Durham bubble breach: Gunathilaka, Mendis and Dickwella suspended from international cricket for one year
Durham bubble breach: Gunathilaka, Mendis, Dickwella likely to face long suspensions
Bio-bubble breach: Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella suspended
Dasun Shanaka set to replace Kusal Perera as Sri Lanka's white-ball captain
Disillusioned Angelo Mathews considers international retirement
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The trio flew back home early from the tour of England and has been suspended pending an inquiry into the incident.
The five-member panel comprises justice Nimal Dissanayaka, a retired judge of the Sri Lankan Supreme Court, three attorneys-at-law in Panduka Keerthinanda, Asela Rekawa and Uchitha Wickremasinghe, and MRW De Zoysa, a retired major general.
SLC's medical staff are understood to have found out about the bubble breach via social media, when a video emerged showing Dickwella and Mendis out in a public place. Gunathilaka was not in the video but is believed to have stepped out along with the other two. According to SLC officials, all three admitted to visiting Durham's City Centre, which the tour's Covid-19 protocols had forbidden them from doing.
Senior batter Angelo Mathews, however, has declined to sign a contract, and is reportedly considering retirement. A leadership change also appears to be on the cards, with Kusal Perera - who is believed to have played a played a central role in the contracts standoff - potentially losing the white-ball captaincy to Dasun Shanaka.