President Rajapaksa congratulating the members of the team thanked them for bringing glory and fame to the motherland. The President told the team that he was proud of all of them and that he and all cricket lovers in the country were happy with the great performance of the team.
The team who returned to the country Tuesday evening were greeted by thousands of fans who lined the streets. The team proceeded from Katunayake and arrived at Temple Trees where they met President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
The cricketers are expected to visit Parliament today (9) at 5pm. where they will be felicitated by Parliamentarians.
Similarly during the debate held in parliament yesterday Government and Opposition MPs congratulated the Sri Lankan Cricket team.