Sri Lanka Cricket is saddened by the demise of Mr. Michael de Zoyza, the former Manager of the ‘National Cricket Team’.

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Sri Lanka Cricket in a media release said that tSri Lanka Cricket is saddened by the demise of Mr Michael De Zoyza, the former Manager of the National Cricket Team.

’Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to express our deepest condolences to Mr. Zoyza’s family at this moment of sorrow,’’ said Mr. Ashley De Silva, CEO of the SLC.

’Michael was a great man with a good character and had a proactive mindset. The cricketing fraternity will immensely miss his presence’’, De Silva added.

As a mark of respect to its former manager, the National Team will wear a ‘Black Arm Band’ when they take the field this evening to play the 02nd ODI vs Pakistan.

Mr. Zoyza also has functioned as an Executive Committee Member of the SLC and has held several other honorary positions in the game’s administration.