President of SLC, Hon.Thilanga Sumathipala assumes duties as the President of the Asian Cricket Council

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Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala, who was recently elected as the President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has also taken over the top position in the Asian Cricket Council meeting held in Dubai today.

A name associated with cricket for over two decades, Hon. Thilanga Sumathipala is no stranger to the game or the management of cricket in this country. He has also served as the President of the ACC during the year 1997-1998. A man committed to developing the game in Sri Lanka, Hon.Thilanga Sumathipala is all set to take the country’s most popular sport to the next level. His vision and passion for cricket makes him the ideal personality to head the cricket council in the region for the second term.

Commenting on his appointment Hon. Sumathipala said, “Being world champions in the cricketing arena, Sri Lanka is geared to spearhead the development of cricket in the Asian region. It is a great honour for my country and myself, to assume duties as the President of ACC.”