[lead]Soft drinks brand bottlegreen will sponsor the Gloucestershire Cricket Board’s (GCB) upcoming tour to Sri Lanka as well as three of its county age group squads.[/lead]
The Stroud-based firm’s logo will appear on all tour clothing as well as the Under 17 Boys, Under 17 Girls and Under 15 Girls playing shirts.
The two Sri Lanka tour squads – an Under 18 county boys and Under 17 Girls team – fly out on February 6 for a 12 day trip with Lions Sports Travel that will include six matches.
bottlegreen owner SHS drinks has a long and proud history of connecting with the community in Gloucestershire and director Karen Salters said the team were excited by the opportunity to continue this through its partnership with the GCB.
She said: “SHS Drinks has always been committed to supporting the local community and nurturing talent of the future and we see this as fundamental to ensuring we take responsibility for the environment in which we operate. We’re delighted to be supporting these teams in 2018 and wish all players, staff and supporting colleagues the very best of luck in all their matches.”
bottlegreen offer a wide range of natural cordials and presses, blending innovative flavours and fusions for more information please go to http://www.bottlegreendrinks.com/
GCB chief executive Steve Silk said: “We would like to thank bottlegreen for their sponsorship and we are excited to be entering into partnership with a Gloucestershire company that is the very best in its field.
“bottlegreen’s sponsorship of the Sri Lanka tour has meant we can keep costs down for our players, ensuring they can all take part in what we hope will be the trip of a lifetime.”
During the tour the GCB will stay in Colomobo, Kandy and Negombo. You can keep up to date with the tour on our GCB Performance Twitter @GCBPerformance or through regular blogs on our website www.gloucestershirecricketboard.com
To view the squads please see below:
|Kiran Chakraborty||Corse & Staunton|
|Jack Clement||Hatherley & Reddings|
|Oliver Price||Great & Little Tew|
|Tom Price||Great & Little Tew|
|Millie Ashford||Corse & Staunton|
|Ella Budd||Backwell Flax Bourton|
|Bea Ellis||Charlton Kings|