The Cinnamon’s city hotels – Cinnamon Grand, Cinnamon Lakeside and Cinnamon Red – held their debut Premier League Cricket Encounter on Sunday, 28 August 2016 at the Thurstan Grounds.

Organised by the Management of Cinnamon’s city hotels to heighten the team spirit between associates the three properties through the much loved game of cricket, the fun-filled day saw over 500 associates in the hotels bonding in good cheer over a series of matches, great food, drinks and papare music.

Speaking at the event, Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts Sector Head-City Hotels Rohan Karr congratulated all teams for a “fantastic game of cricket” and highlighted that the main intention was to build friendship between the three hotels.

After a series of nail biting matches, premier five-star city hotel Cinnamon Grand took home the championship trophy. Cinnamon Lakeside were the runners up of the tournament.

Grand’s Skipper Janudika Sriyapala won the coveted Man of the Tournament title, while Rasika Weerarathne won Best Fielder, Malan Alwis Best Bowler and Ashan Peries the Best Batsman of the tournament.