Lanka T10 League will feature some of the finest international stars along with Sri Lanka’s top international stars. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: The inaugural edition of the Lanka T10 League will be held from December 12 to 22.

The tournament, which was initially planned to be held in June 2023, was shifted to December this year, as SLC deemed the ‘December window’ as the most appropriate to conduct the league, and the timing will complement Sri Lanka’s Domestic and International Cricketing Calendar.

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Lanka T10 League, Sri Lanka’s newest addition to its annual cricket calendar will feature some of the finest international stars along with Sri Lanka’s top international stars. The action-packed competition will also provide opportunities for the brightest young talents in the country to mix, mingle, and play along with international stars.

“ I have full confidence that this tournament will be a resounding success, contributing to Sri Lanka Cricket’s ability to stay current with the evolving trends in the game.,” said Shammi Silva, President, Sri Lanka Cricket. “We foresee that this event will not solely captivate cricket enthusiasts, but also serve as a catalyst for popularising the tournament broadly,” Silva added.

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Chairman of TTen Global Sports Shaji ul Mulk with Shammi Silva, President, Sri Lanka Cricket. Image Credit: Supplied

Stepping stone

Anil Mohan, founder and CEO, IPG Group, said: “This is a great stepping stone for us as we get to organise another exciting chapter in Sri Lankan Cricket. Our league unites the top international stars and local talent on an exciting platform for cricket enthusiasts worldwide. Together, we aim to make history and elevate the game with every thrilling match.”

The tournament will feature six men’s teams, with each team consisting of a squad of 16 players, along with six foreign players.

“We’re thrilled to bring T10 cricket to Sri Lanka, and we’re grateful to SLC for their support. This league holds added significance as it is formally endorsed by esteemed members like SLC, highlighting the credibility and excitement surrounding this new era in Sri Lankan cricket.” Shaji ul Mulk, Chairman of TTen Global Sports, representing the Event Rights Partner.

The matches will be played in some of Sri Lanka’s top international cricket venues and under lights.