SLC gives financial help to Poojani Liyanage’s family after her death
Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) has also given a financial help of Rs. 1,00,000 to the family of Poojani Liyanage, on lost her life in a car accident earlier this week.
This was confirmed by deceased mother AW Jayanthi.
Poojani was playing for Colts Cricket Club, which was also represented by Sripali. She joined the Sri Lanka National Pool as a spin bowler and had excelled in provincial level.
She lost her life when met with a motor accident in Katupotha. She was 33 years old. The police said the accident had happened when a tractor had collided with her motorcycle when she was travelling from Colombo to Anuradhapura.
The domestic player, scorer and umpire Poojani Liyanage’s family has also been given a sum of Rs. 50,000 by the Sri Lanka Cricket Scorers Association and Rs. 900000 from the association’s insurance coverage on her accident death.
Members of men’s team including Test and ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne, senior player Angelo Mathews etc. paid rich tribute to the girl.