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There is no finer, more welcoming place in the world than Sri Lanka for a cricket tour and no-one knows the Sri Lankan cricket community more intimately than Red Dot. It was cricket that brought Red Dot to Sri Lanka and no-one is better equipped to arrange cricket tours – both for players and supporters - of this beautiful island.

At Red Dot, we feel Sri Lanka offers more for the cricket tourist than the Caribbean, Australia and South Africa, and at far superior value for money. Our excellent value comes because, as Sri Lanka specialists, we directly sell and ground-handle all our tours ourselves from our office in Colombo, which cuts out hefty agent’s commissions.

Clubs and schools that tour with us get the chance to play at a selection of Sri Lanka’s top-class Test venues, such as the Galle International Stadium, the SCC Colombo and the Rangiri Dambulla, as well as the recently established venues at Pallekele and Hambantota. Your experience is further enhanced by a liaison officer and cricket assistant to guide you every step of the way, and we offer the services of expert cricket coaches at some of the island’s top training facilities. Travelling cricket supporters benefit from our close relationships with hotels, the local knowledge of our driver guides and our prime access to the best match tickets.

Away from the cricket, explore a beautiful tropical island rich in cultural heritage - from the stunning southern beaches, to the heritage of the Cultural Triangle, to the spectacular tea plantations in the hill-country. Visit one of the island’s game parks, try a variety of water sports, and play golf on some of Asia’s finest courses.

The island and cricket is thriving – we invite you to come and be part of it.


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Don’t Miss
Playing and watching cricket at any number of historic Test venues
The chance to test your club or school up against one of Asia’s finest domestic systems
Community days with Foundation of Goodness
Coaching sessions with Sri Lanka’s stars of the game
Golf days at the beautiful Victoria Golf & Country Club
Water sports on golden south coast beaches
Stalking leopards in Yala National Park
White water adventure in the tea country

Foreword: Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan Captain
The British introduced many things to Sri Lanka during the Colonial period and not all were greeted with great enthusiasm. However, cricket is one colonial implant that was happily embraced and is now universally loved throughout this island.

Cricket in Sri Lanka is thriving nowadays all around the island after the exploits of our 1996 World Cup winning team. It is a deeply loved game that is followed with remarkable enthusiasm. Cricketing is a shared passion, a unifying force throughout our difficult years, and always a source of inspiration.

This passion and exuberance for the game makes Sri Lanka an amazing island in which to play cricket. It is not easy playing here – as many foreign teams have discovered to during the past century – but it is definitely a fun and rewarding experience.

As a destination for tours by schools, clubs, universities and representative sides, I can’t think of any cricket-playing country in the world that offers more. I hope you will come and experience for yourself Sri Lanka’s famous hospitality and our great love for the world’s best game.

Tour Planning
Cricket Tours do not get organised overnight, but Red Dot is here to do the hard work for you, from concept to completion. Cricket tours cannot be sold off the peg. Each tour is very different and for this reason Red Dot has a team whose sole responsibility is the design and organisation of your itinerary. We hand pick opposition, hotels and venues to suit your needs. Throughout this process a Red Dot consultant will be in constant discussion with you in order to formulate the perfect tour. As with the tours, the process in building an itinerary varies. We pride ourselves on flexibility, but click here to see the tour planning model we work around. [More]
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Supporters Tours
Red Dot has a reputation as the market leader for tailor made supporter tours to Sri Lanka. Our intimate knowledge of the island, coupled with our willingness to be flexible when designing itineraries for our clients, gives us a distinct edge over our competitors. Typically, we offer the widest range of accommodation, from standard international class hotels to boutique hotels and even friendly guesthouses. We cater to all budgets. We also have excellent access to match tickets and usually run a series of events during Sri Lanka tours, from golf days to sixes competitions. We also offer supporters packages to India. [More]

The Murali Cup
The Murali Cup offers a forum for aspiring young cricketers to learn more about the game. The annual July tournament is played in typically tough sub-continental conditions between schoolboys from a diverse mixture of social and cricketing backgrounds. Specially invited schools from throughout Sri Lanka, including unprivileged schools from the north and east, compete against schools from overseas

Away from the competition, players are privy to hands-on masterclasses with the island’s leading international cricketers and lectures on the game by special guest speakers. The educational aspect to the tournament is enhanced by Roger Knight, former Secretary of the MCC, who is the tournament ambassador promoting the Spirit of Cricket ethos.

A community element provides schoolboy cricketers with a special insight and appreciation for village life at the Foundation’s Seenigama village where they also play their cricket. Schools are encouraged to generate funds for the Foundation of Goodness’ latest project, a sports academy in the war-torn north west of Sri Lanka, as well as interact hands-on with community aid programmes and activity schemes in the village during the tournament.

For more information, please visit: The Murali Cup.

Useful Links
Sri Lanka Cricket - Click Here
Official cricket board website including latest cricket news, fixtures and info on match tickets

Cricinfo.com - Click Here
World’s most popular cricket website with in-depth section on Sri Lanka cricket.



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