Chris Gayle pulls out of LPL, franchise confirms | Cricket Information

COLOMBO: West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has pulled out of the inaugural Lanka Premier League, Kandy Tuskers have confirmed on Wednesday.
Gayle was set to affix the previous India all-rounder Irfan Pathan, Munaf Patel, native icon Kusal Perera, Sri Lankan T20 specialists Kusal Mendis and Nuwan Pradeep, and England right-arm quick bowler Liam Plunkett amongst others within the staff.
“We’re unhappy to announce that Chris Gayle won’t be enjoying for us on this 12 months’s @LPLT20_,” Kandy Tuskers wrote on Twitter.

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 LPL on the Mahinda Rajapaksa Worldwide Cricket Stadium in Hambantota on November 26.
Daily can have doubleheaders until the semi-finals on December 13 and 14, 2020. The ultimate can be performed on December 16.

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