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Sri Lanka’s national cricket team failed to obtain direct entry to the 2019 International Cricket Council Cricket World Cup. The Sri Lankan Cricket Team will now have to battle it out in a qualifying round in order to be eligible to stand a chance at winning international cricket’s biggest prize. Continue reading →
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has allocated Rs. 200 million for the establishment of two new cricket grounds in the Northern and North Central Provinces and construction work is set to commence by the end of the year.
Secretary of SLC Mohan de Silva speaking to Nation said that the two grounds would be established in Jaffna and Polonnaruwa. “We hope to allocate Rs. 100 million for each ground,” he said.
Accordingly, both stadiums would be used to host first class cricket matches at the initial stages and then developed as international venues. Continue reading →