The two teams – Sri Lanka U-19 and Uganda U-19 – with team officials after the World Cup warm-up match in Guyana
The Sri Lanka cricket team, currently in the West Indies for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, came for high praise from the Uganda Cricket Association (CA) for their kind gesture of giving some batting practice to the Ugandan U-19 team at the end of their warm-up match which ended early in Guyana on Wednesday. Sri Lanka coasted to an easy 231-run win over Uganda with the game finishing early.
The Ugandan Cricket Association tweeted: “Thank you@OfficialSLC for the kind gesture of giving us some batting practice after the game. A candle loses nothing when it lights another.”
Coach of the Ugandan team Ziyaad Ahmad Parker tweeted: “These are things I like to see. Credit to the @OfficialSLC team for doing this and contributing to the betterment of cricket.” Sports commentator Ricky Simms replying to @CricketUganda and@ OfficialSLC tweeted: “Wonderful gesture by the management and @OfficialSLC. Sports is about friendship and unity. It breaks barriers and brings people together. Good luck to both teams.”