Brookville Times – BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final test against the West Indies which starts on Saturday after his appeal against a one-match ball-tampering suspension was rejected.

Summary

  • BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss the third and final test against the West Indies which starts on Saturday after his appeal against a one-match ball-tampering suspension was rejected.
  • Michael Beloff, chairman of the ICC‘s code of conduct commission, turned down Chandimal‘s appeal after a four-hour hearing on Friday during which both parties were represented by legal counsel.
  • “The original decision of the ICC match referee Javagal Srinath, handing Chandimal the maximum punishment available under the code, i.e.
  • Furthermore, and because two suspension points correspond to four demerit points, these will remain on Chandimal‘s disciplinary record.”
  • Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusinghe, manager Asanka Gurusinha and Chandimal had previously admitted breaching the “spirit of cricket” by refusing to play for two hours.

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