In Pics: Buddhist monks bless Sri Lankan team

Updated: May 09, 2016, 12:59
  • In Pics: Buddhist monks bless Sri Lankan team
    Members of the Sri Lankan cricket team hold a blessed thread as Buddhist monks bless them prior to their departure to England, at Sri Lankan Cricket office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Wednesday. Sri Lankan cricket team is touring England for a cricket series beginning this month. Pic/AP/PTI
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    Sri Lankan cricketers attend a religious ceremony at the head-quarters of Sri Lanka Cricket in Colombo on Wednesday prior to their departure to England. Pic/AP/PTI
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  • In Pics: Buddhist monks bless Sri Lankan team
    Sri Lankan cricketer Dinesh Chandimal looks on as Buddhist monks chant prayers for success as the Sri Lankan cricket team prepare to leave for their forthcoming England tour during a ceremony in Colombo on Wednesday. Pic/AFP
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    Sri Lankan Sports Minister Dayasiri (C) poses for a photograph with the country's cricket team as they prepare to leave for their forthcoming England tour in Colombo on Wednesday. Pic/AFP
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    Sri Lankan cricket captain Angelo Mathews (centre), coach Graham Ford (right) and and chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya chat prior to the team's departure to England at Sri Lankan Cricket office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Wednesday. Pic/AP/PTI
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    Sri Lanka are touring England to play a Test, ODI and T20 series against the hosts. They will also play a two-match ODI series against Ireland.
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    Sri Lankan cricket captain Angelo Mathews leaves after a press conference as the team prepare to leave for their forthcoming England tour in Colombo on Wednesday. Pic/AFP
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The Sri Lankan team sought the blessings of Buddhist monks ahead of their departure to England for a cricket series

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