Aug 22, 2019

Committee for Cricket TV deal Featured

Minister of Sports Harin Fernando stated that a committee would be appointed to prepare a report on Sri Lanka Cricket's television broadcasting rights and to present observations.

He made these comments at a media briefing today (22 August).

The committee, chaired by Secretary to the Ministry of Sports Chulananda Perera, will consist of SLC Chairman Shammi Silva, CEO Ashley de Silva and a representative of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

The ICC representative is to be nominated by the ICC.

The committee is to be appointed as a result of the discussions held with the ICC Chairman, reports say.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Sports further stated that the gazette notification regarding the implementation of the new rules has already been signed so that if even a family member of a particular person has any involvement in the sports betting business, such individuals will not be able to hold a position at the SLC.