ICC Clears Sri Lanka Cricket: Suspension Lifted After Governance Concerns Addressed

With the suspension lifted by ICC, Sri Lanka can resume cricketing activities across all levels, including bilateral and domestic series and tournaments, without disruptions. This development is a significant milestone for Sri Lankan cricket and will be met with enthusiasm by players, officials, and fans.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially lifted the suspension on Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with immediate effect. The decision comes after the ICC Board expressed satisfaction that SLC has rectified the issues that led to the suspension.

The suspension, imposed in November due to concerns over government interference in cricket administration, has been lifted following reassurances from SLC that it is “no longer in breach” of its membership obligations. The ICC has closely monitored the situation since the suspension and has now determined that the Sri Lankan Cricket has taken the necessary steps to address the issues.

With the suspension lifted, Sri Lanka can resume cricketing activities across all levels, including bilateral and domestic series and tournaments, without disruptions. This development is a significant milestone for Sri Lankan cricket and will be met with enthusiasm by players, officials, and fans.

The lifting of the suspension underscores the importance of upholding the principles of cricket governance and marks a positive step forward for Sri Lanka’s cricketing future. As the nation prepares to re-engage in international cricket, the focus will now shift towards fostering a conducive environment for the growth and development of the sport in the country.