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Dialog Axiata powers Battle of the Golds

16 January, 2022
From left:  Middle School In-charge, St. Sebastian’s College, Fr. Herman Eranga, Prefect of Games, Fr. Samesh Anthony, Vice Rector Fr. Sharm Dassanayake, Rector Fr. Sanjeewa Mendis, GCOO, Dialog Axiata, Lasantha Theverapperuma, Principal, Prince of Wales’ College, Dimuthu Derannagoda, Chairman, Big Match Committee, Prince Of Wales’ College, Preethi Kumara Fernando,  Secretary, OBA, Prince Of Wales’ College, Mahinda Jayaweera, and Secretary, Big Match Committee, Prince Of Wales College, Moratuwa, Sisira Chandrapala at the ceremony to mark the sponsorship.

After a lapse of two years of Big Match Cricket, connectivity provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, has come forth once again to power the 71st edition of the  Battle of the Golds encounter between arch rivals, St. Sebastian’s College and Prince of Wales› College, Moratuwa.

The 2021 edition of the ‘Battle of the Golds is due to be played at De Soysa Stadium, Moratuwa with spectators to the capacity of 50% on January 14-15 and 50-over game, to be played for the 36th occasion this year, is due to be played on the following day at the same venue.

The coaches of the teams, support staff, umpires and match-officials will operate from a bio-secure environment for seven days strictly in adherence to Covid-19 protocols under the supervision of the Regional Health Services.

The Cambrians will be led by middle order batsman, Dinura Fernando while the Sebastianites will play under the captaincy of stumper of the side, Sukitha Prasanna. As the principal sponsor, Dialog Axiata has made arrangements to live stream the Limited Overs match via thepapare.com, Dialog VIU mobile app and will also be shown live on Dialog TV Channel 140.