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Monday, 07 April 2014 - 20:12
President, Opposition Leader and Sports Minister congratulates the National team
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and the Sports Minister have congratulated the National team for winning the ICC T20 World Cup yesterday.

The President’s Media Unit stated that the President congratulated players including Lasith Malinga who captained the team to victory, man of the match Kumar Sangakkara and veteran batsman Mahela Jayawardana over the phone.

Meanwhile, Opposition Leader Rail Wickremesinghe said the Sri Lankan team was able to bring home a World Cup 18 years after winning the Cricket World Cup in 1996.

Wickremesinghe in his communiqué congratulated the great duo of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardana for their immense contribution on and off the field.

Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage also said in a communiqué that the National team deserves the salute of the nation for their untiring effort which brought international honor to the country and the people.
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