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* In Pictures: President welcomes Sri Lanka's WorldT20 Cricket Champions
Wed, Apr 9, 2014, 02:37 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 08, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa welcomed the WorldT20 Cricket Cup winning Sri Lankan national team tonight at the Temple Trees.

The President congratulated the team and praised the players for bringing honor and fame to the country.

The team arrived Tuesday afternoon from Dhaka after their win on Sunday against India. The team was paraded from the Katunayake airport to the Galle Face in an open top double decker bus and millions of fans lined the streets to get a glimpse of the players.

(Photos by Sudath Silva)

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