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SLC presents Rs. 05 mn. to Percy

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Sri Lanka Cricket has presented Rs. 5 million to Mr. Percy Abeysekera, Sri Lanka’s legendary cheerleader on the cricket field.

The decision has been taken by the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket, headed by Mr. Shammi Silva, President of Sri Lanka Cricket.

“Percy’s contribution to the game of cricket in Sri Lanka as a cheerleader is immeasurable, and he has been a tower of strength for the players and to the game as a whole, and it was our turn to give back and look into his wellbeing,” said Mr. Mohan de Silva, Honorary Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket.

The donation was handed over to Mr. Abeysekera by the Honorary Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket, Mr. Mohan De Silva, when he visited Percy’s house on behalf of Sri Lanka Cricket to inquire about his health and wellbeing.

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SL cricket team returns

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The Sri Lanka cricket squad returned to the island this morning after a disappointing run at the ICC T20 World Cup.

The team reached the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake.

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Wedding bells for Tharjini

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Sri Lanka’s former star netball player – Tharjini Sivalingam has entered wedlock.

Fans have been delighted as photos of her wedding had made rounds on social media.

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Draft constitution for SLC presented to President

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The draft constitution for the Sri Lanka Cricket Board, prepared by the Judge Chitrasiri Committee, was presented to President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Presidential Secretariat today (15). 

The draft was handed over by Committee Chairman, retired Supreme Court Judge K.T. Chitrasiri, alongside other committee members.

The initiative to address challenges faced by Sri Lanka Cricket and provide suitable recommendations led to the appointment of a Cabinet Sub-Committee on November 6, 2023. 

Chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and President’s Counsel Ali Sabry, the sub-committee included Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekara, Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara, and Minister of Public Security Tiran Alles.

After extensive discussions with stakeholders involved in cricket, the sub-committee presented its report to the Cabinet on January 8, 2024. 

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