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Pending Appeal to Public Service Commission

Derwin Perera and President Rajapakse

Derwin Perera back  at Sports Ministry

By Lal Gunesekera

Deputy Director of Sports at the Ministry of Sports and Public Recreation, Derwin Perera, who was sent on compulsory retirement in March after investigations carried out by the Presidential Investigative Unit (PIU) and the Public Administration Ministry, has returned to his "desk" at the Ministry of Sports after appealing to President Mahinda Rajapakse.

Perera (58) who is a well-known athletic coach, was found guilty of seven of the 20  charges inquired into by the PIU.

The Public Administration Ministry too conducted an inquiry into the allegations against Perera, and came to the same conclusion.

The Public Service Commission (PSC), then recommended that the (Derwin Perera) be sent on compulsory retirement, as the charges were of serious nature, including fraud and corruption. The  PSC  has also not recommended Perera an extension too.

The Sunday Leader learns that President Rajapakse has authorised Derwin Perera to resume work at the Ministry of Sports and Public Recreation, pending his appeal made to the PSC.

Both Minister of Sports, Gamini Lokuge, and Ministry Secretary, S.Liyanagama, were out of the country and could not be contacted.

However, Director-General of the Sports Development Department of the Ministry of Sports and Public Recreation, B.D.Dhanayake, confirmed that the Ministry has received a directive from President Rajapakse, and that Derwin Perera has already resumed duties as Deputy Director of Sports.

Perera was the former coach of Olympic Games medallist, Susanthika Jayasinghe, who was cleared of drug charges on a technical point, while two of his other products (Jani Chaturangani and  Priyadharshini) were found guilty of taking a banned substance, and were suspended.

SLC is going to benefit from some players

We discussed many aspects of the game during the past few weeks. I have now progressed into an exciting stage of my coaching and talent spotting programme. As pointed out before this is being conducted by the Aravinda De Silva Cricket Foundation and sponsored by the Coca Cola Int. Company. I believe that Sri Lanka Cricket is going to benefit from some players coming through this scheme.

Let us talk about another aspect of the game this week. Let us focus on the composition of a team. We all want to be part of the eleven that plays in a game. It is however upto the Coach/Master in Charge/Selector to finalise the playing eleven and the stand by ones. This is a thankless but a very important task. Let me assume that the pool of players available has many who can bat/bowl/keep wickets/field well. Now the easy ones,

Opening batsmen (2): When selecting the two batsmen to open an innings some selectors prefer a left/right combination. Whilst this is ideal if just to vary the line of the bowler it need not be the gospel. You could find an equally good pair who could be both right handed or even left handed (this is rare).

Theymust bebatsmen with a good eye and technique and play the ball close to the body. They must cover up for swing and variation of line to minimise snicks to slips which can happen easily with the new ball. This pair is expected to give the team a good start to build a score.

No 3 or one drop: This position goes usually to a good stroke maker who can also face the new ball and like the ball coming on to the bat, if both openers are right handed some selectors prefer to slot a left hander in here to force the bowlers to change the line.

No 4: Will be essentially a batsman in form who will have to stay at the crease to build a long innings if wickets have fallen cheap. This slot should be ideally held by someone with good technique and temperament to play long innings. Sound footwork against spin bowling is essential.

No 5: Would be the fifth batsman and depending on the quality of bowling in the rest could even be the all rounder in the team. This all rounder should necessarily be a batting all rounder, according to me.

No 6: Could be the Wicket Keeper if he is not already positioned above. I prefer an expert in this position to that of a half batter. If the wicket keeper can bat above this slot the team could play the all rounder in this position and opt for another specialist bat at No 5.

No 7: Could be a spinner/fast bowler with the better batting ability. Some selectors prefer to use a bowler who could wield the long handle here.

No 8 - 11 would be the two opening bowlers (provided they are not above) and the second spinner.

You would have noticed that I have stuck to six batsmen and five bowlers. To me this is the ideal combination provided each of them can hold their places with consistency. This is essential to any team. The batsmen must make runs and set a good enough target for their bowlers to get the opponents out. When each of them know the depth of their batting the responsibility of being disciplined is thrust upon them. No batsman can throw his wicket away.

Amongst the middle order it is possible to slot in a superb fielder above a better batsman than him depending on the strength of the upper order batsmen.

