BBC.com – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been banned for one Test for ball-tampering against West Indies.

Summary

  • Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been banned for one Test for ball-tampering against West Indies.
  • The 28-year-old seemed to apply saliva containing the residue of something he had in his mouth to the ball during the second Test in St Lucia.
  • Chandimal, who pleaded not guilty, has been banned by the International Cricket Council for the final Test in Bridgetown, which starts on Saturday.
  • Umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould raised concerns about the condition of the ball on the second day of the second Test in St Lucia.
  • South Africa captain Faf du Plessis was fined 100% of his match fee for licking his finger and shining the ball while eating a sweet in a Test against Australia in 2016.


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