SLC likely to scrap zonal first-class tournament

The zonal first-class tournament scheduled for March and April by the previous Sri Lanka Cricket board is unlikely to go ahead this season, newly-elected SLC secretary Mohan de Silva has said. The new board affirmed its commitment to a provincial model, but were unhappy with the "composition and str


Stormy's picture
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Glad to know there is a brainstorming session over reinventing the wheel and keen to see presumably new and better wheel!! Please just get on with it and make adjustments as required - do we really think that the previous guys got it that wrong that we need to stop the show?

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Good to see the new board is playing petty politics just like their predecessors. First they scrap indoor nets now this tournament.
Do they really have Sri Lankan cricket's best interests at heart. So much for change and new beginnings.

It's mid February, and the tournament was scheduled for March/April. Wouldn't it have made more sense to play the tournament and review it afterwards than cause upheavals now.

Money/budgets not the issue...just egos & power!

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Or as with so many issues lack of planning for the tournament and a good excuse !......

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