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SLC gives clubs ground maintenance equipment

In order to enhance facilities of the Tier A and B Clubs, Sri Lanka Cricket handed over equipment including hand tractors, pitch cutters, manual spike rollers, outfield rollers, hand rollers, gang movers, pitch covers, boundary Ropes and other equipment to several clubs.

The clubs include the Singhalese Sports Club, Bloomfield Cricket Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Nondescript Cricket Club, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletics Club, Chillaw Marians Cricket Club, Moors Cricket Club, Colombo Colts Cricket Club, Army Sports Club, Burgher Recreation Club, Navy Sports Club, Police Sports Club, Air Force Sports Club and Panadura Sports Club.

The Equipment which cost approximately Rs. 5,000,000/- was provided as a grant to the clubs under the National
Development Policy to develop facilities across the island at school, club, district and provincial level in order to assist in uplifting the standard of cricket and in turn provide more qualitative domestic cricket in Sri Lanka, ultimately benefiting the National structure.

The Clubs were also provided with 2 Ton Double Drum Rollers at a subsidized cost recovery plan.

The grant of equipment was offered to all Tier A and B Clubs of which the selected clubs availed themselves
of the opportunity of enhancing their ground and club facilities through the grant.

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