Daily Mail UK – Aug 25 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga was given a two-match suspension for his team’s slow over rate in the second one-day international against India in Pallekele on Thursday, the International Cricket Council said.

Summary

  • Aug 25 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga was given a two-match suspension for his team’s slow over rate in the second one-day international against India in Pallekele on Thursday, the International Cricket Council said.
  • Tharanga will miss the next two matches of the five-match series, in Pallekele on Aug.
  • It’s the second time Tharanga has been suspended this year, after missing two matches in June’s ICC Champions Trophy for the same offence of his side’s slow over rate.
  • Sri Lanka brought in Dinesh Chandimal and Lahiru Thirimanne to the squad in place of opening batsman Danusha Gunathilaka and the suspended Tharanga.
  • The hosts lost Thursday’s match by three wickets and trail India 2-0 in the series.


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