“We are a sovereign nation and we follow a set of rules and regulations when appointing such an Interim Committee. We have all the right to appoint an Interim Committee to run cricket in this country which is not illegal by any means. The ICC must accept this,” the minister said responding to the ICC claims.
In reality, Seneviratne’s role in the rugby fraternity has been overshadowed more by controversy and dubious moves than it has to do with the progress of a sport that must arguably be the most popular domestically in Sri Lanka, especially in the schools arena that his Rugby Union tried unsuccessfully to usurp two seasons ago in view of its high financial stakes and appeal to the youth following.
Sri Lanka are demanding their World Cup handouts are honoured after the International Cricket Council bosses suspended payments in protest at changes to the island nation's governance of the sport.
Will Sri lanka get sanctions from ICC?
"Retirement is not about form, it is about time and place and whether it feels right," Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara
"I have gone on my knees to beg him (Kumar Sangakkara) out of retirement, but at the end of the day, it is his decision, he has served his team and country for such a long time." Angelo Mathews
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