After hearing representation from SLC, the ICC Board decided that Sri Lanka can continue to compete internationally both in bilateral cricket and ICC events after being suspended recently for breaching its obligations as a Member in particular the requirement to manage its affairs autonomously and without government interference.
However, funding to SLC will be controlled by the ICC and the ICC Board confirmed Sri Lanka will no longer host the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup 2024, which will now be held in South Africa.
The terms of the suspension of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) from the membership of the International Cricket Council (ICC) have been confirmed by its Board of Directors which met today.
The ICC Board decided that Sri Lanka can continue to compete internationally both in bilateral cricket and ICC events.
The ICC Executive Committee has decided today to hold the Under-19 Men’s World Cup cricket tournament in South Africa, which was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka from next January to February.
On November 10, the ICC suspended Sri Lanka Cricket’s membership with immediate effect.
The Board of Directors has determined that Sri Lanka Cricket is in serious breach of its obligations as a member of the ICC.
The ICC had decided to take this step especially because of the need for independent management of the affairs of Sri Lanka Cricket and failure to ensure that there is no government interference in the governance, regulation and/or administration of cricket in Sri Lanka.