Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced IFS, a global cloud enterprise software company, as the national T20 team’s ‘Back of Jersey Branding’ partner for the upcoming T20I series against England.
Under the agreement, IFS will partner with SLC with effect from June 8 to 27, 2021, during which the islanders will play three T20I matches against England.
While the first two games will be played at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, the final match will be held at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton.
The T20I series is a part of Sri Lanka’s white-ball tour to England, which will also see both teams playing a three-match ODI series.
Commenting on the partnership, Ashley De Silva, CEO of SLC said: “We are happy to see IFS coming on board to partner Sri Lanka Cricket, and this partnership, which is in a format where speed and agility plays a critical role in winning, will provide greater visibility for the enterprise solutions provider.”
“IFS is making its entry at a time when Sri Lanka, the former ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Winner, is gearing up to compete in the T20i World Cup, scheduled to take place later this year,” he added.
On the other hand, Ranil Rajapakse, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of IFS Sri Lanka operations said: “We are happy to partner with Sri Lanka Cricket, and take pride in being a sponsor of the Sri Lanka National T20 Team. We wish the team every success in the upcoming series.”
Significantly, IFS develops and delivers enterprise software solutions for companies around the world that manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations.
IFS is one of the leading software development companies in the country and an integral part of IFS’s global operations. Today IFS employs over 1,500 staff in Sri Lanka working with product research and development, sales, implementation, consulting services, and product support.