Mathews to miss Proteas’ ODIS

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - SPORT -

SRI LANKA cap­tain An­gelo Mathews, pic­tured, has been sus­pended for two ODIs and his team­mates have been fined 40% of their match fees for their slow over-rate in the fi­nal of the tris­eries against In­dia in Port-ofS­pain.

Match ref­eree David Boon handed the sus­pen­sion af­ter Sri Lanka were found three overs short of their tar­get at the end of the match, af­ter time al­lowances were taken into con­sid­er­a­tion.

Mathews ac­cepted the sus­pen­sion which avoided a for­mal hear­ing.

The sus­pen­sion means Mathews will miss the first two of the five ODIs against South Africa on July 20 and 23 in Colombo.

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