An Inter Command cricket tournament was held by the Security forces headquarters in Mullaitivu recently. The tournament was held in order to boost the moral of the troops and develop sports among them.
The Executive Committee decided to appoint a 3 member committee to discuss the issues pertaining to the player contracts. The committee included Treasurer Nuski Mohamed, Chairman Selectors Sanath Jayasuriya and the Chief Executive Officer Ashley De Silva.
Sri Lanka Cricket issuing a press release said that the Committee had discussions with the Captain of the National team Angelo Mathews Tuesday (22). At the discussion he outlined the expectations of the team to include a payment of 20% of the participation fee of the ICC and ACC events to the participating players. After discussions, the Committee in consultation with the office bearers of the SLC's Executive Committee, offered 10% of the participation fee from the ICC and ACC events to the players which will be applied for the next 5 years and will be non negotiable.
At a Selection Committee meeting held , the National Selectors selected The following players have been selected for the T20 squad for the Tour of England 2014, by the SLC National selectors at a Selection Committee meeting.
Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear brand has dressed the national Sri Lankan Cricket team for decades. The relationship between Hameedia and the Sri Lankan Cricket team started in the 1980s and increasingly strengthened over time. In 1996, Hameedia was named the official clothing partner of the World Cup team and has been dressing Sri Lankan cricketers since. Hameedia is proud to be the official formal clothing sponsor of the winning ICC Twenty20 cricket team and looks forward to dressing Sri Lanka’s cricketing champions for years to come.
Sri Lanka Cricket issuing a press release has stated that the National Cricket Coach Paul Farbrace has tendered his resignation and has indicated to SLC of his unavailability to continue with SLC with immediate effect in order to take up an appointment with the ECB.