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India vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Cricket Pledges USD 100,000 For Players After Series Win

Sri Lanka has been rewarded with handsome money after beating India in three-match T20I series.

Sri Lanka has been rewarded with handsome money after beating India in three-match T20I series.

Sri Lanka needed a win to kick-off some sort of turnaround; they are having their worst days in international cricket after departure of the greats like Sangakkara, Jayawardena and Muralitharan.

The Sri Lanka cricket team will be getting a prize money of USD 100,000 after their win over India in a three-match T20I series. Sri Lanka are having a torrid time in international cricket but somehow manged to snap the losing streak. A number of factors came in handy like Krunal Pandya contracting Covid-19. This saw as many as eight key Indian players getting isolated; the hosts took full advantage and powered to series win. They ran India close in the second game before levelling the series; they went onto dish a dominating performance in the final T20I, beating India by eight wickets. Following this, the country’s cricket board has announced a huge prize money for the team.

“Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to congratulate the National Team for the excellence shown on the field during the T20i series played against India, thus winning the series 2 -1,” a SLC media release stated.

“The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket lauded the efforts of the players, coaches, and the support staff for bringing this much-needed victory, which it believes will augur well for the National team going forward."

“Hence, in order to recognize this victory, the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket decided to award a sum of US$ 100,000 for the National Team,” the report added.

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