Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce the decisions taken at the Executive Committee Meeting held this evening at SLC head office.
Lahiru Jayaratne to train in Australia
It was approved to nominate Lahiru Jayaratne to undergo a training programme at the Darren Lehman Cricket Academy in Australia. This training programme will be sponsored by Sri Lanka Cricket and SLC South Australia Association.
New Coach for the National Team
The committee appointed by SLC, made a recommendation to the Executive Committee with a few options and the Executive Committee directed the committee to proceed with a proposal of having a discussion with Mr. Paul Farbrace as he has shown interest in becoming the Head Coach of Sri Lanka. The committee has requested Mr. Farbrace to make himself available for a discussion in Sri Lanka.
SLC Management to get iPads
The Executive Committee approved the recommendation made by the Management of SLC to allocate iPads to the National Selectors, and the Coaching Staff to carry out their jobs more effectively. These iPads will ensure the availability of statistical data to the relevant coaches and selectors in order to make their decisions more accurately. the iPads were secured free of charge from CricHq based on the agreement signed recently.
Coaches to be paid for the full 12 months
As per the recommendation of the Cricket Committee the Executive Committee agreed to pay the Club Coaches for 12 months in order to enhance and assist the club players and fringe players in the effort to develop the said players.
Ladies Team to Tour India
It was approved that the National Women’s Team to tour India commencing 14th January until 27th January to play 3 ODI’s and 3 T20I.
Festival Allowance for the SLC Employees
Taking into consideration the contribution of the staff during the successful year, the Executive Committee decided to pay a Festival Allowance based on the their salaries. Together with the above the Executive Committee also decided to increase the salaries of the Staff of SLC. ( most of the staff had not received increments for the last 3 years)
Nominees for the Vacant Positions in the Executive Committee
It was decided by the Executive Committee fill the vacancies created by the resignation of Mr. Mathivanan and Mr. ARM Arooze and the demise of Mr. Irwin Jayawardene by nominating Mr. Asanga Seneviratne (former Vice President of SLC) as Vice President SLC, Mr. Priyantha Algama ( former Head of NDC and Life member of Antonian SC) and Mr. Omar Sulaiman (Cricket Secretary of Moors SC) respectively.
Positions of Chief Executive Officer & Head of Cricket Operations were confirmed by the Executive Committee.
Inter District T20 Tournament
It was decided to have an Inter District T20 cricket tournament in April of 2014.
ICC Head Office in Sri Lanka
SLC to submit an attractive proposal to to re-locate the ICC Head Office to Sri Lanka. The Committee will be headed by the Office bearers and it will include the District Representative of SLC.