Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka have been amongst three Sri Lanka gamers who breached protocol.© AFP
Sri Lanka’s cricket board on Friday banned three high gamers for one 12 months for breaking Covid-19 restrictions by leaving their bio-secure lodge throughout a tour of England. The prolonged bans and $50,000 fines have been ordered after vice captain Kusal Mendis, opener Danushka Gunathilaka and wicket-keeper Niroshan Dickwella have been seen in viral social media movies on an evening out in Durham the day earlier than a one-day worldwide towards England. The nationwide board mentioned the trio, who have been despatched residence from the tour on June 28, had introduced “disrepute to Sri Lanka Cricket and the nation.”
The board ordered a two-year ban towards all three, however one 12 months was suspended. They are going to be on probation for 2 years as soon as their ban is served.
A five-member impartial disciplinary panel on Thursday discovered the three responsible of violating well being laws and leaving their lodge in Durham.
The trio have been discovered responsible of “breaching Covid-19 security pointers, instruction sand laws of the staff administration and… placing into jeopardy the protection of mentioned gamers, fellow staff members and others.”
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