Viv Richards. (Picture Supply: Ashley Allen/Getty Photographs)

Some of the revered figures on the earth of cricket, Sir Vivian Richards has joined the Lanka Premier League (LPL) 2022 as a model ambassador. It offers an enormous enhance to the third version of the match which will probably be performed from Tuesday, sixth December to Friday, twenty third December.  

Vivian Richards performed like a king throughout his entire cricketing profession. He’s excited to get to Sri Lanka, a rustic the place he has at all times acquired large reward and love by the cricket followers.  

“I’m delighted to be the model ambassador of the third version of the LPL and wish to say that this match is unearthing some nice skills in Sri Lanka. We noticed the facility of Sri Lankan cricket within the Asia Cup this yr and LPL actually has an element to play in that success. I’ve seen the final two editions of this match and the standard of cricket was chic and I’m positive that gamers will preserve it within the upcoming version as properly,” stated Vivian Richards. 

He remarked, “I get nice love from the Sri Lankan folks and love this nation. I’m actually excited to get to Sri Lanka for the upcoming season of the LPL, particularly after the way in which this nation and its folks have overcome the powerful instances lately. The upcoming version of the match can even put a smile again on the faces of the folks of this nice nation. I’m positive will probably be an enormous success.” 

LPL achieved nice success during the last two editions and followers will probably be desperate to see their superstars in motion once more. Aside from giving a platform to younger Sri Lankan gamers, the match has been an enormous success when it comes to viewership as properly. Solely, the inaugural version of the LPL reached a cumulative viewers of 557 million folks by way of TV, digital-social area and conventional media retailers. 

The groups, gamers and sponsors bought numerous media visibility by way of LPL and followers bought to see high worldwide stars in motion in entrance of their eyes in Sri Lanka. The second version of the match additionally had related success and the founding father of LPL, Anil Mohan can also be excited for the upcoming version of the match as properly. 

“We’re happy to announce one of many best batters of all time, Vivian Richards as Model Ambassadors for the 2022 LPL. Having somebody like Sir Vivian Richards will enhance the league and entice extra followers from the entire world, and assist in our quest to make this match a world cricketing attraction. I’m actually excited to see nice Sri Lankan skills on show within the league,” commented Anil Mohan, Chairman of IPG Group and founding father of LPL. 

Event Director of the LPL 2022 Samantha Dodanwela can also be delighted with the presence of a legendary determine like Vivian Richards within the match. 

“We’re excited to have legend Vivian Richards with us in LPL. He is a superb ambassador of the sport we love and the Sri Lankan cricket is honoured to have him as its guiding mild within the match. Having him as a model ambassador will give a much-needed enhance to the league as his sheer presence is sufficient to make a league widespread in world cricket,” stated Samantha Dodanwela. 

He added, “Vivian Richards’ expertise and experience will probably be helpful for a match which has been on a development path since its inaugural version carried out two years in the past. His involvement within the league can inspire the following technology of the Sri Lankan cricket and in addition uplift the aura of the league.” 

The LPL 2022 will see the participation of various star worldwide cricketers. The names embody Evin Lewis, Carlos Brathwaite, Janneman Malan, Dwaine Pretorius, D’Arcy Quick, and Shoaib Malik, amongst a number of different gamers. The primary match of the match will probably be performed between Jaffna Kings and Galle Gladiators in Hambantota. 



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