Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been banned for a year from bowling in international cricket due to an illegal action, the International Cricket Council said on Thursday.
Dananjaya, 25, was reported for a suspect action after last month's opening test against New Zealand in Galle, during which he picked up six wickets in Sri Lanka's victory.
His bowling action was found to be illegal after he underwent independent assessment in the southern Indian city of Chennai, the ICC said in a statement.
Dananjaya was also reported for a suspect bowling action last November after a test match against England and suspended the following month after an independent committee found it to be illegal.
He was cleared to bowl again in February following remedial work on his action.