IPG comes forward as the Ground Rights Holder and the Broadcast Production Partner of one of Sri Lanka Cricket’s premier T20 domestic competition

August 8, 2022
IPG comes forward as the Ground Rights Holder and the Broadcast Production Partner of one of Sri Lanka Cricket’s premier T20 domestic competition

The Innovative Production Group (IPG) wishes to announce that the company has come forward to support the SLC Skyexch Invitational T20 League. SLC, powered by Dafa News, is one of Sri Lanka Cricket’s premier domestic T20 competitions, as the tournament’s Ground Rights Holder and the Broadcast Production Partner.

With this partnership, the IPG will take steps to introduce International Standard Broadcast Technologies to help Sri Lanka Cricket Livestream the Tournament, globally, via its YouTube Channel and also telecast the matches in Sri Lanka via Siyatha TV Channel.

With this partnership, The SLC Skyexch Invitational T20 League which is set to commence on the 08th of August 2022 at the RPICS, Colombo with the participation of Sri Lanka’s top white ball cricketers, whom consists of both National and First Class players, will be the first such instance, a domestic cricket tournament will be telecasted with the use of international broadcast technologies.

The four-team competition, which the teams are named SLC REDS, SLC GREENS, SLC BLUES and SLC GREYS will be held from 08th to 15th of August 2022 and is conducted as part of Sri Lanka’s preparations for the upcoming T20 Asia Cup and the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

The matches will be held as Double Headers, with the first game starting at 3.00 pm and the next at 07.30 pm. The finals of the tournament will take place on the 15th of August at the same venue.

Chairman of the Tournament Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket, Mr. Samantha Dondawala stated: “The main intention of playing this tournament is to identify the correct combination for the Asia Cup and the World Cup that follows. The national players to play in these matches would have been selected from the Lanka Premier League however it was postponed due to the present situation in the country. Thereby, this tournament is being introduced to ensure that the selectors will have the opportunity of picking the right players.”

In the meantime, Chairman and Managing Director of the IPG Group, Mr. Anil Mohan was optimistic of the success of the first domestic tournament; the company has come forward to partner with Sri Lanka Cricket.

Chairman and Managing Director from IPG Group, Mr. Anil Mohan noted that: “This is the first time that the IPG group is conducting domestic cricket and we are beyond privileged to be working with SLC on domestic rights. The IPG group is looking forward to continuing a long-term relationship with the SLC in promoting high international quality of production.”

The IPG group’s mission is to enhance the whole domestic league and we are glad to be a part of this event. We are keen on making it bigger and better as the IPG experience will improve the broadcast and production quality to a much greater extent. Furthermore, we would like to extend our utmost gratitude and thanks to the SLC for all the support rendered by them in making this event a success,” added Mr. Mohan.

The title sponsor of the tournament is Skyexch, is powered by Dafa News and the local partner for the tournament is Daraz. Media Partners of the tournament are Siyatha tv and Siyatha FM, while a live digital coverage will also be available on the SLC YouTube channel.