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Lanka Premier League 2020 – Munaf Patel and Irfan Pathan sign with the Kandy Tuskers

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In the Sri Lanka Premier League 2020 season, an Indian actor named Sohail Khan owns a team called Kandy Tuskers. For the 2020 season, this franchise has signed two Indian bowlers in their team.

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Munaf Patel and Irfan Pathan are the two bowlers from India who are signed in the Sri Lankan Premier League for the 2020 season by Sohail Khan’s Kandy Tuskers franchise. Apart from Patel and Pathan, two more Indian players will participate in this T20 league.

Manvinder Bisla and Manpreet Gony are the two other players from India who will play in the Lanka Premier League 2020 season. The Kandy Tuskers will rope in Irfan and Munaf as their overseas players, while the franchise has also picked Chris Gayle, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, and Liam Plunkett in their side.

The owner of Kandy Tuskers, Sohail Khan, said that the addition of Irfan Pathan with other big names in the team would only add the team’s firepower to move ahead in this competition.

Irfan Pathan has expressed his excitement to be part of the Lanka Premier League with the Kandy Tuskers franchise. He said that he is looking forward to playing in that tournament for more experience as the franchise has named few big players in the team.

The fixtures of the Lanka Premier League 2020 season was announced last week. The tournament will start on Thursday, 26th November 2020, at Mahindra Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota, where the Kandy Tuskers will take on Colombo Kings in their opening match.

The final match of Lanka Premier League season 2020 will be played on 16th December 2020, while the semi-final matches of this T20 league tournament will be played on 13th December 2020 and 14th December 2020.

The Full member Team of Kandy Tuskers – Kusal Perera, Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett, Wahab Riaz, Kusal Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Seekkuge Prasanna, Asela Gunaratne, Naveen-ul-Haq, Kamindu Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Priyamal Perera, Kavishka Anjula, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Samarakoon, Nishan Madushka, Chamikara Edirisinghe, Ishan Jayaratne, Irfan Pathan, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and their coach for this season is Hashan Tilakaratne.

The Full Schedule of Kandy Tuskers in Lanka Premier League 2020 season –

  •  Match 1- 26th November 2020, 7:30 PM
    vs Colombo Kings
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 2 – November 28 2020, 3:30 PM
    vs Dambulla Viking
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 3 – 30th November 2020, 7:30 PM
    vs Galle Gladiators
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 4 – 1st December 2020, 7:30 PM
    vs Jaffna Stallions
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 5 – 3rd December 2020, 7:30 PM
    vs Dambulla Viking
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 6 – 5th December 2020, 7:30 PM
    vs Colombo Kings
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 7 – 9th December 2020, 3:30 PM
    vs Jaffna Stallions
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota
  • Match 8 – 10th December 2020, 7:30 PM
    vs Galle Gladiators
    Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota

 

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