LPL : Gayle out, Malinga unlikely

November 19, 2020 at 10:52 AM

Big-hitting West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will not be featuring in the upcoming inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).

Chris Gayle has opted out of the franchise-based tournament due to personal reasons.

Meanwhile Sri Lanka’s T20 captain Lasith Malinga is also unlikely to play in the upcoming league. Malinga has not trained for nearly 8 months and has indicated a desire to pull out.

Malinga has not joined the Galle Gladiators team in Hambantota yet. He told NewsWire that he will make a decision about this in next few days. (NewsWire)