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DateLine Sunday, 25 May 2008





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Arjuna assures assistance to Rajans’ turf and grounds

Seeing is believing.... This is a famous saying and the Chairman of the Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket Arjuna Ranatunga accompanied by the Principal of Dharmaraja S.M. Keerthiratne, KDCA President Tilina Tennakoon and officials of the OBA of Dharmaraja College take a close look at the renovated turf wicket and grounds, (below): Sprinklers at work getting the ground ready for cricket.
Pictures by Upananda Jayasundera - Kandy Sports Special Corr.

Arjuna Ranatunga - the Chairman of the Interim Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket, is a ‘no nonsense’ man and he has made himself clear in all the issues that he has faced after taking the high-profile seat.

It is an accepted fact that one has to put one’s ‘house in order’ before going into other details regarding the game of cricket and Ranatunga - the World Cup winning captain of Sri Lanka, had made his intentions clear about cleaning up the administration where he has assumed “office”.

He made a trip to Kandy to inspect the work in progress at the Dharmaraja College new lay-out of the turf wicket and Ranatunga agreed to look into the possibilities of giving the ‘final touches’ to the playground and the turf strips.

Asked as to why took the extreme rigid decisions of removing some officials when he assumed duties as Chairman of the Sri Lanka Cricket Interim Committee, Ranatunga assured justice will be done to all and he said that everything will be made known as he will call up a press conference to expose all those who have misuse funds of the Board and all the shortcomings of the Board’s activities.

Ranatunga was somewhat surprised that cricket being very popular in the country that only two girl schools in Kandy are playing the hard ball game - that’s Pushpadana and Mahamaya. He said that in India in almost all the districts and provinces, the game of cricket is being played and that’s why the standard of cricket in India is at a high level.

The Principal of Dharmaraja College S.M. Keerthiratne, former President of the OBA Dharmaraja Jagath Samarasinghe, KDCA President Tilina Tennakoon and other officials of the Dharmaraja OBA were present at the occasion.


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