Dialog backs Sri Lanka women’s cricket team for series against Bangladesh – The Island
Sri Lanka’s leading connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, has emerged as the official sponsor of the national women’s cricket team for their ODI and T20I series against the visiting Bangladesh national team which began on April 29th.
Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka consists of three ODIs and three T20 Internationals. The ODI series will be played at the P. Sara Oval while the T20Is will be played at the SSC Ground.
“Sri Lanka Cricket is proud to be associated with Dialog Axiata PLC, a long-standing partner and supporter of cricket in Sri Lanka,” said Upul Navaratne Bandara, Sri Lanka Cricket Marketing Director. “We appreciate their continued commitment to the development of women’s football in Sri Lanka and look forward to a successful partnership with them as the official sponsor of the Sri Lanka women’s national cricket team for the Bangladesh Tour of Sri Lanka.”
“We are delighted to sponsor the Sri Lanka women’s national cricket team for the bilateral series against Bangladesh,” said Harsha Samaranayake, Vice President – Brand and Media, Group Marketing, Dialog Axiata PLC. “After a decade as an official sponsor of the National Cricket Team, we remain steadfast in our commitment to strengthening the sport through these initiatives. At Dialog, we firmly believe in creating opportunities for women to participate at all levels. We are committed to supporting the growth and development of women’s cricket in Sri Lanka and this sponsorship is a testament to that commitment.”
A prolific promoter of the sport in the country, Dialog has been a key supporter of cricket in Sri Lanka for over a decade and has played an integral role in the development of the sport at all levels. This sponsorship is a testament to Dialog’s longstanding relationship with Sri Lankan cricket and its unwavering commitment to empowering women in sport. Dialog Axiata recognizes the importance of creating opportunities for women to participate in sport at all levels and is committed to promoting women’s cricket in Sri Lanka.
Dialog Axiata is a proud sponsor of the volleyball, netball and esports teams. The company also has close ties to President’s Gold Cup Volleyball, national junior and senior netball tournaments, school cricket, school rugby, premier football and the Paralympic sports by hosting the Army Para Games, the National Para Games and the Sri Lankan contingent for World Supports Paralympic Games.