05th January, 2022
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) donated a high-powered turf cutter to SSC Sports Club, following a request made by the Club Officials.
The high-powered triplex mower designed for superior performance is one out of two such machines used to maintain a cricketing ground in Sri Lanka.
“SLC invested in two high-powered turf cutters and decided to donate one to the SSC Sports Club to maintain its Ground, and we know, the donation adds value, as SSC is one of the leading test venues in Sri Lanka, whilst going forward, we will introduce the same to other international venues as well,’ said Mr. Mohan de Silva, Honorary Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket.
The new turf cutter was recently handed over to Mr. I. S. De Silva, President of the SSC Sports Club by Mr. Mohan de Silva, Honorary Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket.
The handing over, which took place at the SSC Ground, also saw the participation of Mr. Vasantha Wijesekera, Secretary of the SSC Sports Club, Mr. Lasantha Wickremesinghe, Honorary Treasurer, SLC, and Mr. Kamal Dharmasiri, Head, National Development Centre of the SLC.
The latest donation is part of Sri Lanka Cricket’s overall drive towards developing the domestic cricketing infrastructure.
The other high-powered turf cutter was handed over to the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium to maintain its ground.
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L2R: Mr. Vasantha Wijesekera, Secretary of the SSC Sports Club – Mr. I. S. De Silva, President of the SSC Sports Club – Mr. Mohan de Silva, Honorary Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket – Mr. Lasantha Wickremesinghe, Honorary Treasurer, Sri Lanka Cricket.
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