"For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game," he says, quoting the American sportswriter Grantland Rice.
Although ACC has intended to keep the tournament in Colombo as it would help the tourism and hotel sector in Sri Lanka immensely, the current situation hasn’t helped its cause.
Sri Lanka Cricket's gesture is one of recognising Warne as a true friend of Sri Lanka who came to the country's aid during the 2004 tsunami devastation by flying over and visiting affected areas.
This will be India's first international assignment since the Women's World Cup in March, where they bowed out in the group stages after a loss in the virtual quarter-final against South Africa.
ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Dasun Shanaka's side was ruled to be two overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
Malinga had held the same role with the national team when the team toured Australia in February this year for a white ball series.
Mendis appeared to be in discomfort and laid down on the field during the last over before lunch but left the field soon holding his chest.
Asia Cup 2022 was scheduled to be hosted in Sri Lanka but due to the ongoing economic crisis in the country, many questions are being raised.
Malinga appeared before SLC's special inquiry panel, where he accepted the charges against him and tendered an apology.