Owing to the government’s intervention in the organization’s management. The International Cricket Council has decided to immediately revoke Sri Lanka’s membership in the organization. Lets discuss Sri Lanka Cricket Suspended By ICC Over Breach Of Regulations in this blog.
“The ICC board met today and determined that Sri Lanka Cricket is in serious breach of its obligations as a member. ”The International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a news release on Friday. “The ICC board determined that Sri Lanka Cricket is in serious breach of its obligations as a member. In particular the requirement to manage its affairs autonomously. And ensure that there is no government interference in the governance, regulation and/or administration of cricket in Sri Lanka,” the ICC said.
Because of the national team’s dismal performance in the 50-over Cricket World Cup in India. The ministry of sport fired the national board of Sri Lanka Cricket earlier this week. The tournament is in India. Even if the judgment that had been handed down by the ministry was overturned by a court. The International Criminal Court was still able to take action.
After finishing the league stage with only two victories out of nine games. This is now ranks ninth in the overall point’s standings for the World Cup. They still have a chance to qualify for the Champions Trophy in Pakistan in 2025. But it will depend on how the results of the remaining league games pan out.
Beginning in the month of January, the men’s Under-19 World Cup is plan to take place in Sri Lanka. In a statement to parliament on November 3, Sports Minister Roshan Ranasinghe terms the SLC “traitorous and corrupt.” And he demanded for the resignation of board members of the organization.
Arjuna Ranatunga appointed to lead the interim committee
Ranasinghe appointed Arjuna Ranatunga, a former captain who won the World Cup, to lead an interim committee in lieu of the board of directors. And the SLC secretary Mohan de Silva, who had resigned from his position. Ranasinghe also dismissed the board.
But the former president of the Student Leadership Council, Shammi Silva, appealed her dismissal to the court. And she was given a stay order for two weeks, with a full hearing to follow. This subject was also considerable earlier this week in the House of Representatives of Sri Lanka.
In addition, this team did publish a statement in response to charges made by Ranasinghe about the transfer of $2 million from its accounts. In the statement, Sri Lanka Cricket claims that the funds in question were solely utilize for operating purposes. And thus, were not move out of their accounts.
According to what was said there, “this team receives funds. And the sponsorship income in USD. These are intentionally kept in our USD accounts to leverage fluctuations in exchange rate.”
“However, it is essential to keep in mind that Sri Lanka Cricket is require to continue out its activities in Sri Lanka. And thus meet its ongoing financial commitments to stakeholders, including suppliers.
“In order for Sri Lanka Cricket to meet these expenditures. The company adheres to the practice of moving monies from its USD account to its accounts denominated in the local currency (LKR). Due to the fact that Sri Lanka Cricket does not generate a substantial amount of revenue in the nation’s currency. This practice has been in place for a very long time.