Don't forget that cricket is about runs and wickets and there are nine ways to get a batsman out but only one way to make runs. That is by scoring. Of course I don't consider wides, no balls and byes, as those are essentially gifts from the opponents. So, a good fielder can save twenty runs on the field and have that technically against him on the board and if he has the ability to make another thirty with the bat, he has made a half century! Yes.

Finally it is imperative that the eleven play as a team as this is essentially a game where each player has to contribute his worth. When one player fails as it is inevitable another has to make up. Remember when you present yourself at practices don't shirk but put your heart and soul in to it. Be a thinking player at practice. Enjoy the game.

Bogollagama admits job is beyond the scope
of interim committee, requests elections

Tennis ic out; no easy ride awaits new body

For all the difficulties his indifferent leadership caused Sri Lanka tennis, there aren't many flattering things you can say about Janaka Bogollagama, SLTA head since 2007. But there's one quality about the man you can't fault: he isn't shy of owning up to his mistakes.

It is no secret the reason why the country's tennis administration was placed in the hands of a government-appointed Interim Committee last year was only because Bogollagama wanted it ,so that he may hold office another year. The prospects of being re-elected for a second term at the already-noticed 2008 AGM were hardly rosy for the incumbent, especially with a popular challenge from Suresh Subramaniam to contend with. And so, with more than a little help from his political pal and Sports Minister, Gamini Lokuge, the March 2008 AGM was put on hold indefinitely and, unsurprisingly, an IC put in place in August.

Perhaps, now wiser about the difficulties of doing business under the IC banner, Bogollagama publicly pleaded to Sport Ministry officials for the restoration of elected representatives to run the affairs of tennis, as had been the practice since the 1915,founding of the SLTA. He bared his soul to an audience of past SLTA presidents, Sport Ministry officials and the media that had gathered at the Green Path headquarters the other night to celebrate the achievement of Group Two status by our Davis Cup team.

"It's time elected officials ran the sport again, now that our tennis has moved on to another level and much work has to be done," said Bogollagama, glancing at the ministry officials. To which his detractors might've retorted, "You should've thought of this dire consequence when you asked for an IC in the first place. In now pleading for elected representatives, you're really asking others to help clean up the mess of you're making."

AGM date fixed

His harsher critics might even question the sincerity of his plea for the return of an elected administration, quoting the old proverb about a leopard doesn't change its spots. But, as news this week of the confirmation of the SLTA AGM on June 5 shows, the man is not without virtues: He has been as good as his word, at least this time. 

This is not to soft-soap the two-plus years of mismanagement under his watch. But you have to say it requires extraordinary humility and courage for a man to stand up in public and confess he did wrong, which is what Bogollagama's plea that night virtually means. To disregard that honesty and continue to rain blows on him is, well, kicking a man on the ground.

His plea, of course, was made in general, not personal, terms. But many in the audience could not help but perceive the man was tendering what was pretty much a personal apology. After all, during his stewardship, controversies, stemming from team selections, dwindling sponsorship, a questionable CEO appointment and what have you - erupted just about at every turn, and matters concerning the administration of the game were relegated to the back burner. His plea for an elected committee is, thus, admission that the IC of his asking is a failure - for which there's no better apology than self-abdication.

 New CEO walked out

It would be unfair to lay all of the blame at his doorstep, though. A man whose home and business are based in Kurunegala, Bogollagama was never going to have the sort of time a tennis chief is required to give the game. That the experienced CEO, Lionel Almeida, was replaced by retired Army officer, Lt. Col. Chris de Silva, at the beginning of his first term didn't make it any easier for him. And when the new CEO walked out on the job while holidaying in the US, it got horribly worse for the boss.

Given that situation, Bogollagama was compelled to rely on a team of Colombo-based officials to help him run the sport. The advisors of his choice became the power bloc, and, like all creations of politics, this one too worked on an agenda of vested interest rather than in the best interest of the sport. Were it otherwise, tennis would not have stumbled from one controversy to another, the consequence of which was the unwelcome return of the old factionalism that many in the last elected administration had rid the sport of at the turn of this century.


