Rugby, cricket teams arrive
Nov 17, 2010 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Sri Lanka’s cricket and rugby teams for the 16th Asian Games are due to arrive in this Southern Chinese city tomorrow (18) afternoon. Sri Lanka cricket team, led by national Test and ODI player Jehan Mubarak and Sri Lanka rugby team, captained by Radhika Hettiarachchi, are due to check in at the Athletes Village later on Thursday. Mubarak, the 29-year-old left-handed top order batsman has represented Sri Lanka in 10 Tests, 38 one day internationals and 16 Twenty20. Internationals.
Hattiarachchi is a veteran rugby player who has shown tremendous form in Caltex Premier League as well as at Rugby Union Tests for Sri Lanka. He has a vast experience in international sevens. Both men’s and women’s championships have been included in cricket as well as in rugby. However, Sri Lanka will be competing only in the men’s events of both the disciplines.