Prasanna Ranatunga and Shan Wijayalal de Silva were sworn in Friday (04 April) as Chief Ministers of the Western and the Southern Provincial Councils respectively before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat. The other ministers and the MPs of the governing United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) also took oaths in front of the president at the same ceremony.
Sri Lanka T20 Captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended by the Match Referee for slow over rate for one match. He had a suspended sentence active for 12 months and yesterday's delay brought about the penalty,plus a fine of 20% match fee.The Sri Lanka team is fined 10% of their match fee.
The First ever Pakistan National Day Golf Tournament was held at Royal Golf Club Colombo on 22nd March 2014 in which prominent Sri Lankan golfers and members of the diplomatic community took part. It was a 18-hole tournament in which players competed for exciting prizes, both in Gentlemen and Ladies categories.