That factionalism became particularly noxious in the five months following the ministerial order to postpone the 2008 AGM and the appointment of an IC had not been quite a certainity yet. But a disgraceful secret plot hatched by Bogollagama's advisors to force the Sport Minister's hand into appointing an IC was brought to light, leading to a falling out of the advisory team itself. But, given that the Sport Minister was never going to disappoint his ape miniyah, tennis was destined to the infamy of an IC administration.

It wouldn't be wrong to say that tennis didn't deserve an IC, normally thrust by government on sport bodies notorious for serious mismanagement, like fraud or other contraventions of the laws of the land. Tennis' only crime was that it wanted to democratically elect its 2008 office bearers, but because the set of candidates (read: Bogollagama's nominations) favoured by the minister was likely to end up second-best - an IC it had to be.

Monies misspent

It would be fair to say that Bogollagama's 25 months in office was misspent as far as tennis was concerned. The Rs.12M bank balance inherited in March 2007 is now some Rs.3M. in deficit. Ironically, IC Secretary, Maxwell de Silva, chose the promotion celebration to make the shocking revelation that "we couldn't find any sponsor for the team; we didn't have funds in the bank to make the trip. We had two choices before us: withdraw from the tournament or obtain an Rs.600, 000-overdraft from HSBC. The first option was no option at all, so, we went for a temporary overdraft.''

Securing sponsors for our Davis Cup team has not been difficult, especially since SLTA converted to professionalism nearly a decade ago. The global economic recession is obviously a reason for sponsors' disinterest in involvement with the country's Davis Cup team. But it is not the only reason. An erosion of sponsors' interest in Sri Lanka tennis set-in back in 2007 as controversies within the SLTA became public. Thanks to largely the persuasiveness of Almeida, 2004-07 CEO, the SLTA had built up an impressive portfolio of loyal sponsors, among them: Aggreko, Dimo, Dialog, HSBC, Brandix, NDB, Janashakhti, Carson's and SAGT. Green Path was festooned with hoardings.

Out sourced

Almeida's successor's tact was different. He believed SL tennis had enough appeal to attract sponsors, and the sort of intense PR approach of his predecessor was superfluous; the sponsors would come anyway. In fact, the then-new CEO Lt. Col. de Silva outsourced the job of securing sponsors to a private PR firm. The red-inked Rs.3M tells its own story.

All that is in the past, and irrelevant. The future, on the other hand, marks an opening of an exciting chapter: life as a Group Two Davis Cup country, after nine years in Group Three.

The competition is not going to be anything like what we've encountered in Group Three. The eight-nation Group Two (Asia/Oceania) competition include Kuwait, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Pacific Oceania - nations we've played with during our nine years in Group Three, but could never beat. "That we haven't beaten some of the Group Two countries (when they were in Grp.3) tells us the sort of opposition we face next year. It is going to be tough,'' Rajeev Rajapakse told this column of a fortnight ago.  So, unless we prepare accordingly, you have to believe in miracles to think that our Group Two status is going to last any longer than a year.

Asiri Iddamalgoda, the non-playing captain of the triumphant 2009 team, has called for year-long preparation, which means the 2010 campaign, ought to have already begun. Group Two is best-of-five, in terms of both sets and the number of matches per tie, and that means a doubling of efforts would be required to achieve the desired proficiency, fitness-wise and competition-wise, in the lead up to the event.

Incumbent Bogollagama is no doubt aware of the increased demands of competing Group 2. The contribution of his regime to this year's campaign wasn't adequate even to make the trip to the playing venue. Perhaps, it's best the man went out; his plea for release (which his request for an elected committee is) makes the leadership transition that much easier -as it will be conducted in a climate far removed from the acrimony that wracked the elections of 2008 which was never held anyway.

The new boss who takes office on June 5 isn't going to have an easy ride. It's clear that he will be judged by the national team's performance in Group Two next year. Failure to at least retain our place in Group Two will be interpreted as a failure of his administration. But how do you prepare for the increased challenges with no money in the bank? To find the money is the job of any head of modern sport; the man from Kurunegala couldn't. 

For a start, the tennis fraternity better choose the right leader, lest the multitude of demands compel the new boss, too, to ask to be excused from the job. Figurehead sport chiefs are just about out-dated as the rambling, tumbledown wallauwas of a bygone era.

