Former Cricketers Malinga, Jayasuriya, Vaas to Mentor Sri Lankan PUBG Cell Groups

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Former cricketers Lasith Malinga, Sanath Jayasurya, and Chaminda Vaas enter esports as mentors for Sri Lankan PUBG Cell groups.

They are going to be mentoring franchised PUBG Cell teams- Kandurata Kings, Southern Sharks, and Rajarata Giants, respectively.

All three PUBG Cell groups are a part of a franchised event referred to as Singer Esports Premier League 2021 (EPL 2021).


A number of former Sri Lankan cricketers, Lasith Malinga, Sanath Jayasuriya, and Chaminda Vaas have entered esports as mentors for native PUBG Cell groups, Kandurata Kings, Southern Sharks, and Rajarata Giants, respectively. These groups are franchised PUBG Cell groups which can be a part of the Singer Esports Premier League 2021 (EPL 2021), an upcoming Sri Lankan event that’s scheduled to happen from 28th August to October. This follows the signing of retired Sri Lankan cricketer, Russel Arnold who joined because the mentor of Northern Rangers. Again then in a dialog with AFK Gaming, Raveen Wijayatilake – CEO of Gamer.LK had acknowledged that many different legends would quickly be becoming a member of the franchised groups.

A number of former Sri Lankan star cricketers enter esports as PUBG Cell mentors

Three former worldwide Sri Lankan cricketers have entered cellular esports as mentors for various PUBG Cell groups that are a part of a franchised event.

The expert Sri Lankan quick bowler Lasith Malinga would be the guiding mild for Kandurata Kings as he enters PUBG Cell.

Lasith Malinga enters PUBG Cell as mentor for Kandurata Kings

The legendary left hand batsman, Sanath Jayasuriya who was additionally the previous captain of the Sri Lankan nationwide facet, can be mentoring Southern Sharks as he takes his first steps into esports.

Sanath Jayasuriya enters PUBG Cell as mentor for Southern Sharks

The favored Sri Lankan pacer, Chaminda Vaas has additionally come onboard because the mentor for the Rajarata Giants.

Chaminda Vaas enters PUBG Cell as mentor for Rajarata Giants

These three immensely proficient cricketers can be guiding their respective sides within the upcoming PUBG Cell event EPL 2021 which incorporates a large LKR 1,000,000 ($5,008 USD) prize pool.

This event options 12 franchised PUBG Cell groups which can be made up of gamers that qualify by way of the ‘Solo – Open Qualifiers’. A complete of 60 PUBG Cell gamers can be shortlisted for the ‘Group Public sale’ stage, the place groups will bid to recruit them – 4 gamers and a substitute.

As soon as all of the groups are set with their respective lineups they are going to go up towards one another within the Playoffs, solely the highest 9 groups will transfer forward from right here to the Tremendous Weekends after which the Grand Last.

The format we have now launched this 12 months allows any gamer throughout the island to compete and get recruited into one of many 12 franchised groups. With LKR 1 million up for grabs, and the prospect to play with Sri Lanka’s prime Esports expertise, we’ve created a transparent pathway for any aspiring Esports athlete to succeed in the highest and be rewarded for it.

Raveen Wijayatilake, CEO of Gamer.LK

Wijayatilake had earlier teased the addition of different legends that can be becoming a member of the PUBG Cell franchise league. Nicely, this has actually come true as world well-known athletes are prepared to show and information younger players who’re taking their first steps in aggressive esports.