Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup team to have cricket-styled luxury apartments

Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga, the chairman of the company formed by the 14 players, said that while the housing will be in the bat, facilities like gym, swimming pool and indoor nets will be in a a structure shaped like a ball.

updated: November 29, 2013 18:08 IST
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Mumbai: Sri Lanka's victorious 14-member 1996 World Cup winning squad has formed a company called Wills Realtors, which will build a unique cricket-styled luxury apartments in Sri Jayawardene in Colombo.

The project will be constructed on one acre land, that the team received from the government in 1996 after winning the World Cup.

"This is the land given to the 1996 World Cup squad, so we got together and we formed a new company and then with Vivanta Associates getting involved, we are in process of getting investors. We have spoken to a lot of investors. In the last two days about 8-10 top investors came and they were very keen to come to Colombo," World Cup winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga told reporters here on Thursday night.

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