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How Sri Lanka’s Cricketers Stood Up With Their Nation Amidst Political Crisis

Mansworldindia | 14/07/2022 06:53 PM | Click to read full article

As Sri Lanka treads through the consequences of years of economic mismanagement, culminating in a political void and large-scale violence, their cricketers have been at the forefront of this war against the government. They are using their internet presence to extend solidary to the protest, financial privilege to aid the community works, and are not shying away from slamming the ex-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the governing body of the game, pledged to donate US$ 2 million to the health infrastructure, to be split equally between Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children and the National Cancer Hospital.