Sri Lanka Cricket’s liquidity level turns to positive after 8 years – records a sum of Rs. 1.97 billion

16th May, 2018

Media Release

  • Net income rose to Rs. 2.12 billion in 2017
  • – Gross Income jumped to Rs. 6.19 billion in 2017 (highest in the history)
  • – Liquidity turns to a positive of 1.97 billion  in 2017
  • – Cash and Cash equivalent in 2017 records a sum of Rs. 2.4 billion

Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) Financials ventured into positive ground during the year 2017 with its liquidity level (Net Current Assets) recording a surplus Rs.1.97 billion, the first time since 2010, SLC saw its liquidity levels recording a positive figure.

During the year 2016, the liquidity levels of the SLC stood at a negative of Rs. 572 million, while in 2015, it was around a high of Rs. 985 million; with its worst year being the year 2011, which amounted to a negative of Rs. 4.25 billion.

SLC President handing over SLC's Audited Annual Accounts to Hon Sports Minister

SLC President handing over SLC’s Audited Annual Accounts to Hon Sports Minister

In the meantime, SLCs net income ( Net Profit) rose to Rs. 2.12 billion during 2017 compared to just a mere Rs. 64 million earned an year ago. This is a 33 times increase, year on year and was a result of SLC’s strategic growth plans and prudent financial management.

Whilst its income for the year 2017, recorded a sum of Rs. 6 billion, the highest in the institution’s history, this is almost a 100-percent rise from the previous year’s income.

Cash and Cash equivalent jumped to Rs. 2.4 billion during the year 2017, from Rs. 410 million recorded in 2016 and just Rs. 117 million recorded in 2015.

SLC has also managed to bring down its liabilities from around Rs. 4 billion stood at 31st December, 2015 to Rs. 1.3 billion as of present. This was achieved owing to SLC’s present administration’s prudent financial management.

Sri Lanka Cricket’s investment on Domestic Tournaments rose to Rs. 464 million in 2017, compared to Rs. 241 million invested in year 2016, whilst investment into Cricket and Development during the year 2017 increased to Rs. 724 million from Rs. 584 million invested in 2016.

Meeting between the Hon. Minister and SLC President and Executive Committee taking place

Meeting between the Hon. Minister and SLC President and Executive Committee taking place

SLC President handing over SLC's Audited Annual Accounts to Hon Sports Minister (1)

SLC President handing over SLC’s Audited Annual Accounts to Hon Sports Minister (1)