Times of India – DUBAI: The International Cricket Council charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball on Sunday after the close of play on the third day of the second Test against West Indies.

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  • DUBAI: The International Cricket Council charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal with changing the condition of the ball on Sunday after the close of play on the third day of the second Test against West Indies.
  • They penalized Sri Lanka before play on Saturday with a change of ball and the award of five runs to the West Indies.Sri Lanka protested by refusing to leave its dressing room for nearly 90 minutes.
  • Sri Lanka Cricket advised the team to play “under protest,” that team management said no players “engaged in any wrongdoing,” and it would take all steps to defend any player charged with “any unwarranted allegation.
  • “The West Indies resumed on day three on 118/2, which was bumped up to 123/2 by the penalty runs.
  • But the home side was all out in quick succession after tea for 300, a lead of 47 on the first innings.Sri Lanka were 34/1 at stumps in their second innings, trailing by 13.


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