OZSC ready to take IC of SLRFU to court

By Lal Gunesekera

Old Zahirians Spots Club (OZSC) in a letter dated May 6 to the Interim Committee (IC) for the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) has protested in playing a "play-off' game between OZSC and Navy last Thursday (may 7) at Longden Place to decide who is to be the eighth team in the forthcoming Caltex 'A' Division League Rugby Championship scheduled to commence no May 15.

The IC has communicated this decision to OZSC only on May 5 and also states that "if any team is not taking part in this game will be considered as not qualified to play in the Caltex League Tournament 2009"

The OZSC has been playing in the 'A' Division since 2000 after gaining promotion from the 'B' Division. Navy "pulled out" in 2006 citing national duties. The sponsors met club presidents, Secretaries and Rugby Chairman to discuss conditions of the sponsors and tournament details on April 28 from 4 p.m to 8p.m at the SLRFU board room where OZSC too were invited and were present. The letter dated May 6, to the IC states that the IC decision is " Arbitrary, unreasonable, unacceptable, discriminatory and wrongful" and the IC decision to conduct a "play-off"is unconstitutional and not provided for in the tournament rules and also unprecedented. OZSC refused to play in this "play-off" game with navy on May 7 and has informed the IC of the SLRFU that they (OZSC) will have no other alternative than seek justice in a court of law.

Lasitha Gunaratne, who yet clings onto the post of CEO of SLRFU (which is unconstitutional) is also the Chairman of the Tournament and Match Organising Committee, which also includes Shane Dullewa (Tournament Director), Rohan Gunaratna, Wimal Senanayake, Hemantha Yatawara, Chirantha de Zoysa (CR), Ruban Thananayagam (Havelocks), Shiran Anthony (CH), SP Duke Hamid (Police), Major Katuwegedera (Army), Commodore S.Rambukwela (Air Force), Mahesh Weerasinghe (Kandy), Comodore N.K.D. Nanayakkara (Navy) and representative of the Referees Association, who has not been named.

Secretary of the IC, Kiran Atapattu, said that all sides were of the opinion that there should be eight sides this year and that OZSC had conceded 563 points last year (2008) and scored only 27 points, losing even to Galle who are in the 'B' Division.

Violence in schools rugby

By Richard McCarter

Recently I received the hilarious reports that players from leading schools participating in the ongoing league rugby tournament are sporting bite marks on their backs and that it's extremely painful. Funnily I have also heard complaints from members of the opposition during the game in question. Unless one of the thirty players on the field was colour blind we can only assume both teams indulged in a bit of a chomp. My Editor informed me in appalled tones urging me to condemn the 'violence in schools rugby' which was manifested by these bite marks.

After picking myself up off the ground where I had fallen in my mirth at her indignation, I explained that bites in rugby are much like skirts at netball. They exist, and it's really nothing to get excited about. In fact, no self respecting forward should ever walk away from a game without some form of superficial wound. To do so is to admit that you were not a thorn in the opposition's side. So while paying lip service to the rules which don't allow biting, I would rather players stopped complaining and got on with it.

Forgive me for sounding flippant about it, but cause for concern should not come from anybody who hasn't been at the bottom of a ruck, the middle of a maul or the front row of a scrum. Mothers, get your manicured hands of your little boys and let them play - perhaps we might get some men in society if you let that happen. Some people with the testicular fortitude to look life in the face and take it on.

While bite marks maybe perceived violence from some sections of the community, there is a real sort of violence that plagues schools rugby. It is the violence of ignorance.

Last week saw a daily newspaper report blaming the Trinity loss to St. Joseph's square on the referee for that game. Apparently, the Trinity team had been unsettled by their full back being tackled in the air twice. Where this information came to the writer, is unclear, but because his title revealed he was a Kandy Sports Correspondent, he must have an inside line as to what unsettled the Trinitians.

To be quite honest, if seeing one of your players tackled is enough to unsettle what was a whisker away from being a champion side last year, it doesn't say much for their mental make up. Regardless of that fact, the reporting of events with such a negative skew is detrimental, and leads to incite fervour.

Commenting on the decisions by a referee, and comparing the law to state whether he was right or wrong is one matter - everybody is entitled to an opinion. But going as far as to state that these particular decisions unsettled the team is a bit fanciful. And instigatory.

The match reports - bar few - in the newspapers do not manifest an in depth learning about the game of rugby. As such, equally uninformed readers in their thousands depend on the information of the match report, without having a chance to have it analysed. As rugby followers, we must, this season take what we read with a pinch of salt.

