The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to help fund the fight against the coronavirus pandemic with a sum of 25 million Lankan rupees (LKR) to the government of the country, the SLC announced through a press release today.
The SLC also mentioned that the amount will be handed to the government 'immediately'.
"Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has taken a decision to grant a sum of LKR 25 million to the Government to help its efforts toward combating the Covid-19 pandemic, which has created a national health crisis. Accordingly, the grant will be handed over to the Government immediately," read the press release.
The SLC has also taken several other steps to help prevent the spread of the virus. The board has already postponed all kinds of cricket in the country until further notice. They have also asked players and board staff to remain indoors, maintaining social distance.
The press release also mentioned how their national stars are helping by constantly requesting their fans via social media to stay safe.
The SLC also requested their stakeholders to take precautions and stay safe during this crisis.