Dasun Shanaka penalised for ‘changing condition of ball’

Dasun Shanaka penalised for 'changing condition of ball'

Sri Lanka allrounder Dasun Shanaka has been given three negative mark focuses, and a fine worth 75% of his match expenses, in the wake of being gotten on TV “grabbing a region on the ball by the crease a few times.” So said an ICC discharge, which likewise specified that Shanaka did not challenge the charges laid on him by the match authorities in the Nagpur Test.

The occurrence occurred on Saturday, amid the 50th over of India’s innings. The umpires Joel Wilson, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong and C Shamshuddin conveyed it to the consideration of the match arbitrator David Boon after the finish of second day’s play. In this way, Shanaka was observed to be in break of Article 2.2.9 of the ICC set of accepted rules, which identifies with “changing the state of the ball.”

“These are early days in Dasun’s vocation and I am certain this authorize will guarantee he is more watchful while keeping up the state of the ball later on,” Boon said.

Shanaka’s record contains three negative mark focuses now. In the event that he is slapped with one more inside a two year time span, he will be suspended for one Test or two ODIs or two T20Is, whichever starts things out.