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Lanka Premier League Terminates ”Dambulla Thunders’

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The Lanka Premier League (LPL) announced today the immediate termination and retraction of rights for the “Dambulla Thunders” franchise. This decision comes in response to recent legal issues faced by Tamim Rahman, CEO of Imperial Sports Group, the owner of the “Dambulla Thunders” franchise.

The LPL emphasized that while the specifics of the charges against Mr. Rahman remain unclear, maintaining the integrity and smooth running of the league is of utmost importance. The termination aims to uphold the values and reputation of the LPL, ensuring that all participants adhere to the highest standards of conduct and sportsmanship.

The league management is diligently addressing the consequences of this termination to ensure minimal disruption to the upcoming season. The LPL remains strongly committed to delivering an exciting and competitive tournament and will take all necessary steps to maintain the league’s integrity and success.

Anil Mohan, chairman of LPL rights holder IPG group, stated, “We are committed to the highest standards of transparency and professionalism and will continue to support all our teams, players, and fans during this transition.”

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