It is impossible if not, to avoid incidents like the assault on referee Pradeep Fernando two years ago, and the entire Zahira - Lumbini bust up at this year's sevens. This violence is far more damaging than a swift kick to the backside administered at close quarters.

The scores from the first couple of weekends of schools rugby have been impressive. Evenly matched teams like St. Thomas', Royal, Isipatana, Trinity, St. Joseph's etc. have produced matches with over 40 points being scored, with some even crossing the 70 point mark.

This is superb for the entertainment value of schools rugby, and a tribute to the standards, that schoolboys are able to score so many points. It can only be hoped the standards continue and the club season follows suit.

Ferguson pessimistic about Fletcher

Manchester United Manager Sir Alex Ferguson is not hopeful of overturning the red card that rules Darren Fletcher out of the Champions League final.

Fletcher was harshly dismissed in the win over Arsenal and UEFA is to make a decision on Monday after United wrote to them on the matter.

"I am not optimistic at all," said Ferguson. "We have to do it for Darren and sometimes, you never know.

"I don't think it will be overturned. The referee made an honest decision."

Fletcher was sent off towards the end of the semi-final second-leg victory over Arsenal for a challenge on Cesc Fabregas that resulted in a penalty.

However, replays made it clear that the United player had in fact made contact with the ball.

Ferguson said the decision was "a tragedy", while Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted the call was "very harsh", but initially UEFA said there was no right of appeal unless the referee made an error in identifying the player.

However, UEFA general secretary David Taylor gave the Old Trafford outfit hope of contesting the decision and Fletcher being available to play Barcelona on  May27, in Rome.

"The likelihood is we'd refer it to our disciplinary body," Taylor told BBC World Service. "They'd see if there were circumstances to justify a departure from procedure.

"I must stress there is normally no way these matters can be overturned.  Fletcher, 25, was an unused substitute in last season's Champions League final win on penalties over Chelsea and has played an important part in helping his side reach the final.

Dilroy Fernando responds

I write pursuant to the letter dated l st April 2009 sent under the hand of my lawyer pertaining to the captioned matter and the specific request made by your organisation in this regard. As requested by your esteemed newspaper I set out below the contents of the captioned articles, which has caused me great embarrassment and loss of reputation in society.

I am presently the Director of Sports at the Ceylonese Rugby Football Club (CR & FC) and reference is made with regard to the captioned matters, which appeared at pages 16 and 20 respectively of the said newspaper under the headings: -

 Dilroy Fernando's adventures (15th of February 2009)

 More skeletons in Dilroy's cupboard (22nd of February 2009)

 Asanga had warned SLRFU about random spending in November (01st of March 2009) and

 Rs. 440 lakhs spent by SLRFU in 365 days (8th of March 2009)

I trust that you are the reporter of the articles under reference and hence the primary person responsible for the authenticity of the contents therein.

At the very outset I wish to state that the said articles are a composite of fabrications and purported contentions. The allegations cast are of a very serious nature and impugns my integrity and credibility personally and especially in my capacity as a rugby administrator and internationally recognized rugby match official and trainer.

The references made therein by you in the said articles concerning me are on a plain reading a concerted effort based on assumptions uncorroborated and conceived for the convenience of concocting a news items to my detriment.

Furthermore whilst respecting the freedom and privilege you enjoy as a journalist, I wish to state that the publication of defamatory articles of this nature with malicious intent is aimed at discrediting me personally.

I wish to state that the specific references as is set out herein below, which references had been made by you in the said articles is per say defamatory and had been done so with the intention to injure my character and reputation. I further state that the said references have been made maliciously with the sole intention of bringing me into disrepute, ridicule and shame in society, thereby degrading my goodwill and social standing.

The specific references, which are defamatory, are as follows: -

 Dilroy Fernando's adventures (15th of February 2009) - " Dilroy Fernando             seems to have hoodwinked the Minister of Sports andPublic Recreation.....     

 More skeletons in Dilroy's cupboard (22nd of February 2009) - " This goes to prove what type of a "Honest" official this IRB International Referee, IRB Development Officer for Referees in Asia, who is presently CR & FC's Director of Sports is. He used to draw Rs. 1.9 million a year from the SLRFU which was run on Bank overdrafts. The Salary was Rs. 90,000/= per month, plus Rs. 35,000/= as an "Allowance"; Rs. 20,000 for fuel and another Rs. 5,000/= for the mobile phone. What extravagance by a cash strapped SLRFU!!"

