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Large Number Of Sri Lankan Cricket Fans Gathered In Colombo To Support Resigned Sri Lankan Cricket Captain And His Deputy

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A Large number of Sri Lankan Cricket Fans gathered this evening to the Independence Square in Colombo and staged a peaceful demonstration to urge former Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Kumar Sangakkara and his Deputy Mahela Jayawardena to stay in their posts.
Both Sangakkara and Mahela were resigned from their posts few days back following the world cup finals.Currently they are in India to play for the Indian Premier League Tournament and Sangakkara captaining the Deccan Chargers Team and Mahela is captaining the "Kochi Tuskers Kerala" Team which also featured  the retired Sri Lankan Ace Spinner Mutthaia Muralideran.

A Four Member New National Cricket Selections Committee Has Been Appointed

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A new four member National Cricket Selection Committee has been appointed by the Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage today three days after the previous National Selection Committee headed by Aravinda De Silva tendered their resignations to the Minister.
The New National Cricket Selection Committee is compromised with Former National Cricketers Duleep Mendis,Don Arunasiri,Brendon Kuruppu and Ranjith Madurasinha.The Previous Selection Committee compromised with Aravinda De Silva,Ranjith Fernando,Amal De Silva and Shabir Asgar Ali resigned on 06th of April.