04 January 2015
New president of Sri Lanka Cricket Thilanga Sumathipala says he will extend the fullest support and bear total responsibility towards the development of the game in the country.
Speaking to the media after the SLC elections today (03), where he got elected, Sumathipala thanked president Maithripala Sirisena and sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara for having held the election free of politics.
The new SLC president said he was thankful to those voted for and against him, and said he would work in cooperation with all the parties.
The newly-elected office bearers have the responsibility to take the game to the highest level, said Sumathipala.
All those who got elected at the election were from the Sumathipala faction.