‘Timed-out’ fans are shocked when ICC suspends Sri Lanka Cricket membership


ICC said Sri Lanka cricket had broken its obligations as a membership, namely its requirement to manage its own affairs.

Social media users were shocked when the International Cricket Council suspended Sri Lanka Cricket due to a breach in obligations on Friday, 11th November. Note that Sri Lanka They have had a poor showing in the ongoing World Cup. They only won two of their nine games so far. Sri Lanka failed to qualify for the Champions Trophy 2025 as a result.

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In a statement issued on Friday night, ICC said the SLC had violated its obligations as a membership, in particular, the requirement that it manage its affairs independently, without government interference. 

“The conditions for suspension will be determined by the ICC In a statement, ICC stated that it would “in due course” meet the Board. The ICC Board will meet on November 21. After that, the future course of actions should be more clear. Sri Lanka is set to host the ICC Under-19 Men’s Cricket World Cup in January and Feb 2024.

Sri Lanka’s last World Cup group match was against New Zealand. They then dropped out of the competition. Sri Lanka won only two matches at the World Cup due to injuries. Sri Lanka will not play in the T20 World Cup, which takes place in Caribbean next summer if the ban is upheld.

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