ICC representative in SL to look into political interference



Mr. Imran Khwaja, the Deputy Chairman of the International Cricket Council, who is a member of the 3-member committee appointed by the International Cricket Council to look into the political interference in administering the game of cricket in Sri Lanka, arrived in the country early this morning (10).
His visit is aimed at conducting a ‘Fact Finding Mission’ pertaining to the said ‘mandate.’’ As part of his ‘Fact Finding Mission’ Khwaja held discussions with the President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Mr. Shammi Silva, and the Executive Committee of the SLC today.

During discussions with the SLC, Mr. Khwaja inquired about issues faced by Sri Lanka Cricket owing to political interference and the impact it has on administering the game.

Sri Lanka Cricket says that in a letter sent on May 08, they have informed the Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs about Mr. Khwaja’s visit and his intention to meet the minister.


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