Indian Cinema stars and Sri Lankan cricketers bat for Videocon IIFA Weekend: Charity Initiative, ‘Cricket for Children’ launched with Sri Lanka Cricket and UNICEFPress release May 21, 2010
New Delhi, Thursday 20th May 2010: Cementing its commitment to building bridges between countries, IIFA 2010 will host a special charity cricket spectacular as part of the Videocon IIFA Weekend in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The ‘Cricket for Children’ event, the IIFA Foundation Celebrity Cricket Match, will be played between India’s top cinema stars and Sri Lankan cricketers. “The unique initiatives undertaken by IIFA 2010 will undoubtedly forge a stronger bond between India and the host country,” said the Hon. Dep Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena.