Sri Lanka is all set to stage the 2012 edition of ICC World Twenty20 from September 18th to 7th October 2012. A country that already shines with dozens of incredible natural wonders will get all the more breathtaking with thrilling matches and cheerful spectators!
2012 ICC World Twenty20
Sri Lanka is the first Asian country to host the T20 cricket World Cup. The tournament will comprise 27 matches and is likely to be a blend of robin round and knockout. The event will see four groups of three different teams in a preliminary round. India, England and Afghanistan make for Group A and West Indies, Ireland and Australia for Group B while Group C comprises of Sri Lanka, South Africa and Zimbabwe and Group D has Pakistan, New Zealand and Bangladesh.
The high-spirited aura and the thrilling tournament are the biggest lures that are prompting the travellers to look for cheap packages and luxury Sri Lanka deals. Even the call for ICC World Twenty20 2012 tickets is increasing by leaps and bounds. According to the sources, more than 25 percent of all capacity in the first phase has been sold out, with 10,000 tickets selling each day. Given the high demand, cricket buffs are advised to make advance booking for their luxury Sri Lanka holidays.
R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy and Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota are the major venues for 2012 ICC World Twenty20.
Colombo’s R. Premadasa Stadium will be the ground for semi-finals and finals and will remain prominent hub for tourist on luxury holidays to Sri Lanka. Vacationers who are contemplating holidays to Sri Lanka will surely reach the seventh heaven! They can take delights in action-packed matches and feast their eyes on spellbinding attractions and spin the most ecstatic moments of their life. Be it shoestring traveller or extravagant vacationers on luxury holidays to Sri Lanka, it is undeniably the best place to relish the grandeur of Sri Lanka and get drenched in cricket mania.
Spellbinding Attractions in Colombo
Colombo is a treasure trove of entrancing museums, incredible churches, devout temples, architectural edifices, sprawling zoos and much more. The destination caters to all sorts of holidaymakers. Skim through the mesmerizing attractions of the city that shine on the itinerary of budget travellers as well as the extravagant vacationers on holidays to Sri Lanka.
The National Museum of Colombo, Colombo
National Museum of Colombo is a remarkable repository of Sri Lanka’s past. With impressive range of art, spectacular carvings, awe-inspiring statuary, imposing swords, guns, magnificent throne made for King Wimaladharma in 1693 and a wonderful assortment of antique demon masks, the museum casts a spell on historical buffs booking luxury Sri Lanka deals.
Wolvendaal Church, Colombo
Whether you are a budget traveller or wealthy vacationer on luxury Sri Lanka holidays, a visit to Wolvendaal Church is must for everyone. The enthralling church is built in the shape of Greek cross and boasts the splendid Dutch furniture. It is one of the most significant Dutch buildings in the country.
Sri Lanka is one of the few places on earth that boasts an incredible range of wild creatures and Colombo Zoo is the finest place to witness the assets of the country. The fabulous zoo is home to the vast collection of about 350 species of animals like red giant kangaroos, wallabies, lemur, leaf monkey, toque monkey and much more.
Looking for a respite from the hustle-bustle, make way to Gangaramaya Temple and immerse in the serenity of spirituality. The amazing temple is run by adroit monks and is revered as one of the important temples in the country.