GROS ISLET (ST LUCIA), June 21: Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal today appealed against the ICC�s decision to suspend him from the third Test of the ongoing tour of the West Indies due to ball-tampering.
Chandimal had been charged by the ICC for ball-tampering during the second Test here after video evidence suggested that he applied saliva to the ball shortly after putting what appeared to be a sweet in his mouth.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge, before attending the hearing where match referee Javagal Srinath, after utilising the time available to him under the code to make his decision, handed Chandimal the maximum punishment, which was two suspension points and a fine of 100 percent of his match fee.
�Dinesh Chandimal has appealed against the match referee�s findings that saw him suspended for one Test after being found guilty of changing the condition of the ball,� the ICC said on its twitter handle. � PTI