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After the Sri Lankan cricketers had been questioned in an investigation over 2011 World Cup fixing allegations, the Youth Alliance of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), got here in help of the gamers and staged a protest in entrance of the Sports Ministry.
Protests had been held in Sri Lanka after cricket legends, together with Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, had been known as up for recording statements relating to an investigation over fixing allegations in the 2011 World Cup closing.
Former sports activities minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage had earlier alleged that the 2011 World Cup was “sold” to India by Sri Lanka, following which a felony probe was ordered by the Sri Lankan sports activities ministry.
After the Sri Lankan cricketers had been questioned, the Youth Alliance of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), got here in help of the gamers and staged a protest in entrance of the Sports Ministry.
2011 Match Fixing Inquiry : Kumar Sangakkara nonetheless on the Sports Ministry Police Unit giving an announcement for almost 5 hours. pic.twitter.com/cNMlQ1lggA
— Azzam Ameen (@AzzamAmeen) July 2, 2020
According to media stories, the protest was held in opposition to the continual harassment of Kumar Sanagakkara and different cricketers over unconfirmed match-fixing allegations.
Members of the Samagi Tharuna Balawegaya (@youthforsjb) are presently staging a protest exterior the SLC in opposition to the harassment Cricketer Kumar Sangakkara and 2011 cricket staff. #SriLanka #LKA #Matchfixing #ProtestSL through @kataclysmichaos pic.twitter.com/BfOr6tcsOK
— Sri Lanka Tweet (@SriLankaTweet) July 2, 2020
Prime Ministerial candidate of the SJB Sajith Premadasa additionally tweeted in help of the previous Sri Lanka skipper and known as for finish of harassment of the nations sporting legends.
Continuous harassment of @KumarSanga2 and our 2011 cricket heroes should be strongly opposed. Government habits is deplorable.
— Sajith Premadasa (@sajithpremadasa) July 2, 2020
mentioned that the continual harassment of Kumar Sangakkara and different 2011 cricket heroes should be strongly opposed.
The Government’s habits is deplorable, mentioned Premadasa through Twitter.
The particular investigation unit had earlier additionally recorded statements from Sri Lanka batting legend Aravinda De Silva, who was chairman of the choice committee at the moment, and the opening batsman of that match Upul Tharanga.
Sri Lanka had misplaced the World Cup closing match to India at Mumbai’s Wankhede stadium by six wickets.