SLC launches program to donate cricket equipment to 650 schools | Daily News

SLC launches program to donate cricket equipment to 650 schools

The distribution of cricket equipment commenced this morning in Colombo, under the patronage of  Minister of Youth and Sports Namal Rajapaksa, President of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Shammi Silva, Vice President Ravin Wickramaratne,  President of Schools Cricket Association Thilak Waththuhewa, Executive Committee Members of Sri Lanka Cricket Sujeewa Godaliyedda, and Samantha Dodanwela.
Deputy President of the Schools Cricket Association Oshara Panditharathna was also present during the event.
Speaking during the occasion, Minister of Youth and Sports Honorable Namal Rajapaksa, commended Sri Lanka Cricket led by Shammi Silva for the work done in order to promote the game, both at School and National level.
Commencing the national program, 66 Schools in the Colombo District were given cricketing equipment during the inaugural event held this morning at the Duncan White Auditorium of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
Sri Lanka Cricket will start distributing cricket equipment to rest of the schools in the country, with immediate effect.
Apart from the donation of cricketing equipment, Sri Lanka Cricket will also take steps to enhance its program towards developing cricketing infrastructure among the schools.

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