LPL 2021 – Official Song Released: Sri Lanka’s leading singer & Youtube sensation Yohani De Silva has sung the official song for the forthcoming season of the Lanka Premier League. The ‘manike mage hithe’ fame singer along with other leading singers from the island nation were present on the occasion of release of the official song. The tournament organizer & Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) released the official song ‘Ekwa Jayagamu’ sung by a stellar line-up of artistes at the launch event in Colombo – Follow all LPL 2021 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN
“Ekwa Jayagamu” the theme song for the tournament, features a number of Sri Lanka’s most famous pop-stars, including ‘Bathiya and Santhush’, Yohani, Sanka, Sajitha, Umaria and ADK.
LPL 2021: Lanka Premier League launches official song sung by ‘manike mage hithe’ fame singer Yohani and other Sri Lankan artists
Lanka Premier League: Meanwhile during the occasion, Dialog Axiata was also unveiled as the official Telecommunication Partner of the league. The tourney will commence on December 05th 2021, while the grand finale will be played on December 23. The five franchise teams, Colombo Stars, Dambulla Giants, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Kings and Kandy Warriors will battle it out in 24 league and knockout matches in this years tourney.
In the inaugural LPL played in 2020, Jaffna Stallions, skippered by the experienced Thisara Perera, defeated the Galle Gladiators to clinch the coveted title.
Commenting on the launch of the LPL, Minister of Youth and Sports, Namal Rajapaksa, stated, “Developing our young cricketers is a top priority for Sri Lanka, and we look forward to the upcoming Lanka Premier League as an avenue to accelerate their development. I am thankful to Dialog Axiata for hosting the launch event, and also look forward to a tournament that is sure to be filled with memorable matches”.
Mohan De Silva, Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket said, “High-calibre tournaments such as the LPL act as an incubator for SLC to identify and nurture players who will one day represent the national team and bring glory to the country at the international level. Budding players get much-needed exposure playing with and against foreign players which will shorten their learning curve. I wish the LPL the very best for a successful tourney.”
“Dialog is pleased to have stepped forward as the Official Telecommunication Partner of the LPL, which is a vibrant and prestigious tournament in the South Asian region,” Supun Weerasinghe, Group Chief Executive of Dialog Axiata PLC said. He further commented, “As the national team sponsor for almost 10 years, Dialog has been an avid supporter of the development of cricket in Sri Lanka, and a tourney such as the LPL will be an excellent platform to scout, identify and select our future champions for the national team.”
Dialog Axiata is the proud sponsor of Sri Lanka’s National Cricket, Volleyball and Netball teams in Sri Lanka