Asela Gunaratne ruled out of Hero Nidhahas Trophy squad

Asela Gunaratne

Media Release 22nd February, 2018 Asela Gunaratne, who sustained an injury in his right arm, while diving during one of the fielding drills and getting his arm caught in an awkward position during the Bangladesh tour will miss the upcoming ‘Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018,’ a T20 Tri-Series. The status of his injury is diagnosed as a ‘’Grade II rotator cuff strain with contusion’’. Gunratne is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the High Performance Center of the SLC.

Ticket Counters at SLC and RPICS will be opened for Nidahas Trophy Tickets

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Media Release  21st February, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will open its ticket counters starting from tomorrow (22nd February, 2018) to issue tickets for the upcoming Hero Nidahas Trophy, a T20 tournament set to start on the 06th March, 2018. Accordingly, fans can purchase tickets from the counters set in the SLC headquarters and R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium (RPCIS). Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh will play in the tournament while the fixture will consist of seven matches, including the final. All the matches will be played at the RPICs. Tickets are sold under 5 categories, ranging from Rs. 300 to Rs. 5000 and can be purchased for all the matches of the tri-series, except for the finals. For purchasing… Read More →

ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය තවත් වසර දහයක කාලයක් සාර්ථකව පවත්වාගෙන යාමට තරම් එහි ආර්ථික තත්ත්වය ශක්තිමත් – ක්‍රිකට් සභාපති

SLC Announces Commercial Partners of the Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018

ශ්‍රී ලංකා ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනය තවත් වසර දහයක කාලයක් සාර්ථකව පවත්වාගෙන යාමට තරම් එහි ආර්ථික තත්ත්වය දැන් ශක්තිමත්ව පවතින බව ක්‍රිකට් ආයතනයේ සභාපති, තිලංග සුමතිපාල මහතා පවසයි.  මාර්තු 06 වැනිදා සිට 18 වැනිදා දක්වා ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පැවැත්වෙන ඕවර 20-20 තුන්කොන් ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියෙන් රුපියල් මිලියන දාහක (රුපියල් බිලියනයක) ශුද්ධ ලාභයක් අපේක්ෂා කරන බව ද සුමතිපාල මහතා කීවේය. ඒ මහතා මේ අදහස් පළ කළේ ශ්‍රී ලංකාව, ඉන්දියාව හා බංග්ලාදේශයේ සහභාගිත්වයෙන් ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ පැවැත්වෙන නිදහස් කුසලාන තුන්කොන් ක්‍රිකට් තරගාවලියේ අනුග්‍රාහකයන් ප්‍රකාශයට පත් කිරීමට කොළඹ දී පැවැති මාධ්‍ය හමුවක දී ය. ඒ තරගාවලියේ රූපවාහිනී හා ගුවන්විදුලි නිල විකාශන අයිතිය ඉන්දියාවේ ඩී ස්පෝට්ස් නාලිකාවටත්, බංග්ලාදේශයේ චැනල් 9 නාලිකාවටත් පිරිනැමිණි.  මීට අමතරව අයි.ටී.ඩබ්ලිව්. උපදේශක සමාගමට ක්‍රීඩාංගණයේ දැන්වීම් ප්‍රචාරණ විකිණීමේ අයිතිය සහ නව මාධ්‍ය විකාශණ අයිතිය සහ තරගාවලියේ… Read More →

SLC Announces Commercial Partners of the Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018

SLC Announces Commercial Partners of the Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018

Media Release 08th February, 2018 Hero Motor Corp comes in as the ‘Title Sponsor’, hence the tournament here onwards will be known as ‘Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018’’ Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) this morning announced the successful tie up with several internationally reputed partners, thus making the Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018, a T20 Tri-Series, a tremendous commercial success, thus estimating a net profit of Rs. 1 billion. This is the first time since 2004, SLC solely went into the international market and secured partners to grant media and broadcasting rights of the Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018, directly to the respective territories (India and Bangladesh). The SLC also successfully secured partners for granting of Ground sponsorship, advertisement and residual media rights of… Read More →

Online sale of tickets for ‘Nidahas Trophy 2018’ has now commenced

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Media Release 2nd February, 2018 The online sale of tickets for the Tri-nation T20 Series ‘’Nidahas Trophy 2018’ has now commenced and fans can purchase tickets via Bookmyshow.com Tickets can be purchased for all the matches of the tri-series, except for the finals, which is set to take place on the 18th March, 2018. Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh will play in the tournament while the fixture, will see the 3 countries playing seven (7) T20s. The Tri-Series will commence on the 6th March, 2018 and will be played at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium. Fans also can buy tickets from the SLC headquarters and the RPIC ticket counter starting from 22nd February. Tickets are sold under 5 categories,… Read More →

Sri Lanka formally invites Bangladesh for the ‘Nidahas Trophy 2018’

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Media Release 15th January, 2018 Sri Lanka Cricket on Sunday formally invited the Bangladesh national team for the Tri-nation T20 Series “Nidahas Trophy 2018”. The invitation was handed over to Bangladeshi Test and T20 Captain Shakib Al Hasan by Angelo Mathews, Sri Lanka’s white-ball captain. The Nidahas Trophy 2018, played in celebration of Sri Lanka’s 70th year of independence, coincidentally, Sri Lanka Cricket’s 70th year as well, was announced in March this year at a joint media briefing, with the participation of the heads of participating countries, India, Bangladesh and host Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Cricket already made a formal invitation to the Indian National Team when the Sri Lankan team toured India. “In the case of India, Bangladesh and… Read More →

“Lets celebrate the passion that transcends all boundaries” – Thisara Perera

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Sri Lanka T20 captain Thisara Perera extended a formal invitation to the India national team last afternoon for the Tri-nation T20 Series “Nidahas Trophy 2018” The Nidahas Trophy 2018 – played in celebration of Sri Lanka’s 70th year of independence, coincidentally, Sri Lanka Cricket’s 70th year as well – was announced in March this year at a joint press conference of the heads of the participating countries, India, Bangladesh and host Sri Lanka. The fixture, will see the 3 countries play seven (7) T20s in Colombo at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium from the 8th to 20th of March 2018. Extending the invitation, the Sri Lanka captain said “our neighbours, friends and brothers India [and Bangladesh] share in the… Read More →

Nidahas Trophy 2018 fixtures announced

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Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the fixtures of the Tri-nation T20 Series “Nidahas Trophy 2018”. The Nidahas Trophy 2018 – played in celebration of Sri Lanka’s 70th year of independence, coincidentally, Sri Lanka Cricket’s 70th year as well – was announced in March this year at a joint press conference that gathered the heads of the participating countries, India, Bangladesh and host Sri Lanka. Details of the fixtures have now been confirmed. The 3 countries will play 7 T20s in Colombo at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium from the 8th to 20th of March 2018. Speaking at the launch, Bangladesh Cricket Board President, Nazmul Hassan Papon, stated that “the support and contribution of Sri Lanka [and India] in Bangladesh’s… Read More →