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Sri Lanka Trio Get Max Penalty

The ICC'S Independent Judicial Commissioner has handed Sri Lanka Captain Dinesh Chandimal, Coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and Manager Asanka Gurusinha eight suspension points.

This means the Trio have also been suspended for the first four Odis along with both the Tests against South Africa.

The three were charged by the ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on 19 June and had pleaded guilty to breaching level 3, for their roles in the team's mid-match protest against ball tampering charges Levelled in the Caribbean last month, and will be banned for two tests and four Odis.

Furthermore, Six Demerit Points each have been added to the Disciplinary records of Chandimal, Hathurusinghe and Gurusinha. Dinesh Chandimal now has 10 demerit points against his name.