Accordingly, Andre Russell, Fuff du Plessis, Dawid Malan, Manwinder Bisla and David Miller have informed of their inability to participate in the tournament.
Miller, Du Plessis and Dawid Malan have informed that due to limited overs series between South Africa and England starting on November 27 they will not be able to participate.
According to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Russell has been injured.
Manwinder Bisla, the fifth player to reject the tournament,has not given a reason.
The LPL is scheduled to start on November 21 and end on December 13.