Sri Lanka Cricket Board broke all earnings records in 2022. The board earned a total of Rs 6,300 crore in 2022. This is the highest annual revenue ever earned by Sri Lanka Cricket. In a statement from the board, it was said: “The latest revenue growth has come in four main ways. This includes international cricket, domestic cricket, sponsorship contract and ICC annual membership.
It was also reported on Thursday that Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe appointed a 10-member committee to prepare a new constitution for the SLC. The panel will be headed by retired Supreme Court Justice KT Chithrasiri. The committee is made up of various legal luminaries and former domestic cricketers including Charith Senanayake and Farveez Maharoof. Ranasinghe said that he has sought guidance and expert advice from the ICC on this. The new constitution will be ready in the next two months.
SLC elections for officeholders have always been mired in controversy, as concerns have been raised about the large number of inflated votes, leading to allegations of malpractice such as vote-buying in favor of vested interests.
Significantly, Sri Lanka became champions in the Asian Cup held in 2022. The team won the title by defeating Pakistan by 23 runs in the final. The team had won the tournament for the sixth time. Sri Lanka first won the Asian Cup in 1986.
Sri Lanka appeared with excellent rhythm in the Asian Cup played in 2022. The team had lost only the first game against Afghanistan. After this, the team had won every game. Teams like India and Pakistan also participated in this.