Thilanga elected SLC President

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Deputy Speaker Thilanga Sumathipala has been elected as the President of Sri Lanka Cricket with 88 votes. Former SLC secretary Nishantha Ranathunga received 56 votes.

Jayantha Dharmadasa and K. Mathivanan were elected as the Vice Presidents of SLC with 102 votes and 90 votes respectively. Arjuna Ranathunga received 80 votes.

Mohan de Silva has been elected as the SLC Secretary.

Election for the Sri Lanka Cricket was held at the Sports Ministry auditorium this morning.

  Comments - 19

  • daham Sunday, 03 January 2016 12:02 PM

    Ra......a family is the bane of Sri Lanka. This is a good lesson.

    Dr Mawella Prematilleke Sunday, 03 January 2016 12:25 PM

    Congratulations Tilanga, Hope Sri Lankan Cricket would enter into a Golden era,

    Christian Sunday, 03 January 2016 12:34 PM

    If not ..why they accepted the nominations ....what has ICC to do with an MP

    chandra Sunday, 03 January 2016 12:43 PM

    This is agood decision. Arjuna would have spoilt the whole game with playing politics, favourations, etc, Long Live CricketArjuna and clang started loosing

    Thilina Sunday, 03 January 2016 12:55 PM

    Congratulations....!!! This is the time to make a move to restructure the entire cricketing structure which has been restricted mostly around Colombo,Gampaha,Kalutara,Kandy,Galle,Matara and Kandy districts since 1982. This is the time to make a real Sri Lankan Development squad by Based on Provincial level by handling the hidden cricketing talents of Sabaragamuwa, Uva, North Central provinces.

    Dee Sunday, 03 January 2016 12:58 PM

    Good choices. Seems like free and fair is the order of the day. One could not have dreamt of such choices a year back.

    Ground Boy Sunday, 03 January 2016 01:25 PM

    Congratulations. Luckily Cricket save from PAULVADAYA

    Chandler Sunday, 03 January 2016 02:01 PM

    Wait and see good or bad! Actions will tell the verdict,

    onlooker Sunday, 03 January 2016 02:08 PM

    Thank god ! Aruna is out. Thinlanga is not the best, but million times better than the Ranatungas.

    Yahapalan Sunday, 03 January 2016 02:34 PM

    Politicians should not allowed to hold SLC administration posts.

    Jaya Sunday, 03 January 2016 02:42 PM

    Absolutely right.

    Dayawathie Sunday, 03 January 2016 04:42 PM

    Has this guy played any cricket at all. ?. I have never seen his name in any of the cricket teams at any level.

    I.R.M.Gomez Sunday, 03 January 2016 05:13 PM

    Sad day for Sri Lanka Cricket

    sene Sunday, 03 January 2016 05:42 PM

    No other choice so his team won it is natural.

    Mason Sunday, 03 January 2016 06:33 PM

    Congratulations New Team. Hope the President being a politician will not debar him from ICC meetings.We expect the new team to function with transparency, and let corruption in the SLC be a thing of the past.

    jay Monday, 04 January 2016 01:14 PM

    end of the road for ranatunge cricket- family

    Mahinda Wijekoon Sunday, 03 January 2016 11:18 AM

    At last got rid of the main thief who plundered SLC. But we cannot trust Thilanga also.No choice its like Beating Mahinda.

    Labby Sunday, 03 January 2016 11:21 AM

    A member of parliament to head Sri Lanka Cricket. Will the ICC be okay with this?

    mohammed asmil mohammed umair Sunday, 03 January 2016 11:38 AM

    Thilanga Sumathipala will be a good president of srilanka cricket.i think


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