UVA Premier League T20 tournament: Due to coronavirus, the ban on sports competitions around the world is slowly ending. Football first started. After this many other games started between closed doors. England's cricket team will also play a three-Test series against the West Indies at the empty stadium from next month. Cricket is also coming back in Asia. The T20 league will start in Sri Lanka from 29 June i.e. Monday. It will also feature legendary cricketers Tillakaratne Dilshan, Dasun Shanaka, Ajantha Mendis and Parvez Mahroof.
Permission has been taken from the Sri Lankan government to start the tournament. Sri Lanka has claimed that it has not had a community spread of Kovid-19. For this reason, the government also removed the lockdown on Sunday, 28 June. The tournament will be played in double round robin format. The top team will qualify for the finals. The eliminator match will be played between the second and third placed teams. The winning team will play against the number one team in the final. The tournament will be broadcast on the Fancode app, Youtube and Facebook.
Teams and Players:
Monaragala Hornets: Tillakaratne Dilshan (captain), Ajit Ekanayake (wicketkeeper), Kasun Senanayake (vice-captain), Binroo Fernando, Shriyan Vijeratne, Chetan De Silva, Dhyan Ranatunga, Chamind Silva, Imesh Udayanga, Chituranga Kumara, Pradeep Vitharna, Nishan Mendis, Umesh Karunaratun , Mark Navanjaya, Sachitra Serasinghe.
Unilions Mahiyanganaya: Thilan Tussara (Captain), Haren Silva, Manela Uderwate, Anurudha Rayapaksha, Malinda Lokundatige, Kavidu Gunaratne (wicket-keeper), Sadanal Elwalge, Shriyan Chandimal (Vice-Captain), Hasanjeet Munavira, Amal Anapanu, Bathay Jayasuriya, Nisala Perera, Nisala Perera Herath, Nuwan Pushpakumara, Suranga Vikramasinghe.
Badulla Sea Eagles: Parvez Maharoof (Captain), Shehan Ranatunga (Vice-Captain), Nilanka Jayawardene, Pradeep Samaraweera, Chaturanga Disnayake, Lahiru Udesh, Singing Signs, Navinda Imalka, Sameera Tharanga (Wicketkir), Chanaka Mendis, Rohan Pathina, Niroshan Chaturanga, Yashanta Vishwa Karunaratne, Dasun Shanaka.
Wellawaya Vipers: Ajantha Mendis (Captain), Rashmina Kesara, Lahiru Meduvantha, Chathura Manranga, Sandun Dushmantha, Chandana Lakmal, Achintha Eranda, Aditya Sirivardhane (wicketkeeper), Ananth Bandasa, Akila Dushyantha, Amila Sendira, Amila Tusara, Anjis – Anjis Captain), Gayan Chaturangae.
|The date||Time||The match|
|29 June||11:00 AM||Monargala Hornets V / S Velavaya Vipers|
|29 June||02:30 PM||Unilience Mahianganaya V / S Badula Sea Eagles|
|30 June||11:00 AM||Unilience Mahianganaya V / S Velavaya Vipers|
|30 June||02:30 PM||Monargala Hornets V / S Badula Sea Eagles|
|1 July||11:00 AM||Monargala Hornets V / S Unalien Mahiangaya|
|1 July||02:30 PM||Velavaya Vipers V / S Badula C Eagles|
|2 July||11:00 AM||Unilience Mahianganaya V / S Badula Sea Eagles|
|2 July||02:30 PM||Monargala Hornets V / S Velavaya Vipers|
|3 July||11:00 AM||Monargala Hornets V / S Badula Sea Eagles|
|3 July||02:30 PM||Unilience Mahianganaya V / S Velavaya Vipers|
|4th of July||11:00 AM||Monargala Hornets V / S Unalien Mahiangaya|
|4th of July||02:30 PM||Velavaya Vipers V / S Badula C Eagles|
|5 July||11:00 AM||Eliminator Second Position V / S Third Position|
|5 July||02:30 PM||Final First Position Team V / S Eliminator Winner|