Sri Lankan woman all-rounder Sripali Weerakoddy to meet India’s Master-blaster Sachin Tendulkar
MUMBAI: Sri Lanka’s 30-year-old medium pace woman cricketer Sripali Weerakoddy will get an opportunity to meet India’s superstar players- Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
The bowling all-rounder Sripali Weerakoddy has been chosen as an Ambassador for sporting goods company Spartan International.
The sporting goods company has a galaxy of stars like as their brand ambassador like Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Vivian Richards, Chris Gayle, Eoin Morgan, MS Dhoni and Neil Wagner to name a few. of Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Vivian Richards, Chris Gayle, Eoin Morgan, Mitchell Johnson, Michael Clarke, Andre Russell with MS Dhoni and few others.
She is not only the first Sri Lankan but also the first women in the subcontinent.
Speaking exclusively over her mobile from Sri Lanka on Tuesday morning, Sripali Weerakoddy said, “Sachin and MS Dhoni are two of my idols in world cricket. I have met MS Dhoni in the 2009 T20 World Cup in England and found him a lovely warm hearted man, and I am excited to meet Sachin for the first time in the future. Hopefully very soon at his clothing launch on or around 1 October this year. I am looking forward to meeting both of them”.
“I feel honoured to be associated with first of all Spartan International and Kunal Sharma and Norman Kochannek as both have been inspirational in their vision and support.”
“I have had the privilege of meeting many international cricketers at various Words Cup events throughout the last 10 years.”
“I carry this honour with great pride and will visit all parts of India and Bangladesh and UAE as well my home country and Pakistan over the coming months.”
“I hope to inspire young girls to achieve greatness in sport no matter what adversity they may encounter,” she signed off.