Sri Lanka were crushed in another series whitewash, this time by Pakistan. This was Sri Lanka’s 16th defeat in a row in limited overs cricket in the past few months.
Sri Lank were previously beaten 5-0 and 3-0 by India and also lost an ODI series to Zimbabwe for the first time ever.
SL Cricket Chief Thilanga Sumathipala, who hails from a family of influential bookies, has been attacked by the SL media and critics on allegations of widespread corruption under his watch.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has setup a probe into spot fixing in SL cricket recently after former a former selector aired wrong doings and corruption in SL cricket.
The ICC had expressed satisfaction with security arrangements in Pakistan and sent a match referee and an anti-corruption official. Sumathipala had applied pressure on the SL players in recent days to play in Lahore but a significant number of senior players and coach Pothas refused to tour.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2017 PAK v SRL 3rd T20 2017 SRL v ZIM 5th ODI 2017 PAK v SRL 5th ODI 2017 SRL v IND 5th ODI
Series Tagged in ClipDex2017 SRL v ZIM ODI series 2017 PAK v SRL ODI series 2017 PAK v SRL T20 series 2017 SRL v IND ODI series
Players Tagged in ClipDexPerera, Thissara NLC Tharanga, W Upul Mathews, Angelo D
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexRPS (Kettarama) RPS (Kettarama) Sharjah CA Stadium Gaddafi Stadium
Categories Tagged in ClipDexControversies & Issues Limited Overs (ODI & T20) Match Fixing