Sri Lankan cricketer Chamika Karunaratne waits in an extended queue on the gasoline station to replenish his automobile after two days. A younger worldwide cricketer who made his worldwide debut in 2019 is now upset by the current disaster within the nation.
Talking completely to ANI on Saturday, “Fortunately acquired it after being in an extended gasoline queue for 2 days, Because of the big gasoline disaster, I’m not capable of even go to my cricket practices,” he advised ANI.
Sri Lanka goes to host the Asia Cup 2022 in August this yr. However the entire nation is dealing with an financial disaster together with an acute scarcity of gasoline since independence. Even the troubled cricketer doesn’t know what is going to occur, “I’m approaching such a day as a result of two vital collection and Lanka Premier League (LPL) matches have been introduced,” he stated.
“Asia Cup is coming and LPL can be scheduled this yr. I have no idea what is going to occur as a result of I’ve to go to Colombo and totally different locations for the practices and do attend membership season. Resulting from gasoline scarcity. I can’t go to the practices… since two days I didn’t go wherever as a result of..I’m in an extended queues for petrol. Fortunately I acquired it immediately, however for ten thousand rupees that may go solely most two to a few days,” he advised ANI.
Chamika Karunaratne is assured concerning the readiness of himself and the Sri Lankan crew for the upcoming Asia Cup 2022, however reveals concern concerning the current disaster too.
“We’re prepared for the Asia Cup and I believe for the massive occasion, the nation will present sufficient gasoline. We’re taking part in with Australia and the matches have been good. Even for the Asia Cup preparation is underway,” he advised ANI.
The Sri Lankan cricketer additionally spoke concerning the ongoing disaster. “I can’t say a lot on it, however nothing going goes properly proper now. I hope that when the appropriate individuals come, one thing good will occur, individuals have to decide on the appropriate individual..so we are able to take the worldwide assist and issues will certainly come to the appropriate place.”
In a current interview with ANI, ace cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya stated, “Cricket should go for it at any price. I wish to thank the Australian cricket captain and Excessive Commissioner who didn’t cancel the Check match,” he advised ANI.”
Sri Lanka had lately hosted Australia for a multi-format collection. The collection was extremely aggressive and noticed good cricket from each side. Australia gained the T20I collection 2-1, the ODI collection was gained by Sri Lanka 3-2, whereas the Warne-Murli Trophy in Exams was shared after the two-match collection resulted in a 1-1 draw.
Sri Lanka has by no means seen a gasoline and financial disaster on the island since independence in 1948 when solely 10 per cent of its individuals are capable of acquire gasoline every day.
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