Nidahas in Sanskrit means freedom. The Nidahas Trophy was christened so, as a tribute to the years of Independence of Sri Lanka. It was first instated, and a tournament was organized to celebrate 50 years of Sri Lanka’s independence in the year 1998. It was played in the 50 over format between the host and India and New Zealand. India bagged the title by beating Sri Lanka in the finals.
Sri Lankan Cricket turns 70 this year, and the Nidahas Trophy 2018 is being organized to commemorate 70 years of independence for Sri Lanka. It is a memorable occasion and a milestone for Sri Lankan Cricket. As a gesture of goodwill and a testament to a shared history of independence and Cricket, Sri Lanka extended the invitation to participate in their celebrations to its neighbours – India and Bangladesh.
The tri-nation series will begin on the 6th of March between India and Sri Lanka in the T20 format. The teams will play each other twice before the top two will progress to the final to be held on 18th March. All the 7 matches will be played at the renowned R Premadasa International Stadium in Colombo. Hero MotoCorp is the title sponsor for the Nidahas Trophy 2018. YuppTV, the largest internet based
platform of the world for entertainment Live TV has bagged exclusive rights to live stream all the matches of this prestigious tournament to the cricket lovers across the world.
The Hero Nidahas Trophy 2018 Live Tournament promises to be an exhilarating and action packed event with each of the teams set to prove themselves. India will try and cement its position as a top performing team in an excellent form. Bangladesh has a few dismal losses to right before the year wears on and they lose their grip. Sri Lanka, as the honorable host of the tournament is all set to bring back the trophy from India. The team has lost bitterly to India in the recent past and would be looking forward to settling some scores.
What a treat this tournament is going to be for cricket lovers across the country! And that too for an entire fortnight! It’s a fantastic opportunity for anyone who loves cricket to watch Nidahas Trophy 2018 on YuppTV – Live TV and not miss even a second of what promises to be a thrilling line up of seven matches in the month of March. A great way to end the first quarter of the year by celebrating Sri Lanka’s70years of Independence.