Dinesh Chandimal

ICC bans Sri Lankan skipper Chandimal, coach and manager for 2 Tests and 4 ODIs

ICC bans Sri Lankan skipper Chandimal, coach and manager for 2 Tests and 4 ODIs

An independent judicial commissioner handed the trio eight suspension points and six demerit points for playing against the spirit of the game during the St Lucia Test against the West Indies. 

Jul 16, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
Shane Dowrich rescues West Indies in 3rd Test against Sri Lanka with an unbeaten half-century

Shane Dowrich rescues West Indies in 3rd Test against Sri Lanka with an unbeaten half-century

Having already played a vital role in the series with an unbeaten 125 that rescued the West Indies in the first innings of the series in Trinidad two weeks earlier, the wicketkeeper-batsman rich vein of form continued on his home ground Saturday at the Kensington Oval.

Jun 24, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal named skipper for final Test vs West Indies

Sri Lanka bowler Suranga Lakmal named skipper for final Test vs West Indies

The decision to name Lakmal as skipper comes after Dinesh Chandimal was banned by ICC for a Level 3 offence.

Jun 23, 2018, 14:13 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss third Test against West Indies

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal will miss third Test against West Indies

Dinesh Chandimal was charged with ball-tampering during last week's St Lucia test after video evidence indicated he took sweets out of his pocket and put them in his mouth before applying saliva to the ball within the space of a few seconds.

Jun 23, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach admit to  breaching ICC Level 3 offence

Dinesh Chandimal, Sri Lanka coach admit to breaching ICC Level 3 offence

Sri Lanka cricketer refused to take the field during the second Test against West Indies following a ball-tampering row.

Jun 22, 2018, 13:42 PM IST
ICC appoints officer to hear Dinesh Chandimal's appeal against being charged for ball tampering

ICC appoints officer to hear Dinesh Chandimal's appeal against being charged for ball tampering

Dinesh Chandimal had been charged by the ICC after video evidence indicated that he applied saliva to the ball shortly after putting what the ICC suggested was a sweet into his mouth. 
 

Jun 22, 2018, 12:38 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal appeals against one-Test match ban

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal appeals against one-Test match ban

Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the match referee's findings that saw him suspended for one Test after being found guilty of changing the condition of the ball.

Jun 21, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal gets 1-Test suspension for ball tampering

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal gets 1-Test suspension for ball tampering

Dinesh Chandimal suspended for final Test against the Windies after on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould, and third umpire Richard Kettleborough had charged him for changing the condition of the ball.

Jun 20, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
ICC charges Sri Lanka captain and coach with ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of game’

ICC charges Sri Lanka captain and coach with ‘conduct contrary to the spirit of game’

The ICC Chief Executive David Richardson on Tuesday charged Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha with a breach of Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”.

Jun 20, 2018, 01:12 AM IST
Dinesh Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Dinesh Chandimal sweats as Sri Lanka and West Indies draw 2nd Test

Kraigg Brathwaite helps West-Indies to a draw a second Test match at Darren Sammy Stadium in St Lucia against Sri-Lanka.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:56 AM IST
Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering, ICC hearing after 2nd Test between Sri-Lanka and West-Indies

Dinesh Chandimal denies ball tampering, ICC hearing after 2nd Test between Sri-Lanka and West-Indies

 On-field umpires had charged Dinesh Chandimal after the third day's play on Saturday for changing the condition of the ball

Jun 18, 2018, 10:32 AM IST
Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged over ball-tampering

Play started two hours late on Saturday after the Sri Lankans, led by Chandimal, refused to take the field following a decision by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould.

Jun 17, 2018, 16:57 PM IST
Sri Lanka take to field two hours late in 2nd Test against West Indies in wake of 'ball-tampering' row

Sri Lanka take to field two hours late in 2nd Test against West Indies in wake of 'ball-tampering' row

Following concerns raised by umpires Aleem Dar and Ian Gould about the condition of the ball nearing the end of the second day, the Sri Lankans were advised before the start of Saturday's play that they could not continue with the existing ball.

Jun 16, 2018, 23:25 PM IST
West Indies crush Sri Lanka by 226-runs in first Test

West Indies crush Sri Lanka by 226-runs in first Test

West Indies completed a crushing 226-run victory over Sri Lanka just after lunch on the final day of the first Test  as the tourists surrendered meekly following the demise of century-maker Kusal Mendis and captain Dinesh Chandimal.

Jun 11, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Sri Lanka's batters struggle as West Indies build big lead

Sri Lanka's batters struggle as West Indies build big lead

West Indies turned the screws on Sri Lanka, taking a 360-run lead with six-second innings wickets in hand at the close of the third day of the first Test.

Jun 09, 2018, 09:47 AM IST
Sri Lanka wilt after Shane Dowrich ton leads West Indies to 414

Sri Lanka wilt after Shane Dowrich ton leads West Indies to 414

 Shane Dowrich's second Test century put the West Indies in control of the first Test against Sri Lanka as the home side declared their first innings at 414 for eight before a period of hostile fast bowling had the visitors struggling at 31 for three at stumps on day two at the Queen's Park Oval.

Jun 08, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal critical to Sri Lanka's World Cup hopes: Aravinda de Silva

Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal critical to Sri Lanka's World Cup hopes: Aravinda de Silva

Sri Lanka's veteran stars Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal are critical to the young side's hopes at the 2019 World Cup despite poor form and recent injuries, said former captain and world cup winner Aravinda de Silva.

Mar 17, 2018, 16:55 PM IST
Dinesh Chandimal suspended for two games due to 'serious' over-rate offence

Dinesh Chandimal suspended for two games due to 'serious' over-rate offence

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended for two T20Is after being found guilty of a serious over-rate offence in the Nidahas T20I tri-series game against Bangladesh in Colombo on Saturday.

Mar 11, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Hurt and embarrassed hosts seek revenge in 2nd ODI

India vs Sri Lanka: Hurt and embarrassed hosts seek revenge in 2nd ODI

Handed an embarrassing defeat in the inaugural ODI, a wounded India would look to get even against an inspired Sri Lanka in a do-or-die second match, here on Wednesday.

Dec 12, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
No laughing matter for India in tired Sri Lanka 'rivalry'

No laughing matter for India in tired Sri Lanka 'rivalry'

Three months after subjecting Sri Lanka to a 9-0 whitewash across all formats, Virat Kohli`s men prevailed 1-0 in the latest round of a duel between the neighbours to seal their record-equalling ninth consecutive test series win.

Dec 07, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

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