It is reported that Percy Abeysekera, who is considered to be the best cricket encourager in Sri Lanka who won international fame, passed away a few moments ago. Percy Abeysekera, who was 87 years old at the time of his death, was known as the official cheerleader of the Sri Lankan team for decades.
There are many players who have been escorted to and from the stadium by Percy Sinha. Many international media published details about Percy, who was humble enough to bring even rival players to the Sri Lankan Dajaya Sevane sports hall.
Prominent cricket commentators consider Percy Abeysekera to be the identity of the Sri Lankan cricket team. A disciplinarian, Percy was an encourager who never interfered with the game. Everyone acknowledges that Percy Abeysekera, who dedicated himself to the victory of Sri Lankan cricketers by carrying the lion flag in local and foreign cricket stadiums, did an exemplary service to Sri Lankan cricket.
The srilankanews.lk website expresses its deepest condolences on the death of Percy Abeysekera.