Sri Lanka’s table tennis captains Nirmala Jayasinghe (men) and Erandi Warusawithana (women) were in for a surprise when they participated at the World Table Tennis Championship held in China in April.

Their displays were so impressive that Nittaku Company, en establishment that manufactures table tennis gear, has come forward to sponsor the two captains. The sponsorship presentation was made by Hideki Chiba, a high official from Nittaku Company on recommendations made by the manager cum coach Lalith Priyantha. Picture shows the two players with Hideki Chiba during the presentation.