Sports minister - Namal Rajapaksa has thanked the only Sri Lankan baseball referee in an international for driving this forward.
“Sri Lanka is renown for its manufacturing capabilities in the sports apparel and garment industry now another first toward our sporting economy! The official baseball used at the Tokyo 2020 games is exclusively Made in Sri Lanka ! Thank you ? SJ Wijenayake for driving it forward” the Sports Minister had tweeted from Japan.