Jul 29, 2021

SLC panel recommends suspensions and fines for Mendis, Dickwella, and Gunathilaka

A five-member panel of inquiry has recommended Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) to impose suspensions and fines on Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella over their breach of the bio-secure bubble during the England tour.

Mendis and Gunathilaka are to face a 2-year suspension from all formats of cricket while Dickwella would face an 18-month suspension, as per the recommendations.

The panel further recommends that all three national players be imposed a fine of USD 25,000 each.

Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, and Niroshan Dickwella of the national cricket squad, who are currently suspended from playing, had appeared before the disciplinary committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), earlier today (July 29).