Aug 15, 2022

SLC sends LoD to Arjuna

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) states that they have sent Letters of Demand to the newly appointed Chairman of the National Sports Council - Arjuna Ranatunga.

The LoDs are sent over some of 'false, derogatory and distorted statements' made during a recent media interview.

The SLC statement notes that the decision was taken today at an ExCo meeting of the SLC held today (15) and the LoD sent is claiming Rs. 2 Billion as damages for the reputational losses that occurred to Sri Lanka Cricket and its officials by the said false and derogatory statement.

The full media statement is as follows :

Media Release

15th August 2022

The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) at an emergency meeting held today (15th August) having extensively deliberated on the false, derogatory and distorted statement made by the newly appointed Chairman of the National Sports Council, Mr Arjuna Ranatunga during a recent Media Interview (Derana Big Focus), has decided to take appropriate legal action against him who has spoken with malicious intent, damaging the goodwill and reputation of the SLC and have deliberately made public comments by making false and defamatory accusations against the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket.

Accordingly, Members of the Executive Committee have sent Letters of Demand to Mr. Arjuna Ranatunga, claiming Rs. 2 Billion as damages for the reputational losses that occurred to Sri Lanka Cricket and its officials by the said false and derogatory statement.

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