Sri Lanka cricket has suspended its chief curator Jayananda Warnaweera from all cricketing activities for a period of two years amid corruption concerns and contacts with bookmakers. The suspended curator failed to show up for two interviews with ICC anti corruption unit. The official press release from Sri Lankan cricket revealed the matter with concise details.
“Following disciplinary proceedings taken by Sri Lanka Cricket arising from charges that Mr. Jayananda Warnaweera failed to attend two interviews scheduled to be held by the Anti-Corruption Unit of the ICC, and failed to cooperate with and assist the investigation being carried out by the Anti-Corruption Unit and related charges of misconduct, the Interim Committee of SLC has suspended Mr. Warnaweera from cricket, cricket management and representation for a period of two years,”
The curator was also a former cricketer who has played 10 test matches and 6 ODIs for Sri Lanka after having featured in 68 first class matches.