LPL 2023: For the first time, the Colombo Strikers team is participating in the Lanka Premier League to be held in Sri Lanka. This team has announced the icon players of its team on Tuesday. In which the name of Pakistan captain Babar Azam is also included. Apart from them, fast bowlers Naseem Shah, Matheesha Pathirana and Chamika Karunaratne will be seen playing from this team.
Babar Azam’s T20 record is great. The opener has scored 9201 runs in 260 T20 matches at an amazing average of 44.02. Babar playing in this league is sure to attract a lot of attention from cricket fans across the globe. Apart from Babar, everyone’s eyes will also be on Naseem Shah, this young fast bowler has made a big name in a very short time.
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Team owner expressed happiness
Announcing the Icon Players, Colombo Strikers owner Sagar Khanna said that he is very excited about the presence of these players in the team. We are very excited to have four of T20’s biggest stars among our Icon Players. We have built a strong core group around which we will build a formidable team for this season. With these superstars, we are on our way to build a formidable team.
When will Lanka Premier League be played
The Lanka Premier League 2023 will start from 31 July, while the final match will be played on 22 August.