Former Sri Lanka vice-captain Kusal Mendis, all-rounder, opener Danushka Goonetileke and wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella have been banned for one year and fined Rs. XNUMX million each.
Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella, who visited the Sri Lanka Cricket headquarters recently to meet with the officials of the cricket institute, said that they had been sent away after being instructed by a senior official. He said he would consider being given the opportunity to participate in the tournament.
The senior official of Sri Lanka Cricket further stated that Danushka Gunathilaka had been informed that he would be returning after being unable to attend due to his being abroad and that he did not need to return.