Sri Lanka mull cancelling their Twenty20 league

Sri Lanka Cricket officials will decide if they should cancel the SLPL altogether or cancel this year's tournament and continue from 2014

updated: July 17, 2013 18:56 IST
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Colombo: Sri Lanka's cricket authorities will decide later on Wednesday whether to scrap their Twenty20 league after all franchise holders defaulted on payments for the tournament, officials said.

A meeting of Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) officials was underway in Colombo over the future of the tournament, which is scheduled to start in August this year.

Officials said all seven franchises for the Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL) were held by Indian companies. But they had failed to meet several deadlines to pay nearly three million dollars.

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