Sri Lanka launches song for team at T20 World Cup in the UAE | Sunday Observer

Sri Lanka launches song for team at T20 World Cup in the UAE

17 October, 2021

Amali Nanayakkara (right) Group Chief Marketing Officer, Dialog Axiata PLC presents the first CD of the Ape Kollo song to Jayantha Dharmadasa, Vice President, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in the presence of Santhush, Upul Nawaratne Bandara, Head of Marketing SLC, Harsha Samaranayake, Senior General Manager, Brand and Media – Group Marketing, Dialog and Bathiya

Sri Lanka team sponsor Dialog together with Sri Lanka Cricket released a song titled Ape Kollo to coincide with the T20 World Cup which will commence on October 18 in the United Arab Emirates.

The song is sung by a stellar line-up of artistes and Dialog brand ambassadors including, Bathiya and Santhush, Umaria, Yohani, Sanka Dineth, Sajitha, Sanuka, Madhuvy and guest performer, Roy Jackson.

Sri Lanka will commence its T20 World Cup campaign against Namibia on October 18, Ireland on October 20 and the Netherlands on October 22 in the qualifying stage.

Jayantha Dharmadasa, Vice President of Sri Lanka Cricket said: “I would like to thank Dialog for materializing the T20 World Cup song into existence.

This tribute will be an immense morale boost for players and fans alike. The team over the past few months has been playing tourneys and trial games which have been instrumental in selecting the best combination for the T20 World Cup in the UAE.”

Amali Nanayakkara, Group Chief Marketing Officer of Dialog said: “As the official sponsor of the Sri Lanka team, Dialog is pleased to partner with Sri Lanka Cricket to share the well-wishes of every Sri Lankan with the national team on the eve of the T20 World Cup. I wish the national team the very best”

Dialog said it will continue its decade-old partnership as the official national team sponsor of Sri Lanka Cricket till 2023 in keeping with its agreement.