Basnahira Cricket Dundee (BCD) today launched their colourful team jersey at a press conference held at the Cinnamon Grand, a glamorous event attended by the team owners, sponsors and the Basnahira Cricket Dundee team.
The official team jersey was handed to Basnahira Cricket Dundee captain Tillekeratne Dilshan by the Team Manager and Director of the BCD franchise Duleep Mendis, himself an iconic figure in Sri Lankan cricket.
Also attending the launch were representatives of the team owners; Indian Cricket Dundee, along with representatives of the sponsors; TVS Infrastructure, NOLIMIT, American Water, BDM and whyITonline, as well as Team Coach Kepler Wessels and Team Mentor Rameez Raja.
Speaking at the launch Indian Cricket Dundee Managing Director Charaan Shetty said, “We are very happy and proud to have launched the official jersey of the Basnahira Cricket Dundee team today. Given the talented pool of players we have, together with the outstanding leadership of Tillekeratne Dilshan at the helm and the experience of the coaching staff, Basnahira Cricket Dundee will be a force to be reckoned with in this inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League. We have big plans for team BCD, starting with winning this tournament.”
The Sri Lanka Premier League runs from 11 to 31August and will see the participation of seven teams battling it out for supremacy in Sri Lanka’s most prestigious domestic competition to date. The Basnahira Cricket Dundee team comprises a healthy mix of local players as well as international superstars including Marlon Samuels, Brad Hodge, Clint McKay, Dirk Nannes, Robin Peterson and Tim Southee.
The schedule for BCD is given below:
- 21 August Uthura Rudras vs Basnahira Cricket Dundee at Pallekele
- 17 August Basnahira Cricket Dundee vs Nagenahira Nagas at Pallekele
- 11 August Basnahira Cricket Dundee vs Kandurata Warriors at Colombo (RPS)
- 12 August Uva Next vs Basnahira Cricket Dundee at Colombo (RPS)
- 19 August Wayamba United vs Basnahira Cricket Dundee at Pallekele
- 25 August Basnahira Cricket Dundee vs Ruhuna Royals at Colombo (RPS)