International Cricket ban lifted for Mendis, Gunathilake and Dickwella


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to lift the international cricket ban imposed on Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella for bio-bubble breach in Durham last June.

The trio was banned from international cricket for a year, domestic cricket for 6 months and were fined approximately 10 million rupees for breaching the bio secure bubble while on tour to England in July.

Suspended trio domestic cricket ban lifted

SLC lifted the domestic cricket ban on the players in November last year and now have decided to lift the international cricket ban approximately 6 months ahead of initially planned.

Accordingly, the 3 cricketers will be available for selection for the upcoming one-day series against Zimbabwe, given that they meet the required fitness standards.

Mendis, Gunathilaka & Dickwella set to return

They are said to take part in the mandatory fitness test that is to be conducted for all cricketers who are centrally contracted with the SLC tomorrow, learns.