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COPE summons Sri Lanka Cricket on February 11

Written by Rohit Pawar

Top officials of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have been summoned to appear before the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) on 11 February, Cricket Age reliably learns.

Committee Chairman MP Charitha Herath said SLC will be among several other Government institutions that will appear this month.

The COPE had originally commenced it’s investigation on 3rd September 2019, where few SLC administrators and officials were questioned over various transactions, bank accounts. After first part of investigation, the COPE had ordered SLC to suspend it’s so called initiative named Cricket Aid, which was a brainchild of Thilanga Sumathipala, former president and current Guardian of Shammi Silva and his colleagues.

As Dinesh Chandimal led side generously gifted second Galle test to visiting England and surrendered the series 2-0, fans are left stunned! Sports Minister has already taken following long term decisions, after a meeting with SLC officials and National Sports Council chairman legendary Mahela Jayawardene to discuss the current status of Cricket in Sri Lanka.

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