No sanctions on Sri Lanka by ICC

CWC19 – Reporting from England


International Cricket Council will not impose any sanctions on Sri Lanka Cricket, over its non-participation in the post-match media conference and mixed zone on Saturday (15th June, 2019) following the World Cup game played against Australia.

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None of the Sri Lankan players or an official from the coaching staff participated in the post-match media conference, leaving close to 50 journalists furious.

Sri Lanka Cricket discussed the ‘Saturday’s Incident’ with the ICC and assured that a similar situation will not occur going forward in the tournament, “ An official SLC communique released on Monday stated.

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“The SLC also advised the team management to comply with the obligations, a participating team has to adhere during the ICC Cricket World Cup.”

Sri Lanka is now in Leeds, preparing to take on the pre-tournament favourites and hosts, England on the 21st of June.  

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