NEW ACC PRESIDENT FEELS AT HOME

Arjuna Ranatunga, the Chairman of Sri Lanka Cricket, became the 18th President of the Asian Cricket Council at the start of January. He met with the Chief Executive, Vice-President and Finance Manager in Colombo where he was briefed on the activities of the Council.

"The President is a great supporter of development and promised his full support to the cause of the ACC. He stressed throughout our meeting how much he looked forward to working with all the members to ensure the successful achievement of our mutual goals,' said ACC Chief Executive Syed Ashraful Huq.  Mr. Ranatunga is the first former professional cricketer to hold the post of ACC President.

Filed January 31 2008