StandUnited – What the Cricketers had to say


After the recent spate of violent incidents in Sri Lanka during the past few days, former and current Sri Lankan Cricketers have come forward to remind Sri Lankans the value of unity and harmony.

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Many players have made stirring and passionate appeals on social media for people to remain calm in this time of strife. Here are some of the popular tweets shared with us by fans


Current Sri Lanka ODI captain Dimuth Karunaratne was the first to speak, all the way from England where the national team is in preparation for the World Cup.

Former Sri Lanka Test Captain and current head coach of Mumbai Indians who won the IPL 2019 just a couple of days ago, Mahela Jayewardene, too let his voice be heard.

The senior-most batsman of the Sri Lanka World Cup squad, Angelo Mathews too made a similar request of remembering past mistakes and not making them again.Recently elected MCC President Kumar Sangakkara had strong words to say.

Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya and Chaminda Vaas didn’t forget to send out a heartfelt massages on their Twitter accounts.>>ICC Cricket World Cup 2019<<