Sri Lanka suspended three players and sent them home from its cricket tour of England on Monday after violating the group’s anti-coronavirus rules by being outside the team hotel.
Sri Lanka Cricket said vice-captain Kusal Mendis, wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella and opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka “will be flown back to Sri Lanka with immediate effect” and remain suspended until an investigation is completed.
Video footage of two players was shown late in Durham, where the first of three one-dayers will be held on Tuesday. Twitter Monday morning.
Sri Lanka have already come under criticism from fans after losing their Twenty20 series 3-0 to England in three skewed matches last week.