Monday, October 8, 2012

Government Increased The Prices Of Liquor

The excise duty of liquor and ethyl alcohol has been increase with effect from last Saturday(060 according to finance ministry.according to new price revision 1 liter of alcohol will be increased by Rs.63 and a liter of bear by Rs.10.meanwhile Distilleries Company Of Sri Lanka has been decided to increase all varieties of their arracks by Rs.26-40.

Few days back the government has also increased the prices of cigarettes by Rs.2 .



A Youth Committed Suicide After Sri Lankan Cricket Team Lost Yesterdays T20 Finals

A 26 year old youth cricket fan reside in Hatton area has hanged himself to death yesterday soon after Sri Lankan National Cricket Team  lost to West Indies  in T20 world cup  finals played yesterday (07) according to sources.the youth has committed suicide as  unable to bear the grief of national teams defeat in yesterday's final sources added.

This is  the first case of suicide   reported from Sri Lanka related to a cricket match it has been revealed.hatton police has launched investigations on the incident.


National Cricket Captain Mahela Has Resigned From T20 Captiancy

Sri Lankan Cricket Captain Mahela Jaywardena has resigned from captaincy of  T20 cricket team with immediate effect .he has announced this decision soon after Sri Lanka lost the final match of T20 International Cricket Tournament to the West Indies yesterday (07).

Addressing the media after the match Mahela has said that he had taken this decision before starting the tournament and even informed that to selection committee headed by Asantha De Mel."selectors are fine with the decision" he has said.however he will remain as the captain of both limited over (50 over)  and Test Teams for one year and to be taken a decision on stepping  down from these posts as well afterwards Sri Lankan skipper stressed.

Sri Lanka lost the all important final match played yesterday with West Indies in R.Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in front of more than 35,000 local cricket fans who were expected vitory of the local team by 36 runs.after Sri Lankan bowlers did well to restrict West Indian batsman  to 137 in their 20 overs except main strike bowler lasith malinga Sri Lanka's  batting failed miserably due to poor batting as last 7 wickets have fallen  for 51  runs.

Meanwhile International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed Mahela as the captain of ICC's T20 cricket team.

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