Arujna Ranatunga fumes over ICC and ACC for fair play and transparency


Former Sri Lanka skipper Arujna Ranatunga voices his displeasure over the decision to introduce a reserve day exclusively for the India-Pakistan game. Ranatunga questioned the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) choice to host the tournament in Colombo. Despite the persistent threat of heavy rain.

Ranatunga, widely regarded as one of the game’s shrewdest captains and leaders. He played a pivotal role in transforming Sri Lanka into a cricketing force on the global stage. Beyond his illustrious playing career. He also served on the ICC’s Cricket Committee and briefly held the position of chairman at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).

The 59-year-old, expressed his concerns about the ACC and the International Cricket Council (ICC),

I don’t know whether the ICC is acting today or whether we have ICC. They always say ICC is the toothless tiger. They act in a very unprofessional way. I think they are the ones who should look at cricket and protect cricket. Ultimately, cricket should be controlled by the ICC, not by a country or an individual,”

Arujna Ranatunga also criticizes the players for been silent

Sri Lankan legend Arjuna Ranatunga also expressed his dismay over the cricketers’ reluctance to speak out against rule changes implemented mid-tournament. The World Cup-winning captain further remarked.

The world cup winning captain said,

I am not very comfortable with some of the things, especially when you have a tournament where you change rules for one team. You’re looking at a disaster in the future. No one talks about it. Have you ever seen a single cricketer talk about this rule change? No. Why? They don’t want to miss the buck. Simple as that,

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