Softlogic Holdings Acquires Colombo Franchise For LPL 2021 
Posted 19,November

By Chaveendra Dunuwille

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The Colombo Franchise of the 2nd Lanka Premier League (LPL) will see a new face as franchise owner as Softlogic Holdings PLC Founder & Chairman Ashok Pathirage acquired the team. 

The inaugural LPL session was held from the 26th November 2020 to the 16th of December 2020 inside a bio-bubble at the Mahinda Rajapakse International Stadium in Hambantota. The inaugural tournament saw a cumulative audience of 557 million and a social media reach of 218 million. LPL also received mentions of 133.478 throughout all social media platforms. The tournament was also televised through Sky Sports, Sony Sports Network, Geo & PTV. 

The LPL promoter, the Dubai-based production giant IPG Founder, Anil Mohan, stated that he was happy to welcome Softlogic to LPL. The second LPL session will commence from the 5th of December, 2021, and will present an impressive cast of young & experienced local & overseas talent.