Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) secretary Mohan de Silva has mentioned that the nation will get an enormous financial increase of round US $ 2.5 million by internet hosting Australia. It have to be famous that Sri Lanka is at present going via financial turmoil with a number of protests happening within the nation.
Nonetheless, with the Aussies coming to tour Sri Lanka, the island nation will get an financial increase and generate a superb quantity of income. At first, the house facet will tackle Australia in three-match T20I collection beginning on June 7 (Tuesday). After the T20I collection, the main focus will shift to the 50-over collection as a complete of 5 ODI matches shall be performed between June 14 and June 24. A two-match Take a look at collection shall be adopted, which is slated to begin on June 29.
The Australia tour is essential for the nation: Mohan de Silva
“Whereas welcoming the Australians, I’m proud to say that the Australian tour is essential to the nation not solely on the cricket entrance but in addition economically given the overseas trade income accruing to the nation throughout this important juncture of the financial system as Sri Lanka Cricket has unanimously determined to donate all of the proceeds for the good thing about the individuals,” de Silva was quoted as saying by Sri Lanka Cricket.
The SLC secretary paid gratitude to Cricket Australia (CA) for having religion in them and sending their greatest crew for the tour.
“It has been a magnanimous gesture by Cricket Australia of which we’re very appreciative and grateful. It’s significantly an instance to different main cricket-playing international locations which were shying from sending groups right here. In that vein, the nice gesture by Cricket Australia and its gamers touring Sri Lanka at such a important financial juncture is a victory not just for Sri Lanka Cricket, however the nation as an entire,” he added.