May 18, 2020

Mahela questions the need of another ground Featured

Former Sri Lanka Cricket captain Mahela Jayawardena has questioned the government decision to construct another international cricket stadium in Sri Lanka.

In a Tweet, he said, :

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Yesterday, minister Bandula Gunawardena announced the decision to build the biggest international cricket ground in Sri Lanka. The project would take place in Diyagama, Homagama and is expected to be finished in 03 years.

However, many have questioned on social media as to whether building a new ground is actually a priority, amid the economic woes existing in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic.

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