Has the ICC warned Sri Lanka against using 12 cricket players for fielding?

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Background
The 4th day of the second Test match between the touring England team and the hosting Sri Lankan team was played at the Galle International Stadium on 24.01.2021. A post is circulating on social media stating that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has mentioned in a Twitter message that the Sri Lankan team deployed an extra player for fielding during the match and that the ICC is looking forward to reviewing the incident. https://gossip.hirufm.lk/…/01/sri-lanka-vs-england.html)

Fact-checking process
The ICC has released a photo of an iguana coming to the stadium ground while the Sri Lankan team was bowling during the match between the touring England team and hosting Sri Lankan team at the Galle International Stadium. Although the ICC has reported similar incidents during cricket matches before, the description released with this particular photo has caught the attention of many.

Although the news content included a Twitter message with the image of an iguana, the news headlines and supporting photos are misleading. The headlines and the photos are merely to grab attention.
(Source: – https://twitter.com/ICC/status/1353405510184177665)

Conclusion
The ICC tweeted on its official Twitter account on 24.01.2021 saying that the Sri Lankan cricket team had not warned Sri Lanka of using 12 players for fielding.

This news is based on a funny Twitter message released by the ICC during the match between the touring England team and the hosting Sri Lankan team on 24.01.2021 at the Galle International Stadium.

 

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