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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

BBC – Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball-tampering by the International Cricket Council (ICC) during a series in the West Indies.

Summary

  • Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been charged with ball-tampering by the International Cricket Council (ICC) during a series in the West Indies.
  • In protest, Sri Lanka then took to the field two hours late on day three.
  • The tourists eventually decided to play following lengthy discussions between match referee Javagal Srinath and Sri Lanka’s coaching staff.
  • The West Indies were awarded five penalty runs and Sri Lanka eventually agreed to take to the pitch with the ball being changed.
  • Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) later released a statement denying any wrongdoing by its players.


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