The President has stated that public blessings will be extended to the Sri Lankan Cricket team for their future victories, in the same way all people came together for their victory.
The President mentioned this in a message of greetings to the Cricket team for being able to reach the finals. The President said that he is considering the ability of Sri Lanka to reach the finals in three World Cup series as a privilege. He said that due to the talent of our cricketers the country has been able to claim the World Cup once. The Cricket team captained by Kumara Sangakkara has created a defining moment while becoming the runner up. The President said that he is extending his warmest greetings for this victory on behalf of the Sri Lankans. He said that he would meet the members of the team to congratulate them.