Commenting on his appointment Sumathipala said, “Being world champions in the cricketing arena, Sri Lanka is geared to spearhead the development of cricket in the Asian region. It is a great honour for my country and myself, to assume duties as the President of ACC.”
A name associated with cricket for over two decades, Thilanga Sumathipala is no stranger to the game or the management of cricket in this country.
He has also served as the President of the ACC during the year 1997-1998. A man committed to developing the game in Sri Lanka, Thilanga Sumathipala is all set to take the country’s most popular sport to the next level.
His vision and passion for cricket makes him the ideal personality to head the cricket council in the region for the second term.