People living in Colombo as well as outstations showed high enthusiasm in witnessing the talent of the Sri Lankan cricketing heroes.
Wide screens were put up for the viewers in Colombo and the suburbs to watch the match. Our representatives say that thousands gathered round the screens last night as well, while the match was underway. Millions of Sri Lankan and international Cricket fans watched the batting display of Tillakaratne Dilshan as well as Upul Tharanga with admiration. Reports say that people in several cities lit crackers to celebrate the occasion.