NDB Sponsors the West Indies Tour of Sri Lanka with NDB Bank Cup 2020
NDB Bank is the proud title sponsor of the West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2020 where the two teams will play for the NDB Bank Cup. Accordingly, NDB will be the title sponsor for the ODI series and the powered by for the T20 series.
NDB has, for the past 40 years, fostered economic development assisting individuals and conglomerates alike, paving their financial futures for the betterment of the country. In continuation of this journey and the Bank’s commitment to their success, this year, one of NDB’s strategic approaches is to focus on supporting and developing sporting activity as a major pillar in brand building endeavors. This will be the first time the Bank is sponsoring an international sports event.
NDB Bank also held a night of fellowship and cocktails for the West Indies and Sri Lanka National Cricket Teams.
The Bank’s night of colourful fellowship was graced by the West Indies Team and Captain Kieron Pollard, the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team and ODI Captain Dimuth Karunaratne, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board as well as the Bank’s Senior Management and Privilege and Corporate customers.
NDB Group CEO Dimantha Seneviratne also presented the two Captains a memento of appreciation during the ceremony prior to the fellowship. The mementos were in the shape of the Yapahuwa Lions resembling the same lions that grace the entrance of the NDB Bank Head Office.
Seneviratne said “Sports inculcate discipline, builds character and comradeship. Whether you win or lose, in any sporting activity, people are molded to play as a team, to respect rules and encourage team unity and sportsmanship. You are taught to accept a win with humility and to accept losses gracefully. Qualities such as these are what we strive to encourage and cultivate in our society, to remind them that in their journey towards success, in good times and difficult times, we will always be their Banking Partner , guiding them through their financial endeavors, thus paving way to sustainable banking.”
To uphold and promote this ethos of sports, NDB Bank has also to undertaken sponsorship for two other major sporting events. In addition to supporting corporate level sports with the Mercantile Cricket Association “C” division 50 Over League Tournament 2020 which will be played for the NDB Trophy, NDB will also be the official sponsor for the 76th Bradby Shield between Royal College and Trinity College, two leading schools who have been playing the game for over 100 years. NDB Bank will also be the Team Sponsors for both these schools in the upcoming school rugby season.
NDB Bank, which is the first and to date the only corporate in Sri Lanka to officially be certified with EDGE Certification (Economic Dividend for Gender Equality) is a premier retail Bank with over 113 branches across the island, serving millions of Sri Lankans through a host of financial services. From its inception, the NDB Group which includes NDB Bank, NDB Capital, NDB Investment Banking, NDB Wealth, and NDB Securities has been a catalyst in the development of the nation, strengthening and empowering entrepreneurs, corporates and individuals from all strata of the economy. Customers across all group companies have benefited from the product and service offerings of the NDB Group.