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Sri Lankan batter Kamil Mishara called back from Bangladesh

Update : 25 May 2022, 13:06

Sri Lankan batsman Kamil Mishara has been expelled from the national cricket team currently involved in the second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka. In a statement, Sri Lanka Cricket said that Mishara has been withdrawn from the 18 member tour party for breach of code of conduct and he will face an inquiry after arriving in the country.

According to the AFP news agency, Mishara took the ‘guest’ to the hotel room.  ‘There is hotel CCTV footage that we have reviewed and we would like to interview him on what we saw,’ the source told AFP.

Bangladesh authorities had complained about the player taking a ‘visitor’ to his hotel room, an area considered out of bounds for outsiders. The decision to recall Mishara from Bangladesh was taken on Monday night. 

The Sri Lankan board also said they would investigate Mishara after he returned to the country. They will take action against him based on the investigation.

After this, Sri Lanka ordered Kamil Mishara to return to home from Bangladesh due to disciplinary ground, a statement of Sri Lanka cricket said.

Mishara, who is the part of visiting 18-member squad for Bangladesh tour, didn't get chance to play any of the two Tests. He was included in the Sri Lanka's Test squad for the first time in his career.

The batsman has a prior having been handed a one year suspended sentence and a one match ban after being found drunk along with some of his under-19 team mates during the Asia Cup in 2019. 

 

 

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