Nomination of Thilanga Sumathipala rejected

Monday, 25 March 2013 - 20:04



Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage stated that the nomination submitted by Thilanga Sumathipala for the position of chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket has been rejected.


This was after having considered the recommendations made by the committee that was appointed to probe the charges levelled against Thilanga Sumathipala.


The Sports Minister stated that the reason for this decision was since Thilanga Sumathipala had violated regulations under 15/1 of the sports act.