Lessons from the first SLPL
The Sri Lanka Premier League would need to improve upon a number of areas as questions have arisen after the inaugural edition. Buwaneka Kodithuwakku in the Island Cricket analyses the shortfalls.
Most of the overseas players at this year’s SLPL were T20 specialists, retired players and domestic overseas players with no international experience. It would not have mattered to most of them when the SLPL was played, just as long as the SLPL did not clash with the two richest T20 leagues – the Indian Premier League and Australia’s Big Bash League.
Devashish Fuloria is a sub-editor with ESPNcricinfo