Bhanuka Rajapaksa banned from Cricket for a year over controversial interview

Bhanuka Rajapaksa banned from Cricket for a year over controversial interview

5 July 2021 06:40 pm

National Cricketer Bhanuka Rajapaksa has been banned from engaging in Cricket with a fine of US$5000, over a controversial interview he delivered. The ban, however, has been suspended for two years.

The allegations involve that Rajapaksa has breached the obligations of Player Contract for 2019 - 2020 while appearing in Social and other Media interviews.s

Further decisions have been taken to draft the National Player into the 13-member team, which is currently undergoing training in Colombo, under a bio-bubble on future tours. This was reportedly after Rajapaksa achieving the required fitness levels necessary for national selections. Rajapaksa is expected to join the bio-bubble tomorrow.