ICC launches it’s multicultural crowd participation push at the Walawwa in Noble Park – by Trevine Rodrigo : Melbourne (eLanka Sports editor) The ICC launched it’s multicultural crowd participation push at the Walawwa in Noble Park with a Sri Lankan focus in mind.  A forum aimed at gaining maximum effect for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia beginning on October 16 in Geelong, had a cross section of 150 invited attendees providing vital input to make the event a huge success.  Several important issues were identified as important to the qualifying rounds in Geelong where it is anticipated that a Sri Lankan fan invasion will rock the City. Transport, safety for those travelling to the competition, accommodation, sight seeing and attractive holiday packages were the key issues raised from the absorbing brain storming sessions to ensure allround satisfaction.  The massive crowd participation at Sri Lankan  Cricket games over the ...

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    Defending women’s champions Australia will be hard to beat Lasith Malinga will lead Sri Lanka’s fortunes. Multicultural flavour will be the ICC focus for the T20 World Cup in Australia – BY TREVINE RODRIGO IN MELBOURNE   Australia’s edition of the T20 World Cup will deliver a cricketing feast laced with multicultural flavour promises ICC CEO Nick Hockley at a briefing to the Sri Lankan involvement at the Grand on Princess in Mulgrave, Melbourne recently. Speaking exclusively to the Lanka Times in Melbourne and Elanka community website in Australia Hockley says there will be a heavy emphasis on multiculturism and a projected attempt to lure all communities in Australia to get involved in this exciting event which is expected to have at least a billion viewers around the world. All venues around Australia hosting World Cup games will be set up in a carnival like atmosphere in and ...

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