Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce, that South Africa will arrive tomorrow (Monday) in Sri Lanka on a 5 ODI & 3 T20 matches to be played from the 20th of July 2013 onwards. The world famous Proteas will go all out to beat the Lions in their homeland and it will be explosive cricket all around in the next few weeks.
South Africa who first came to Sri Lanka in 1993 under the captaincy of Kepler Wessels, are on their 3rd tour of Sri Lanka.
Proteas will play in Colombo, Kandy & move on to Hambantota for the final two T20 matches on this tour. the full schedule is attached herewith.
Sri Lankan cricket fans will see their hero’s take the field for the very first time with their new Team Sponsor Dialog Axiata PLC who signed a 3 year deal very recently. MAS who have singed the deal to be the National Team Clothing Sponsor, will be proudly worn by the National Cricketers on their home soil.
Ten Sports who have signed as the International Television & Broadcasting Sponsor will take this tour to billions of viewers worldwide. CSN will be the Local TV partner and SLBC will the Local Radio Broadcast partner for this tour.
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo will be the Host Hotel for both Teams, while Mahaveli Reach will be the Host Hotel in Kandy. In Hambantota the Sri Lankan Team will stay at the newly built Grand Udawalawe Safari Resort and the South African Team will be at Peacock Beach Hotel Hambantota.
Interestingly, Most of the Corporate Boxes have been reserved by the Sri Lankan business community for the entertainment of their top clients during this series. Few more Corporate Boxes are available at the Marketing Division of SLC (0112681601-4).
Tickets are selling fast at SLC and at the grounds.
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