Salman Khan’s Family Buys Lanka Premier League Team Franchise Called Kandy Tuskers


Lanka premier league (LPL) caught bollywood attention as filmmaker, producer, and actor sohail khan become the owner of the Kandy franchisee in the T20 league slated to begin from November 21 to December 13, 2020 , according to times of india’s report sohail khan’s company invest in tuskers franchisee. Kandy Tuskers franchisee, which picked west indies legend chris gayle in the player list of team. Also kushal perera, England right arm fast bowler liam plunkett , sri lankan T20 specialists kusal mendis and nuwan pradeep ,also sohail khan added in his statement “there is a lot of potential in the lanka premier league and we are really very happy to be the part of this exciting initiative . sri lanka fans are very passionate about the game and i am sure they will come out in large number to support the team,  “Sohail khan’s love for the cricket is well documented, he will not only add glamour to the whole event but also passionate about sports . we couldn’t have asked for a better partner than him “ IPG CEO Anil Mohan said.

Great venue and Schedule for league

This league is schedule to be played from November 21 to December 31 at two venues this year – pallekele international cricket stadium in kandy and Mahindra rajapaksa international cricket stadium in hambantota. Total number of matches in this LPL is 23, the period is 15 days of this title . “Chris Gayle is obviously the universal boss but he is not alone, we have a very good team, a good balance of youth and experience, and I am backing my team to play the final,”the actor added.

“We are extremely glad that Sohail Khan international LLP is part of Kandy tuskers Consortium. Cricket and celluloid have been interconnected for a long and the presence of movie stars bring an element of fun, entertainment , and glamour to the whole proceedings,” said Ravin Wickramanratne, SLC VP AND LPL tournament director.

Former Sri Lankan skipper Hanshan Tillakaraten is the part of the kandy coaching staff. Earlier in this Week, Indian cricketers manvinder singh bisla and manpreet gony were picked by the Colombo kings Franchisee in the LPL player’s draft.

5 teams of LLP

Colombo Kings, Kandy Tuskers, Dambulla Hawks, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Stallions


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