All attempts to sabotage LPL will be defeated – Sports Minister

All attempts to sabotage LPL will be defeated – Sports Minister

Sports Minister Namal Rajapaksa says all attempts to sabotage the Lanka Premier League (LPL) cricket tournament will be defeated, Mawbima reported.

The Minister said, that a certain group of MPs from a Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) were attempting to sabotage the event scheduled to kick off from this Thursday (26) in the Mahinda Rajapaksa Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.

Minister Namal Rajapaksa pointed out that many countries have learned to move forward in parallel with the Covid-19 pandemic under strict guidelines, as well as many countries have begun to start hosting sports events.

The tournament will be held accordingly with the guide lines issued by the health authorities.