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ICC lifts ban on Sri Lanka Cricket two months after suspension Specific Instances

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The ICC Board on January 28 lifted the suspension of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with speedy impact.

SLC was suspended in November for being in severe breach of its obligations as an ICC member, particularly, the requirement to handle its affairs autonomously and be sure that there isn’t any authorities interference within the governance, regulation and/or administration of cricket in Sri Lanka.

The Board have been monitoring the scenario because the suspension and at the moment are happy that SLC are now not in breach of membership obligations.

Sports activities Minister Harin Fernando tweeted in regards to the lifting of suspension.

He mentioned an official assertion would comply with quickly.

The ICC suspended Sri Lanka in November final 12 months citing political interference when Fernando’s predecessor Roshan Ranasinghe sacked the incumbent Shammi Silva administration and appointed an interim committee headed by the previous captain Arjuna Ranatunga.

The court docket later reinstated Silva and Ranasinghe himself was fired by President Ranil Wickremesinghe.

The suspension meant Sri Lanka dropping the correct to host the continuing U-19 World Cup.

ICC CEO Geoff Allardice visited Colombo early this month and met each Wickremesinghe and Fernando.

The federal government mentioned it was engaged on a brand new sports activities act which might not enable political interference in sports activities administration.


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