The two International Cricket Council (ICC) officials including its Deputy Chairman – Imran Khwaja, who are in Sri Lanka to find out if there is any political interference in Sri Lankan cricket (SLC) have met with President Ranil Wickramasinghe this evening (11).
Their meeting with the President had been held immediately after the meeting with Sports Minister – Roshan Ranasinghe.
‘Sri Lanka Mirror’ learns that Sidath Wettamuny had also joined the discussion with the President.
President Ranil Wickramasinghe and the two officials including Vice President of the International Cricket Council Mr. Imran Khwaja, who are here these days to find out if there is any political interference in Sri Lankan cricket, met President Ranil Wickramasinghe this evening (11).
A media release issued by the Sports Ministry states that the minister has requested during the meeting to respect the law of the land as the authorities respected the ICC. He has added that he would continue to back Sri Lanka Cricket in the future as well, to do all that is right.
Noting that the national team has fallen from being World Cup winners to having to compete in the qualifiers, the minister pointed out that it is the responsibility of all including the SLC to recover and rise from this situation.
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