Following the resignation of Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka Cricket decided to appoint Samantha Dodanwela as the Tournament Director of the Lanka Premier League 2022.
He will be responsible for conducting the Lanka Premier League 2022 with complete adherence to the rules and regulations set by the International Cricket Council and also Sri Lanka Cricket, which is the governing body of the LPL.
Dodanwela is a former first-class cricketer and played for SSC during the period of 1991 to 1997. He has also represented the Board President’s XI.
A tea taster by profession, Dodanwela is presently working as the Managing Director of the Mercantile Produce Brokers, and was the Chairman of the Colombo Tea Broker’s Association 2020/2021.