Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka is a much-anticipated cricketing event for the nation, as it takes place after lapse of 6 years. Comprising a total of three matches, the ‘Daraz Cup’ T20I series will take place at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium and Pallekelle International Cricket Stadium on 7, 8,and 11 June.
Cricket in the island nation has come a long way to become the essence that transcends all boundaries and brings Sri Lankans together to cheer in one voice for the country. As a brand committed to make a difference in the national sporting arena, Daraz is pleased to announce its role as the Title Sponsor.
Daraz Sri Lanka Managing Director Rakhil Fernando commented: “We are excited to be powering the dynamic ‘Daraz Cup’ T20 cricketing encounter between Sri Lanka and Australia that marks a significant milestone on the sporting calendar of the nation. Supporting our young and dynamic National Cricket Team and encouraging our young athletes to make great strides in international sports is now a part of our DNA. As a youth-centric brand, we consider it our duty to help build confidence in our players to bring glory to our country, especially during this phase of difficulty and turbulence.”
Over the years, Daraz has played an active role in patronizing the most loved sport in Sri Lanka, the roots of which in then Ceylon dates back to the 1800s. In the recent past, the largest online shopping destination came on board as the Official Overseas Team Sponsor of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and partnered with SLC for the 2021 England tour of Sri Lanka. It also partnered with SLC for Lanka Premier League (LPL), livestreaming matches on the Daraz App, and also co-sponsored the Test series of Sri Lanka’s tour of South Africa in 2020.