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Jayantha to assume duties as SLC Vice-President today


Businessman Jayantha Dharmadasa will take over as Vice-President of Sri Lanka Cricket today after K. Mathivanan stepped down from the post on Wednesday. A two time President of SLC, Dharmadasa is a vastly experienced cricket administrator having served as a Director of the ICC. He also served as Chairman of the Asian Cricket Council.

Dharmadasa first came into cricket administration in 2005 and during his tenure there were many highlights for Sri Lankan cricket such as whitewashing England 5-0 in their own backyard and reaching the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2007. He stepped down after a three year tenure and returned to SLC in 2013 as President.


Ministry of Education to grant permission for schools sports events in November

Ministry of Education is considering granting permission for schools sports associations to conduct their competitions during the third term following a number of requests made by sports associations.

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