Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on Monday, suspended three of their cricketers for breaching the bio-bubble protocol during the Sri Lanka tour of England 2021. The players include the wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella, opener Danushka Gaunathilaka, and the batsman Kusal Mendis who are now ordered to get back to the country immediately.
As a consequence of being whitewashed in the T20I series, three of the players were seen roaming on the streets during Sunday’s dark hours. The leaked footage has caught the attention of the watchers dragging the players under hot water.
The video depicts the trio, that was a part of the playing XI, wandering on the unrecognized streets. The team manager utters that the video doesn’t portray the hotel’s nearby location and the matter will further be investigated. The matter will moreover be examined to check the further breachings.
SLC secretary, Mohan De Silva said in a statement that,
Sri Lanka Cricket Executive Committee has suspended Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka & Niroshan Dickwella for breaching the bio- bubble and they will be immediately recalled to Sri Lanka.
The visitors have showcased a poor show losing a three-match T20I series by 0-3. After losing the final t20I by a massive margin of 89 runs, the players were backlashed a lot on the social forums. To composite breaking circumstances, they purportedly violated the guidelines.
As of now, the visitors will undergo a three-match ODI series without the suspended players, programmed to begin from 29th June.
Watch: Sri Lanka cricketers roam in streets on losing the T20I series against England
— CricTwig (@crictwig) June 28, 2021
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