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ICC Chief engages in crucial talks with SL Sports Minister on lifting ban on SLC

January 10, Colombo (LNW): The Chief Executive Officer of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Geoff Allardice, has arrived in Sri Lanka against the backdrop of the ICC’s ban imposed on Sri Lanka Cricket.

In a significant move towards resolving the issue, Allardice engaged in a comprehensive discussion with Sports Minister Harin Fernando today (10).

The meeting between Geoff Allardice and Minister Harin Fernando revolved around exploring possibilities and strategies to lift the ICC ban on Sri Lanka Cricket.

The discussions were marked by a constructive dialogue, focusing on the way forward for the country’s cricket governing body.

Sports Minister Fernando on his X handle highlighted the positive nature of the discussions with the ICC CEO.

The engagement not only aimed at addressing the current ban but also sought to outline a roadmap for the future development and enhancement of Sri Lanka Cricket, he emphasised.

Sources from the Sports Ministry revealed that Geoff Allardice is anticipated to meet with President Ranil Wickremesinghe later in the day.

This visit and the discussions held with key officials underscore the ongoing efforts to find a resolution and pave the way for Sri Lanka Cricket to resume its full-fledged participation in international cricket activities.

The outcome of these deliberations will likely shape the trajectory of Sri Lanka’s standing within the international cricket community.

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