Cricketers who retire from Sri Lanka’s national team must now provide the Sri Lanka cricket team with three months’ notice of their decision to retire under new rules set by the board following Friday’s executive committee meeting.
Retired players will also have to wait six months after retirement to get a no-objection certificate from the SLC to play in the T20 league abroad, and for those wanting to play in the Lanka Premier League, it is now “80%” mandatory for domestic competitions .
The rules were decided by the board days after the meeting Opening batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa abruptly retired, 30 years old.
A week ago, South African Quinton de Kock, 29, withdrew from Test cricket for the same reason. On Saturday, Danushka Gunathilaka too, Farewell to the longest game form.