Photos: “Money-can’t-buy experience” fundraising event for Handicapped Cricketers

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Sri Lankan and South African cricketers raise funds for the Sri Lanka Visually Handicapped XI Standard Chartered joins hands with Sri Lanka Cricket to continue its efforts to raise funds and awareness for the Sri Lankan Visually Handicapped XI and its bid at this year’s World Cup in South Africa in November. The money-can’t-buy experience fund raising activity was held at Taj Samudra, Colombo  on 21st July which  provided a meet and greet opportunity for avid fans and the chance to bid for memorabilia at an exclusive event attended by members of both the South Africa and Sri Lanka teams.

Thirty cricket wickets for North & East

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Cricket practice nets jointly undertaken by Sri Lanka Cricket and the Foundation of Goodness is an initiative to promote cricket development in rural schools spread widely in the north & east. Post conflict era has seen enormous talent which needs to be harnessed for the greater advancement of cricket in our nation. Sri Lanka Cricket through its National Development Committee headed by President Jayantha Dharmadasa has started a Infrastructure Development Plan for its stakeholders, such as Districts, Clubs, Associations, Provinces, and Schools. The development programme for schools was supported by the legendary cricketer Muthiah Muralidaran subsequent to the inaugural Murali Cup held in Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mankulam, Mullaitivu & Vavnuniya. Sri Lanka Cricket believes that it needs to provide cricket practice… Read More →

Highlights of the Fundraising event organized by SLC UK Committee in London

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Cricket Ball 2013 SLC together with SLC UK Committee organized a fundraising event  to honour the Sri Lanka Cricket Team and raise funds for the development of Schools and District Cricket in Sri Lanka. The function was held at the prestigious five star Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London on Saturday 15th June 2013. The money raised from the function will be dedicated to the development of School and District Cricket in Sri Lanka.