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Cricketers team up with Sri Lankan army in Tamil North-East

The Sri Lankan military took part in organising charity cricket matches for Tamils schoolchildren in the North-East last week, alongside Sri Lanka’s international cricketers.

Sri Lanka’s Security Forces Commander for Kilinochchi Major General Amal Karunasekara was garlanded as the chief guest at a ceremony held to launch the 'Murali Harmony Cup 20-20'.

The cup is supported by several Sri Lankan cricketers, including like Muttiah Muralidharan, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.

Mr Sangakarra has previously praised the military’s work in the North-East and was tipped to become Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the United Kingdom.



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