SLC hands Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka one-year bans, fine for bio-bubble breach in UK
The trio was caught on camera on the streets of Durham during the limited-overs series, which was a bio-bubble breach and they were sent back home midway into the tour and were suspended.
SLC's disciplinary committee recommends two-year bans for Gunathilaka, Mendis, 18-month sanction for Dickwella
Additionally, they have been imposed a hefty fine of USD 25,000. In late June, they were found to have breached the COVID safety bio-bubble in Durham ahead of the three-match ODI series against England.
The SLC probe panel comprises Justice Nimal Dissanayaka (Retired Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka), Panduka Keerthinanda (Attorney-at-Law), Asela Rekawa (Attorney-at-Law), Uchitha Wickremasinghe (Attorney-at-Law), and Major General (Retd) MRW De Zoysa.
India vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella dropped from squad for upcoming series
Dubbed the "terrible trio" by media, vice-captain Kusal Mendis, opener Danushka Gunathilaka and wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella returned home Tuesday
England vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka suspended for breaching bio-bubble
The trio were seen roaming the streets of Durham after the final T20 international on Sunday night, which Sri Lanka lost by a massive 89 runs.
Dawid Malan returned to form with a classy 76 from 48 balls after single-figure scores in the back-to-back wins at Cardiff. With just one fifty in his last seven innings, the world No 1-ranked T20 batsman sparkled in a knock containing five fours and four sixes after being promoted to open the batting.
Highlights, England vs Sri Lanka, Full Cricket Score, 1st T20I at Cardiff: Hosts secure comfortable win
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Highlights, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI at Dhaka, Full Cricket Score: Tigers win by 33 runs, lead series 1-0
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera appointed ODI skipper; Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews dropped
Perera, who has represented Sri Lanka in 101 ODIs, 22 Tests and 47 T20Is, takes over the reins from Dimuth Karunaratne.
Sri Lanka all-rounder Danushka Gunathilaka was also reprimanded for giving a send-off to Nicholas Pooran in the match on Sunday which the West Indies won by five wickets.
West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Darren Bravo smashes ton to help Windies win third ODI, clean sweep series 3-0
Set another challenging target of 275, the home side's response was anchored by Bravo's innings of 102 off 132 balls highlighted by five fours and four sixes.
West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Evin Lewis stars with ton as Windies claim thrilling five-wicket win, clinch series 2-0
Lewis' hundred, which came off 121 balls and was embellished by eight fours and four sixes, earned him the Man of the Match award.
West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Shai Hope century leads Windies to victory as Danushka Gunathilaka out obstructing field
Shai Hope's tenth ODI century ensured that the tourists' total of 232 all out was overhauled comfortably.
West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya guide visitors to series-levelling win in 2nd T20I
Having lost by four wickets in the opening game on Wednesday, the tourists successfully defended 160 on Friday to level the three-match series.
India vs Sri Lanka: Jasprit Bumrah becomes highest Indian wicket-taker in T20Is with Danushka Gunathilaka dismissal
Jasprit Bumrah on Friday became India's highest wicket-taker in the T20 Internationals after he dismissed Sri Lankan opener Danushka Gunathilaka in third and final T20 international against Sri Lanka.
India vs Sri Lanka: Pacer Lasith Malinga to captain visitors' squad, Angelo Mathews set to make T20I return
32-year-old all-rounder Angelo Mathews made a comeback to the team after a 16-month absence from the shortest form of the game
Australia vs Sri Lanka: David Warner, Steve Smith half-centuries help hosts clinch series with nine-wicket win
Warner and Smith came together after Aaron Finch was caught down the leg side off Lasith Malinga for a golden duck, and the pair produced a batting masterclass
Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the 3rd T20I between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on our live blog.
Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary from the second T20I between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on our live blog.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Danushka Gunathilaka's career-best 57 powers visitors to sizeable 64-run win in first T20I
Fast bowlers Isuru Udana (3-11) and Nuwan Pradeep (3-21) dismantled Pakistan for 101 in 17.4 overs to give Sri Lanka a 1-0 lead in the three-match series