Sri Lanka allrounder Chamika Karunaratne handed one year suspended ban for contract violation. Another player of the Sri Lankan team in controversy, the board banned the all-rounder for 1 year

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The Sri Lankan board issued a statement saying that the 26-year-old all-rounder had violated several terms of the contract, due to which action was taken against him.

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Updated on: Nov 24, 2022, 7:00 AM IST

The Sri Lankan team, which has failed to repeat the Asia Cup title success in the T220 World Cup, is currently in the news for all the wrong reasons. The discipline of the players has put Sri Lankan cricket in trouble. Chamika Karunaratne is also in trouble after Danushka Gunathilaka got caught in rape allegations and the board has taken action against her. (Getty Images)

The Sri Lankan board issued a statement on Wednesday 23 November, banning Karunaratne for one year for breach of contract.  (Getty Images)

The Sri Lankan board issued a statement on Wednesday 23 November, banning Karunaratne for one year for breach of contract. (Getty Images)

However, this ban will not apply to Karunaratne for the time being as the board has suspended the punishment.  That is, during this time he will be able to play for the national team, but if he is found guilty again during this one year, then this ban will be applicable on him.  (Getty Images)

However, this ban will not apply to Karunaratne for the time being as the board has suspended the punishment. That is, during this time he will be able to play for the national team, but if he is found guilty again during this one year, then this ban will be applicable on him. (Getty Images)

Apart from the ban, a fine of $5,000 has also been imposed on him.  However, the Sri Lankan board did not clarify in its statement which rules Karunaratne violated, but it was definitely told that the all-rounder has accepted his mistakes.  (Getty Images)

Apart from the ban, a fine of $5,000 has also been imposed on him. However, the Sri Lankan board did not clarify in its statement which rules Karunaratne violated, but it was definitely told that the all-rounder has accepted his mistakes. (Getty Images)

The 26-year-old Karunaratne was recently part of the Sri Lankan team that played in the T20 World Cup but failed miserably throughout the tournament.  In 7 matches, he contributed only 32 runs and 3 wickets.  (Getty Images)

The 26-year-old Karunaratne was recently part of the Sri Lankan team that played in the T20 World Cup but failed miserably throughout the tournament. In 7 matches, he contributed only 32 runs and 3 wickets. (Getty Images)


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