Sri Lanka Cricket team visited the Apeksha (Cancer) Hospital in Maharagama – Donates Medicine

Media Release 

Sri Lanka Cricket donated medicines worth Rs. 1 million to the Apeksha (Cancer) Hospital in Maharagama this evening.

The move was initiated by the ‘Cricket Aid,’ the Charity Arm of Sri Lanka Cricket; under the guidance of the Minister of Sports Honorable Faiszer Musthapa.

The donation was handed over by the SLC CEO, Mr. Ashley De Silva to Dr. Buddika Kurukulasuriya, the Deputy Director of the Apeksha Hospital.

The donation took place, while the members of the Sri Lankan Cricket Team and the officials of the SLC made a visit to the hospital this evening and spent their valuable time with the patients.

The SLC also handed over gifts to nearly 50 children who are being treated at the Department of Pediatric Oncology at the Apeksha Hospital.

Cricket Aid was established in 2004.

Dinesh Chandimal

Players with Children

SLC CEO Mr. Ashley De Silva handing over the donation to Dr. Buddika Kurukulasuriya

Team members with a patient

Team posing for a group photograph with hospital officials and patients

Test Captain Dinesh Chandimal handing over the donation to Dr. Buddika Kurukulasuriya, Deputy Director of the Apeksha Hospital

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