The Lanka Premier League (LPL) is all set to begin its second season in November 2021. The tournament comprises 5 city-based franchise teams. The teams will compete against each other to win the championship. Colombo Stars is one of the franchise team which will take part in the championship. The team is looking strong on paper and also have good international capped cricketers. The fixtures are not announced yet, but the matches will be held in Kandy and Hambantota. The captain of the team is not announced yet, but there are many options for captaincy in the squad. The key players for Colombo Stars are Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana and Dinesh Chandimal in local players and they also have quality overseas players such as Andre Russell, FAF du Plessis and Indian cricketer Manpreet Singh Gony.
The team is full of match-winners, and surely they will give tough competition to their opponents. The team is coached by Australian expert Dav Whatmore. FAF du Plessis was in great form in IPL 2020, and his form will be very joyful for Colombo Stars. He is an experienced cricketer, and the team and franchise will have good expectations from him for LPL 2021. It is very important for experienced players to play with responsibility and to guide youngsters towards glory. The tournament will also bring lots of positivity in Sri Lanka in this Covid Pandemic time. The tournament will also help young local players of Sri Lanka to learn many things related to the game from senior cricketers. The bench strength of Colombo Stars is also very good. Colombo Stars will give their best to win the first championship of LPL.