newscricket15 days ago

Report | Danushka Gunathilaka granted bail in sexual assault case on condition of not using social media and dating applications

As per an ESPN Cricinfo report, Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has been let go from jail 10 days after his arrest in Australia on charges of sexual assault. The all-rounder has been banned from using social media and dating websites as well as leaving the country until the case's hearing.
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newscricket23 days ago

Report | Sri Lanka Cricket launch inquiry over players attending multiple parties during stay in Australia

According to reports, Sri Lankan players were involved in the consistent flouting of team rules during the World T20 and will now be placed under scrutiny for their conduct. The team's management recently came into the spotlight after Danushka Gunathilaka was arrested on charges of sexual assault.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World T20 | Danushka Gunathilaka arrested over alleged sexual assault in Sydney

In the recent turn of events, Sri Lanka batter Danushka Gunathilaka has been charged with alleged sexual assault and was arrested in Sydney. The Sri Lankan cricketer was picked up by the police from the team hotel on Sunday Morning with reports of a 29-year-old woman being sexually assaulted by him.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World T20 | Twitter reacts as Sri Lanka's unintentional dummy causes chaotic run-out to leave Namibian batsman in splits

Some events on the cricket field force a laugh from everyone no matter what, including the victim of the incident. Jan Frylinck suffered a non-conventional run-out on Sunday after the ball unexpectedly came to his end but he was quick to appreciate the humour of the occurrence with a hearty laugh.
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newscricket3 months ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Internet reacts to ‘furious’ Rashid Khan’s fiery exchange with Danushka Gunathilaka

Rashid Khan is known for his cool and composed nature on the field but it was not the same on Saturday during Afghanistan’s Asia Cup game versus Sri Lanka. In the 17th over of Sri Lanka’s innings, Rashid got engaged in a heated chat with Danushka Gunathilaka and the moment went viral in no time.
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newscricket9 months ago

IND vs SL 2022 | Twitter reacts as Venkatesh Iyer takes a stunning catch to dismiss Danushka Gunathilaka

Indian all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer took a breathtaking catch to get rid of Sri Lanka's opening batsman Danushka Gunathilaka, who was looking to take Ravindra Jadeja apart in the second T20I against India at Dharamshala. The left-handed opening batsman was looking dangerous before he got out.
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newscricket10 months ago

SL vs AUS | Kusal Mendis and Danushka Gunathilaka return for Australia T20I series

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced a 20-member squad for the five-match T20I series against Australia, and Kusal Mendis along with Danushka Gunathilaka have returned from suspension and are included in the team. The five fixtures in the series will be played across three venues in Australia.
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newscricketa year ago

Sri Lanka Cricket lift suspension on Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Friday, January 7, lifted the bans imposed on Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka for breaching the Covid-19 bio-bubble in England in July last year. The trio will now be eligible for Sri Lanka's upcoming white-ball series against Zimbabwe.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Angelo Mathews willing to return to the Sri Lanka squad

According to reports, Sri Lanka cricketer Angelo Mathews is interested to make a comeback for the national squad and the all-rounder has mailed Sri Lanka Cricket of his intentions to do so. Sri Lanka Cricket will take a final decision on the matter at a meeting on Tuesday, October 13.
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newscricketa year ago

Sri Lanka players sign national contracts till end of 2021, Angelo Mathews misses out

After citing ‘lack of transparency' and strong refusal to renew the contract, the Lankan players have finally signed the national contract which is valid till December 2021. Notable omissions from the contract list include Angelo Mathews, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, and Niroshan Dickwella.
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