LIVENOW PLAYS A BLINDER WITH LANKA PREMIER LEAGUE
- Sri Lanka’s new domestic cricket T20 league to play out exclusively on LIVENow in 111 countries.
- Fans across the world, from Australia and South Africa, to the UK and USA, can tune in to LIVENow for the start of play on Thursday 26 November.
- 5 teams and 23 matches over 15 days, the tournament has attracted 90 of the World’s top players.
- Tickets available via LIVENow with the first four matches free.
London, United Kingdom, Wednesday, November 25 2020: Cricket fans around the world can catch something new on LIVENow tomorrow. The inaugural Lanka Premier League joins the ranks of other high profile T20 leagues played around the world, and is available to watch live, on LIVENow.
Thursday 26 November marks start of play. Five teams – Colombo Kings, Dambulla Vikings, Galle Gladiators, Jaffna Stallions and Kandy Tuskers – will compete in 8 games during the first round. Four teams will advance to the Semi-Finals to decide the two finalists on Sunday 13th and Monday 14th of December. The winner will take all on Wednesday 16 December.
Top Sri Lankan players, including Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal will be joined by other high profile international cricket stars including Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Amir and Dale Steyn.
“It’s such an honour for LIVENow to be part of the worldwide launch of Lanka Premier League,” explains Marc Watson, Director at LIVENow. “T20 is an exciting format, cricket fans love it and it’s really accessible to sporting enthusiasts looking to discover something new. Our sports schedule is designed to engage audiences around the world, Lanka Premier League perfectly complements the variety and thrill of our programming.”
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“We are really looking forward to working with LIVENow,” added Anil Mohan, CEO of Innovative Production Group, the rights holders of the Lanka Premier League 2020-2024. “The potential to harness LIVENow’s global footprint to reach every fan wanting to watch the inaugural Lanka Premier League 2020 was an attractive proposition for us and we are delighted to secure coverage across five continents in these unprecedented times.”
LIVENow is home to amazing live experiences and aims to entertain, engage and educate. Sports, concerts, workouts, stand-up comedy, inspirational speakers and more are broadcast to screens around the world. Passionate about sharing events as they happen, LIVENow gives fans exclusive access to live-streams that can be enjoyed at home and with friends via group viewing option Watch Together.
For further information and to watch, visit LIVENow
Lanka Premier League will be available on LIVENow in the following countries:
|Europe||Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City.|
|South & Sub Saharan Africa||Angola, Burundi, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao Tome, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|
|South & Central America||Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama|
|South East Asia||Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam|
|North America||United States of America|