Colombo, 30/6 (AO Bureau):Sri Lanka Cricket Board has given severe punishment to three players Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Dhanushka Gunathilaka who broke the bio-bubble in England. With the return of their homeland, these three players were banned by the Sri Lanka Board. Mendis, Dickwella and Gunatilka will not be able to play international cricket for the next one year. Let us tell you that all these three players went out of the hotel after breaking the bio-bubble during the tour of England. After this, all three players were seen roaming the streets of Durham. A fan made a video of the three cricketers, after which their actions were revealed.
Taking strict action, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board took these three players out of the team and at the same time they were called back to Sri Lanka. Now these players have been banned for one year. Apart from the ban, a big fine has also been imposed on all the three players, although the amount of the fine has not been cleared yet.
All three players flopped badly
Let us tell you that Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Dhanushka Guntilaka all three failed with the bat in the T20 series against England. Mendis scored 54 runs in 3 matches, Dickwella scored only 14 runs in 2 matches. At the same time, Gunatilka added only 26 runs in 3 matches.
Also out of ODI-T20 series against India
The ban on Dickwella, Kusal Mendis and Gunatilka means that these three players have also been ruled out of the ODI and T20 series against India. Sri Lanka has to play ODI series against India from July 13. The Indian team has already reached Colombo. Let us tell you that Kusal Mendis, Dickwella and Gunatilka are currently in Quarantine. After the completion of the quarantine time, the investigation will start against these three players.