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ICC World Cup campaign begins in Hambantota

Oct 17, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
With less than 125 days for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) World Cup Organizing Committee launched their official promotional campaign during a ceremony held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota yesterday. The ground situated in Sooriyawewa will host the opening two matches of the World Cup with Sri Lanka taking on Canada on February 20 and followed by the clash between Kenya and Pakistan on February 23 at the same venue. The reservation of tickets for the ICC Cricket World Cup also took place at this venue under the patronage of Sports Minster C. B. Ratnayake, Environment Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa, Minister Dilan Perera, Parliamentarians Namal Rajapaksa, Thilanga Sumathipala and Sanath Jayasuriya.   Read more:www.dailynews.lk/2010/10/18/spo02.asp