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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Sri Lanka offer to play charity cricket match for Mumbai

Sri Lanka Cricket has offered to play a charity cricket match for Mumbai's victims. The Times of India reports that Arjuna Ranatunga has been in discussion with the Indian board and is ready to send a full strength Sri Lankan team to India.

"I have spoken to Pawar and have offered our unconditional support to the BCCI. The SLC condemns the terror attacks. We are ready to a play a charity match in aid of all those who have been affected", Ranatunga said.

"We are ready to send a full-strength team for the purpose. The SLC wants to help in their own humble way", he added. - Times of India.


By Hilal



4 Comments:

Anonymous said...

meva honda vada, way to go lokka, you have scored as a human and a politician, mend fences and become partners than adversaries, rana magay rung kanda.

Purohitha said...

This is excellent. I wouldnt want to take the credit away from AR but my feeling is, this sort of thing does not originate with him. I bet he is under instructions from you know who

Anonymous said...

AR is not the type who does what MR says, the reason he is not a minister. This, for people who know AR well, is very AR like. We all still remember the speech he made pre world cup '96,"thank you Asar, thank you Wasim" for helping SL when the others refused to come. These kind of situations, he will go out of his way to assist India or Pakistan cause they stood by us beside the diplomatic side of it, knowing BCCI is on the mat, after a while.

Anonymous said...

Good news... hope it goes ahead.

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