As two players are banned, two more are fined and one is reported for a suspected illlegal bowling action, our latest cricket news video calls the Sri Lanka-India series one which has caused a bit of a hangover.
Dinesh Chandimal and Ishant Sharma have been banned while Dhammika Prasad and Lahiru Thirimanne fined by the ICC following incidents during the third and final Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo.
The International Cricket Council has charged Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma and Sri Lankan cricketers Dhammika Prasad, Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal after heated exchanges took place on the fourth day of the third Test in Colombo.
For wonderful contributions late in the tournament, man of the series, Dwayne Bravo, who led his side Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel to the Caribbean Premier League Title, is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
Lahiru Thirimanne stroked a superb maiden One-Day International century to guide Sri Lanka to a convincing eight-wicket win over Australia in the second One-Day International in Adelaide.
After rain delayed the start of the match, Sri Lanka won the toss, elected to bowl and dismissed Australia for just 170. Thirimanne was then unbeaten on 102 as they chased down the target with exactly 10 overs to spare to level the five-match series at 1-1.