Sports News from Sri Lanka: During his visit to Sri Lanka, Shashank Manohar, the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC), the world cricket governing body, met with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The ICC Chairman called on President Sirisena and assured that he would provide all the assistance necessary to advance the cricket sport in Sri Lanka.
The President thanked the Chairman of the ICC for his visit to Sri Lanka and highlighted the significance of boosting the sport without political interference and influence. The meeting was also attended by Parliamentary Thilanga Sumathipala and Sri Lanka Cricket President Shammi Silva. The Chairman of the ICC also called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and yesterday held a special meeting at Temple Trees.