Sri Lankan players were barely able to reach Birmingham amid the economic crisis, although now they are not ready to return.
Amidst the economic crisis, 10 Sri Lankan players who went to participate in the Commonwealth Games are missing. A Sri Lankan contingent official said nine athletes and one manager were missing after their respective events were over. He told that these players have disappeared with the intention of staying in England. A complaint has been lodged with the police for the search of all these. However, nothing has been known till now.