As Sri Lanka is going via turmoil and an financial disaster, Pakistani league cricket’s Peshawar Zalmi proprietor Javed Afridi has prolonged a sponsorship be offering to Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in a goodwill gesture.
Figuring out the Sri Lankans’ love for cricket , Afridi mentioned that he’s extending his improve to SLC with a view to care for the rustic’s world standing in international cricket.
“The folks of Sri Lanka love cricket as dearly as we Pakistanis do however the present no longer so just right scenario should’ve harm Lankans cricket fanatics. So I lengthen my complete improve to sponsor @OfficialSLC in very best of my capacities to care for their world standing in international cricket space,” he wrote on Twitter.
Sri Lankan PM resigns
On Would possibly 9, Sri Lankan Top Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as a deadly disease of political violence killed 5 folks, together with an MP, and wounded virtually 200, AFP reported.
Lawmaker Amarakeerthi Athukorala from the ruling get together shot two folks — killing a 27-year-old guy — after which took his personal lifestyles after being surrounded by means of a mob of anti-government protesters outdoor Colombo, mentioned the police.
Every other ruling-party flesh presser who was once no longer named opened fireplace on anti-government protesters within the southern the city of Weeraketiya, killing two and wounding 5, consistent with police.
Sri Lanka has suffered months of blackouts and dire shortages of meals, gasoline and drugs in its worst financial disaster since independence.