" Fernando has also contravened the Emigration and Immigration laws of this country

 " This confirms the questionable character of Fernando"

 Asanga had warned SLRFU about random spending in November (01st of March 2009) - "Is it not a conflict of interest for Dilroy Fernando to hold the post of President of the Rugby Referees Association and also be the Director of Sports at CR & FC, which is an `A' Division club?     He could still influence other referees under him to side with CR & FC. Is it not better to step down from referees  post Mr. Fernando?"

 Rs 440 lakhs spent by SLRFU in 365 days (08th of March 2009) - At this meeting, the Secretary cum Treasurer of the IC for SLRFU, Kiran Atapattu, had said the important audit query document sent by fax by the Auditor General's Department on February 17, was hidden by the office staff at the SLRFU Headquarters...     it's a well known fact that the SLRFU employees are faithful supporters of former Executive Director, Dilroy Fernando, and....  

In the premise by your said series of articles comprising mere assumptions and unfounded contentions and you having written such articles paying scant respect and consideration to the repercussions thereof, you have defamed me in person regardless, further manifests your mala fides.

Note by Sports Editor: All the facts contained in the said articles were provided by the Secretary cum Treasurer of the Interim Eommittee of the SLRFU, Kiran Atapattu, from minutes of meetings of the previous Council. We apologise for any pain of mind  caused to Mr. Dilroy Fernando.

Janik - a third generation Thomian

By Lal Gunesekera

The vice captain of the Thomian Rugby team, Janik Jayasuriya, a second - row forward and second year coloursman, is a third generation Thomian.

His father, Vasantha, too is an old boy of S. Thomas', Mount Lavinia, though he did not take part in any extra curricular activities.

Janik's paternal grand father, the late Gilmour Jayasuriya played cricket for both S. Thomas' and St. Joseph's and a trophy has been presented in his memory for the cricket match between the two schools. Janik's elder brother Iarik too played rugby for the Mount Lavinia school as a flanker last year (2008).

Janik's mother, Chamila, is the eldest daughter of another distinguished old Thomian, the late Gamini Fonseka, veteran actor turned politician, who was not only the Speaker of Sri Lanka's Parliament, but also Governor of the North - Eastern Provincial Council.

Gamini was a wrestler, whilst his son, Damith, too is an old boy of S. Thomas', who also made a name for himself as an actor.

Eighteen - year - old Janik has been playing rugby since 2005 (under - 15 and Under - 17) before graduating to the senior team as a prop forward. He first played for the First XV side in 2006 under Yoshitha Rajapakse and Rohitha Rajapakse in 2008, in which year, Janik was a member of the junior national pool. This year (2009), Janik, plays under Kapuwatta.

Majority of amendments accepted in principal

By Lal Gunesekera

Majority of amendments to the constitution for the Sri Lanka Rugby Football Union (SLRFU) was accepted in principal at a meeting held last Tuesday (May 5) by the Interim Committee of the SLRFU at its headquarters at the Old Race Course with the stake holders of the governing body.

The Sunday Leader learns that among the major issues that were accepted were for the 'A' Division clubs to have additional votes at an annual general meeting and a represent tative each in the Council.

Provincial unions too are to be represented in the Council.

Also discussed at this particular meeting was the eligibility of a candidate for the post of an office-bearer at a future AGM.

The Sunday Leader learns that the eligibility criteria was also brough up and wanted the constitution followed to the hilt.  The post of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO)  was also discussed which was not in the constitution. The Sports Law also has to be taken seriously as it supercedes the SLRFU Constitution.

"The final draft of the amendments to the constitution will have to be gone through with a fine comb before it is approved and a special general meeting is to be reconvened on may 13, The Sunday Leader was told.

It was also revealed at this meeting that the SLRFU  needs Rs 26 lakhs to pay the Referees Association as referees fees for the current School Under - 20 League Tournament. The payments include Rs 10,000 per match for division 1 (A,B,C), Rs 7500 per match for Division 2 (A,B,C,D,) and Rs 6000 per match for Division III.







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