Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis and West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell have been selected as Colombo Kings’ overseas marquee players for the Lanka Premier League next month.
Colombo also chose former Lanka captain Angelo Mathews in an online draft late Monday, led by Australian Dave Whitmore, who honored Sri Lanka for the World Cup in 1996.
The five-team Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka was scheduled to be held in August-September, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic. It will now start on 21 November. 13 in Kandy and Hambantota.
West Indies players Chris Gayle (Candy Tuskers) and Carlos Brathwaite (Dambulla Hawks), South Africa’s David Miller (Dambulla) and Pakistanis Shahid Afridi (Gaul Gladiators) and Shoaib Malik (Jaffna Stallion) are among the other top foreign players. For the tournament.
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