LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings; Lalchand Rajput to coach Kandy Warriors in Lanka Premier League- check all details

LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings- As we inch closer to the start of the Lanka Premier League, slated to begin…

LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings; Lalchand Rajput to coach Kandy Warriors in Lanka Premier League- check all details
LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings; Lalchand Rajput to coach Kandy Warriors in Lanka Premier League- check all details

LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings- As we inch closer to the start of the Lanka Premier League, slated to begin on December 5, 2021, each of the five franchises – Colombo Stars, Dambulla Giants, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Kings and Kandy Warriors – have been making some crucial appointments.

LPL 2021: Former Sri Lanka Skipper Angelo Mathews has been named the Captain of the Colombo Stars. The experience of Mathews, who has played 168 T20s in his career, will be vital for the Kings’ success in the upcoming season. Kandy Warriors appointed World T20 2007 winning coach Lalchand Rajput as their Head Coach for the upcoming season and Sri Lankan first-class cricketer Ruvin Peiris has been named as Rajput’s deputy. The Warriors have appointed former India fast bowler Atul Wassan as their Director of Cricket.

LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings; Lalchand Rajput to coach Kandy Warriors in Lanka Premier League

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The Jaffna Kings have signed the upcoming T20 star Praveen Jayawickrama for the upcoming season. The left-arm orthodox bowler has taken 12 wickets in 15 matches at an average of 19.41 in his T20 career so far. Jayawickrama will have the opportunity to bowl alongside ICC T20 World Number one Wanindu Hasaranga in the Jaffna Kings set-up as well.

Among other updates, the Kandy Warriors have signed talented wicketkeeper batter Minod Bhanuka, while experienced Wicketkeeper batter Kusal Perera has joined the Colombo Stars.

“We are just a few days away from the Lanka Premier League and we are delighted to see the franchises settling their squad and the support staff team members. We are eagerly looking forward to a great contest and hope that the upcoming season is even better than the last one.” Anil Mohan – Founder and CEO of Dubai-based production giant IPG, the official promoter of LPL stated in a release.

LPL 2021- Angelo Mathews to captain Colombo Kings; Lalchand Rajput to coach Kandy Warriors in Lanka Premier League

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