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    Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2015 on October 19

    September 30, 2015

    The 2015 edition of the prestigious Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards was launched recently, to recognise the stars of the game. The event will take place on 19th October, to recognise and honour the accomplishments and contribution of Sri Lankan cricketers and clubs at domestic and international level, Sri Lanka Cricket said.

    Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee, Chairman – Sidath Wettimuny, Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee, Secretary – Prakash Shaffter, Sri Lanka Cricket Captain – Angelo Mathews, Dialog Axiata – General Manager, Brands & Media – Harsha Samaranayake, Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Executive Officer – Ashley De Silva and many more distinguished guests were present at the event.


    Two highlights of the presentations will be the Dialog Cricketer of the Year Award and the Dialog People’s Player of the Year Award, chosen by cricket fans via SMS voting and social media. Awards will be give to both the men’s and women’s categories for performances at international level, the Emerging Cricketer of the Year and leading Umpires in each panel. The awards for performances at local level will go to club cricketers from the Under 23 and Women’s divisions, and the Premier League and Premier League Limited Over Tournaments, Sara League and Donovan Andree tournaments as well as the Club T20 tournament.


    Speaking at the launch event, Sidath Wettimuny, Chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket said, “For the third consecutive year, Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards is gearing up in grand fashion to honour the men and women who have risen above others to shine as stars of the game. Around 65 national cricketers will be feted for their feats during the domestic and international cricketing season 2014/2015. These individuals have indelibly etched their names in the record books, setting the stage for others to follow.”


    Commenting further on Dialog’s association with Sri Lanka Cricket, General Manager Brand and Media, Harsha Samaranayake, added: “Dialog is proud and humbled to have the opportunity to power the passion of our nation, as proud sponsors of Our Lions, Our Pride – the Sri Lanka Cricket team – during the past three years and we are privileged to support the 2015 edition of the cricket awards.”

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