Sri Lanka’s leadership team of captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted to breaching an ICC code that relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”.
ICC chief executive David Richardson charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha with a breach of Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended from his side’s third and final Test against the West Indies after he was found guilty of changing the condition of the ball during the second day’s play of the second Test.
West Indies captain Jason Holder said he would not be drawn into the ball-tampering saga that took place on third day of the Test against Sri Lanka in St Lucia but was disappointed by how it was handled by the officials.
Sri Lanka agreed to keep playing the second Test against West Indies on Saturday “under protest” after initially only taking the field more than two hours after the scheduled start because of a ball-tampering row.