Sangakkara, Jayawardene to be included in SLC High power committee

Sangakkara, Jayawardene to be included in SLC High power committee With an aim to revive Sri Lankan cricket, a high powered committee is formed by SLC in which former greats of the country like Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are likely to be included.

A senior member of the Sports Ministry of Sri Lanka will also be included in the committee. The purpose of the particular committee is to provide short and long term reports to Dayasiri Jayasekera.

Jayawardene already suggested to remodel the country’s domestic competitions and raise the standards of teams participating in the tournaments.

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The initiative has been taken after a meeting of all stakeholders of Sri Lankan cricket to discuss about the resurgence of the sports in the country. Cricket is the most popular sport in the island nation.

Following defeats against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka has suffered a 9-0 clean sweep in the hands of neighboring India.

There was incidents of crowd outbreak in chaos with frustration during the series against India.