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Three Sri Lanka U-19 players found drunk during Asia Cup

THE ASIAN AGE. | BIPIN DANI
Published : Sep 21, 2019, 4:29 pm IST
Updated : Sep 21, 2019, 4:30 pm IST

According to the sources in Sri Lanka, the incident happened after the umpires declared the match unplayable due to rain

Among these three, two are the batsmen and one a spinner and are school / college students. (Photo: AFP)
 Among these three, two are the batsmen and one a spinner and are school / college students. (Photo: AFP)

Mumbai: Three players from Sri Lanka's Under-19 team were found drunk in the hotel after the recent Asia Cup semi final abandoned match against India, it is learnt here.

According to the sources in Sri Lanka, the incident happened after the umpires declared the match unplayable due to rain and the players returned to their hotel rooms early.

 

The source has revealed the names of the involved school boy players but requested that to not make it public so as not to ruin their careers.

Among these three, two are the batsmen and one a spinner and are school / college students.

"They were drunken and then vomited in the hotel corridor. The doctor was called immediately and their blood samples were taken and the results were found to be positive", the source said.

"A representative of the School Boys Association, who is also a member of the Ex-Co, suggested heavy punishment and accordingly, they will not be selected for the forthcoming U-19 tour of Bangladesh", the source further added.

 

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