Lanka Premier League 2020, is yet to begin. However, the continuous setbacks have raised an alarm for the organizers. Earlier, Sarfraz Ahmed pulled out his name of the tournament. Though the Pakistani Keeper had pulled out due to national commitments. Now, Chris Gayle often claimed as ‘Universe Boss’ by the fans also withdrew his name as he could not agree on commercial understanding with the organizers.
Kandy Tuskers, which is owned by the Bollywood’s Star Salman Khan’s family. The franchise has signed Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel and various other Sri-Lankan cricketers. Lasith Malinga, who pulled out of the just-concluded IPL citing personal reasons, is in two minds.
.There are also reports of fast bowlers Wahab Riaz and Liam Plunkett are also almost certain to pull out. Amidst all the chaos, Sri Lanka Cricket has projected confidence.
LPL director Ravin Wickramaratne told ESPNcricinfo. “Player contracts have been delivered, and they will have to come back to us with their lawyers and all that,” “There have been issues with transferring money. We’ll talk to franchisees when they arrive. Before the tournament starts they will have to pay 40% to the players.”