, no Sri Lankan player can participate in IPL during the period of LPL.

Malinga and Udana will also be required to spend 72 hours in quarantine in the UAE, missing at least the first few days before joining their teams.

Malinga will represent Mumbai Indians while Udana will represent Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament.