JAT Holdings sponsors the Kandy Tuskers team at the LPL T20

JAT Holdings sponsors the Kandy Tuskers team at the LPL T20

Sports empowerment and sponsorship continued to remain a strategic priority for JAT Holdings as it became one of the Sri Lankan corporate giants to sponsor the ‘Kandy Tuskers’ team at the first Lanka Premier League 2020 (LPL T20). Five teams based on various Sri Lankan cities are expected to play in a total of 23 matches in the inaugural edition of the LPL T20 franchise cricket tournament held in Sri Lanka from the 26th of November – 16th of December 2020. Representing the ancient majestic city of Kandy, the Kandy Tuskers team is led by Sri Lankan captain Kusal Perera and is coached by iconic Sri Lankan cricketer Hashan Tilakaratne.

“Sponsoring sports is a great way to give back to the community. I believe we all owe much to the sporting backgrounds which make us complete individuals. Over the years, JAT Holdings has been a strong supporter of sports events and teams in both the local and international arena. The LPL cricket tournament is a great platform that promotes the game of cricket and supports Sri Lankan youth. JAT Holdings is proud to be associated with the event through our sponsorship of the Kandy Tuskers team” said Mr Aelian Gunawardene, Founder of JAT Holdings.

Besides the LPL 2020, JAT Holdings sponsors the Ceylonese Rugby and Football Club (CR&FC) that has produced many high-profile and outstanding sportsman over the years. The company is also renowned for sponsoring the Tennis Premier League, Open Golf Championships and other cricket related events such as Sri Lanka vs. Australia test series and Co-sponsors of both the ODI and T20 matches. Significantly, JAT Holdings was the only Sri Lankan company to sponsor the Chattogram Challengers cricket team at the Seventh Bangladesh Premier League (BPL 7) 2019-2020.