The Sri Lanka cricket team has had a major downfall in recent years. After their shambolic performance in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023, where they finished in the 2nd last position, a lot of the management and the players have been in the line of fire.
Notably, after losing to India by a humongous margin of 302 runs, Sri Lanka’s sports minister Roshan Ranasinghe had sacked the entire Sri Lankan Cricket Board.
Now as per a report in the Sri Lankan newspaper Daily Mirror, former World Cup-winning captain of Sri Lanka, Arjuna Ranatunga, has slammed the secretary of the apex body of Indian cricket, the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) for controlling Sri Lankan cricket.
“Because of the connection between SLC officials and Jay Shah they (the BCCI) are under the impression that they can trample and control SLC,” Arjuna Ranatunga was quoted by Sri Lankan newspaper Daily Mirror.
“Jay Shah is running Sri Lanka Cricket. SLC is being ruined because of pressure from Jay Shah. One man in India is ruining Sri Lankan cricket,” he added.