From November 26th, Cricket fans around the world can watch the inaugural Lanka Premier League as it joins the ranks of other high profile T20 leagues, and becomes available to watch on LIVENow.
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 December 13th and 14th. The winner will take all on December 16th.
“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.”
“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 a number of live experiences and gives fans exclusive access to streams that can be enjoyed at home and with friends via group viewing option Watch Together.