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Tuesday, 05 March 2013 - 13:06
Huge public protest against Thilanga Sumathipala, a proprietor of island wide gambling business, contesting for the chairmanship of Sri Lanka cricket
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The 3-member committee appointed for probing the charges filed against Thilanga Sumatipala who had handed over his nomination for the post of Cricket Board Chairman, met for the first time yesterday.

Country's three top sports clubs, Baduruliya, Kegalle and Sebastian Night, had filed objections against the nomination Thilanga Sumatipala had handed in.

Engaging in a gambling business, owning a media institution and running a sports equipment Sales Agency were among the several matters included in these protests.

Subsequently the Sports Minister appointed a three-member committee headed by the Ministry Secretary to probe these charges.

While Baduruliya Sports Club Chairman Sumith Perera, and Ajith Cooray of Sebastian Night Sports Club appeared before this committee yesterday, Kegalle Sports Club Chairman Upali Seneviratne had submitted an affidavit through a lawyer.

Speaking to our news team after appearing before the committee, Baduruliya Sports Chairman Sumith Perera stated as follows:

Many cricket fans believe that as a result of Thilanga Sumatipala contesting for the Sri Lanka Cricket Chair the country's cricket will be ruined.

Following are the views expressed by cricket fans to our news team:

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