Sri Lankan Team with children from the charity ‘Room to Read’

ICC World Twenty20 2012 CSR Activities

The ICC piloted a partnership with the educational non-profit Room to Read during the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011 and the success of this initiative convinced both parties to extend the relationship through to 2015. Room to Read works to One of the early fruits of this partnership, has been the development of local language cricket books to promote literacy, the first of which features local star Angelo Mathews. The book titled, Little Angelo’s Big Day in Cricket, is available in both Sinhalese and Tamil and will be distributed to youngsters throughout Sri Lanka as part of the ICC World Twenty 20’s commitment to the local community. In India, Virat Kohli has taken a stand as the brand ambassador for… Read More →

First Ever “Level 2” Coaching Course conducted by SLC

Mahel @ SLC Coaching Clinic

Sri Lanka Cricket’s National Coaching Department recently conducted its first ever Level 2 Cricket Coaching Course successfully with twenty participating in the said course. The Course duration spanned over 7 days, five days of educational material & two days were allocated for assessments. The first course of its kind catered to candidates from Clubs tear (A & B) /District & Provincial Coaches. In the past SLC obtained the services of Cricket Australia to conduct such programs at a costly amount, also many interested individuals in the Country have travelled overseas to participate in such Courses & had to bear a very high cost. The current National Coaching Department Coaches were used as presenters during the course in many different aspects… Read More →

Mahindra bags Title Sponsorship rights of Sri Lanka Premier League

Mahindra Sri Lanka Premier League to kick off on August 11, 2012 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India’s leading SUV manufacturer has partnered with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league, as their Title Sponsors. The prestigious League kicks off from August 11 and will be played over three weeks at two venues – Colombo and Kandy. The inaugural edition of this League will feature seven provincial teams in a round-robin league format, with the winners having the distinction of playing in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) as one of the teams in the qualifiers. Upali Dharmadasa, President of Sri Lanka Cricket said: “Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) is proud and honoured to have on board, one of… Read More →