Though both the boards showed strong willingness, given prior commitments of the players and little time in hand for the boards to send teams, no series could be planned, PCB said.
No truth to reports of players deliberately underperforming in T20Is against Proteas: Sri Lanka Cricket
Sri Lanka not only won the ODI series versus South Africa 2-1 but also gained crucial points and climbed up in the rankings of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League.
Sri Lanka Cricket retained Dasun Shanaka as captain with Dhananjaya de Silva as his deputy for the T20 World Cup.
Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday announced a 22-member squad for the upcoming ODI and T20I series against South Africa.
SLC announced that permission has been granted to Dushmantha Chameera and Wanindu Hasaranga to take part in the IPL 2021.
Sri Lanka Cricket wished Isuru Udana, who was a valuable player in Sri Lanka's white-ball teams, the very best in his future endeavors.
The SLC executive committee has also recommended mandatory counselling under a doctor recommended by the board.
Muthiah Muralitharan said Sri Lankan coach Mickey Arthur should have stayed calm and conveyed his message to the new skipper.
Wicket-Keeper batsman, Perera suffered a right shoulder sprain during training, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement.
The team has not divulged the exact nature of the injury, nor withdrawn him officially, but a team doctor says he's likely to be out for six weeks, ESPN Cricinfo reported.
Several Sri Lankan cricketers had refused to sign a contract with the board due to a pay dispute after agreeing to play against England on tour contract.
It is now expected that the players would be allowed to enter the bio-bubble by Monday as they complete a week-long hard quarantine after their arrival from the United Kingdom.
Sri Lanka cricket is currently undergoing a difficult phase with problems both on and off the field. If one looks at their recent performances, it has been poor.
Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka were filmed by fans roaming the streets after a lost match despite restrictions on movement of players owing to the COVID-19 threat.
The situation arose after seven members of the England team including three players were found to be Covid positive on Tuesday soon after the limited-overs series with Sri Lanka.