Sri Lanka Telecom to build cricket ground

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka Telecom and Sri Lanka cricket will build a cricket playground in a 36 acre land belonging to the telco in a suburb of the country’s capital.

The playground will be build in Malabe.

It will be used to play provincial and first class matches and visiting emerging international teams, Sri Lanka Criekt said.

Under an agreement between SLT and SLC, the telco will prepare the ground. SLC will build cricketing facilities.

There will be five centre pitches, side wickets for training, a modern stadium and dressing rooms.

SLC and SLT will form a ‘Management Committee’ to run the operations of the proposed ground. (Colombo/Nov21/2019)