South Africa pacer Dale Steyn will be a part of Kandy Tuskers squad for the upcoming Lanka Premier League, the franchise introduced on Sunday. Taking to Twitter the franchise wrote, “We’re additionally thrilled to announce that one of many biggest bowlers of all time @DaleSteyn62 will be a part of the Kandy Tuskers squad!” Earlier within the day, Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor joined the squad forward of the event. “We’re excited to announce that @BrendanTaylor86 has joined #TuskerNation!” Tuskers tweeted.
The inclusion of Taylor and Steyn come as a reduction for the facet after Chris Gayle and Liam Plunkett pulled out of the event.
Sri Lanka Cricket on Saturday introduced that the event will undertake a zero-tolerance coverage towards any wrongdoing.
Sri Lanka Cricket’s Anti-Corruption Unit (SLC ACU) in collaboration with the Worldwide Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ICC ACU) is administering the anti-corruption initiatives on the LPL 2020, and related officers shall be current and vigilant at each match, occasion and, official capabilities all through the event on the venue and the resort.
The members, (gamers and officers) of the league are obliged to report any corrupt approaches, as and when it occurs to the Anti-Corruption Managers (ACMs) appointed for the LPL, and such reviews shall be handled strict confidentiality by the Anti-Corruption Unit in place.
LPL’s inaugural season will begin subsequent week regardless of star gamers together with Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga and others pulling out of the event. Within the LPL, 5 franchisee groups, named after Colombo, Kandy, Galle, Dambulla, and Jaffna will compete in 23 matches.
Colombo will tackle Kandy within the opening match of the LPL 2020 on the Mahinda Rajapaksa Worldwide Cricket Stadium in Hambantota on November 26.
On daily basis there shall be double headers until the semi-finals on December 13 and 14. The ultimate shall be performed on December 16.
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