SLC and SLT join hands to construct new cricket ground

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) signed an MOU recently to build a cricket ground on a 36-acre land, which belongs to the SLT Campus in Padukka.

Under the MOU, SLT will do the initial preparation work for the ground, whilst SLC will build the cricketing facilities. SLC will carry out ranks, establishing five centre pitches, modern stadiums, player dressing rooms, side wickets for training, effective and efficient drainage systems, and other necessary facilities.

SLC and SLT are to form a management committee to run the operations of the proposed ground. Meanwhile the ground will be used to play provincial and first-class matches, and also matches with visiting emerging international teams.

The MOU was signed at the SLC headquarters with the participation of SLC Honorary Secretary Mohan de Silva and SLT Chairman Kumarasinghe Sirisena.

SLC Vice President Ravin Wickramaratne, SLT Campus CEO Ranjith Rubasinghe, SLT Head of Legal Miran Fernando, and SLC Head of Finance Mahesh Silva were also present during the occasion.