The Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) is under microscope for non payment of Team Sri Lanka for the T-10 tournament organized by the UAE Cricket Council last year, it is reliably learnt.
Led by Dinesh Chandimal, the team comprised members of the Western province team that won that 2017 inter province tournament.
However, several players who were not in the Western Province team had also been added and it is said that the national selection committee had been unaware of selections and changes.
Team Sri Lanka’s assistant coach was Nuwan Soyza, who was recently accused by the ICC of corruption.
Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva had coordinated the team at the tournament in Dubai. Cricket Age had exposed last year itself how Ashley De Silva continuesly ignored players request for their payment.
Players of other participating teams were paid at the rate of 15,000 US Dollars (Rs. 2.5 million) per non-national player.
However, members of Team Sri Lanka were paid Rs. 75,000 each only.
The team’s sponsor has said that it has paid all the dues to SLC, and now players are wondering as to what has happened to the rest of their money.
The Anti-Corruption Unit of the International Cricket Council has paid attention to this matter.