Sanath Jayasuriya meets actor Mammootty

Former Sri Lanka opener Sanath Jayasuriya on Tuesday met Malayalam actor Mammootty who’s in Lanka to shoot a movie. The Sri Lankan celebrity shared a submit with the film legend, captioned, “It was an honour to fulfill Senior Malayalam actor
@mammukka. Sir you’re a true tremendous star. Thanks for coming to Sri Lanka. I wish to invite all Indian stars & mates to #VisitSriLanka to take pleasure in our nation.”

Within the submit, Jayasuria urged Indian stars and mates to go to Sri Lanka which is reeling beneath an unprecedented financial disaster. The Indian Ocean island’s debt-laden financial system collapsed after it ran out of cash to pay for meals, gas and medication — sparking months of protests. The federal government owes $51 billion (€50 billion) and is struggling to make curiosity funds on these loans, not to mention pay down the principal.

Not too long ago, the Australia males’s cricket group gamers who had visited Sri Lanka for 3 T20Is, 5 ODIs and a couple of Exams, donated their prize cash from their latest tour of the island nation to help the locals in want, Cricket Australia had said.

“Our Aussie males have donated their prize cash from the latest tour of Sri Lanka to help youngsters and households impacted by the nation’s worst financial disaster in a long time,” CA wrote on their official Twitter deal with.

“The donation will go in the direction of @unicefaustralia‘s packages to help vitamin, healthcare, protected consuming water, training and psychological well being companies,” learn a follow-up tweet.

The donation was led by Australian Take a look at captain Pat Cummins, a UNICEF Australia ambassador, and Aaron Finch, who’s the nationwide group captain in ODIs and T20Is. A complete of 45,000 Australia {dollars} (25,36,294 lakhs in INR) was donated by the group.

The cricket occurred amidst the interior turmoil within the nation owing to the grim monetary scenario and protests demanding the resignation of the then President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Sri Lanka will subsequent play within the Asia Cup, adopted by by the T20 World Cup in October.

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