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Minister's son joins SL cricket squad

Sri Lanka's cricket squad for the T20 international against Bangladesh in Kandy announced a new addition today... the son of Minister Keheliya Rambukwella.

Yesterday Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India, Prasad Kariyawasam said he was 'concerned about mixing of politics and sports'

Here's a sample of the distinction between politics and cricket in Sri Lanka:

2nd Lt Ajantha Mendis hailed by Army for cricketing display at T20 World Cup (07 Oct 2012)

‘Political pressure’ leads to uncontested cricket board elections (03 Jan 2012)

Ruling party MP rejoins Sri Lanka cricket team (20 Jun 2011)