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Sri Lanka will play in the Asian Baseball Cup – East

As per the request made by the Sri Lanka Baseball / Softball Association, Sri Lanka will be able to participate in the East Asian Cup to be held this year in Jakarta, Indonesia. The tournament will be  held during the month of May.

Sri Lanka, which had difficulties in taking part in the West Asian Cup requested the Baseball Federation of Asia to include Sri Lanka in the East Asian Regional tournament. BFA honoring the request of SLABSA approved the inclusion. How ever, the official acceptance yet to be received.

Sri Lanka Baseball Team will play their first match of the year with the visiting Japanese Baseball Team from the Asia Pacific University Japan on this 22nd Sunday at the Japan – Sri Lanka Friendship Baseball Ground. The teams “Sri Lanka Strikers”and “Uni Stars” will play two matches with the Japanese team.

Amila Bandupathiraja & Malindu Heawage will lead the Sri Lankan teams in coaching and speciality training will be given by Hiroyuki Okayama of Japan.