Sri Lanka Cricket have banned Chamara Silva for two years from all cricket relative activities. The former Sri Lankan national team performer Chamara has been found guilty of breaking the spirit of the game which was probed for alleged match fixing.
The decision have been brought under light after a seven month long inquiry held by Sri Lanka Cricket. The incident took place in the third day of the Panadura Cricket Club versus Kalutara Physical Cultural Club match earlier this year.
The match was said to be fixed after falling of 24 wickets in a day in the third day of the four day match.
Chamara Silva was the skipper of the Panadura Cricket Club and now banned for two years from playing, coaching and even administering. He played 11 Test matches and 75 one day international matches for Sri Lanka.
The complaint of alleged match fixing was lodged by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, which was under Sri Lanka’s World Cup captain Arjuna Ranatunga.