In a big growth, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) has taken a strict choice to droop Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) membership of the ICC with quick impact.
Cause behind Sri Lanka Cricket’s suspension
The announcement was made by the ICC via an official assertion on Friday evening, highlighting that SLC had violated its obligations as a member, notably relating to the mandate to handle its affairs autonomously and with out authorities interference.
“Sri Lanka Cricket is in severe breach of its obligations as a Member, particularly, the requirement to handle its affairs autonomously and make sure that there isn’t any authorities interference within the governance, regulation and/or administration of cricket in Sri Lanka,” said the ICC in its launch, leaving the specifics of the suspension to be decided within the upcoming ICC Board assembly.
The ICC Board is scheduled to convene on November 21, the place the longer term plan of action and the phrases of Sri Lanka’s suspension are anticipated to be clarified.
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Sri Lanka’s cricket group’s efficiency on the ODI World Cup 2023
The choice got here at a difficult time for the Sri Lankan males’s cricket group, as they’ve struggled within the ODI World Cup 2023, successful solely two out of their 9 league matches. Their present place at quantity 8 within the points table underscores a difficult marketing campaign with simply three matches remaining within the league stage.
The suspension marks a big setback for Sri Lanka Cricket and raises questions in regards to the potential impression on their participation in worldwide cricket occasions. The cricketing group awaits additional particulars following the ICC Board assembly to achieve a complete understanding of the implications and circumstances surrounding the suspension.