Sri Lanka Cricket Team members and a few board members of Sri Lanka Cricket held a meeting with President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s residence in Colombo yesterday (April 2).
After having a friendly conversation with everyone, the President assured that he would give maximum support for the improvement of cricket.
At this occasion, Minister of Sports, Dayasiri Jayasekara and President of Sri Lanka Cricket, Thilanga Sumathipala mentioned about the victories that have been achieved by the Cricket team of Sri Lanka during the period of last two years.
They expressed their appreciation about the support given by President Maithripala Sirisena to improve Sri Lanka cricket.
A banquet was hosted by the president for the team and the Board members and posed for a group photograph with the victorious cricketers of 2016 and 2017.
The president of the Asian Cricket Council Shaharyar M. Khan, the president of Bangladesh Cricket Board Nazmul Hassan and BCB chief executive Nizam Uddin Chowdhury and many senior cricket players and their family members joined this occasion.