Due to allegations of sexual assault, Sri Lanka Cricket has banned Danushka Gunathilaka from all forms of cricket. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have ban Danushka Gunathilaka with immediate effect. After he was charge with abusing an Australian lady sexually.
Danushka Gunathilaka, a Sri Lankan batter. It have been suspend by the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket. And with immediate effect following his arrest at a Sydney hotel on Sunday, November 6. When he has charged with four counts of engaging in sexual activity without consent.
On Monday, November 7, the cricketer appeared before a Sydney judge. To request bail for the sexual assault accusations brought against him. The Sri Lankan cricket board, however, has previously forewarn him of severe repercussions. If he were proven guilty, and they initially chose. It punish the humiliate batter by excluding him from national selection as a result of this occurrence.
SLC fines Danushka Gunathilaka
Danushka Gunathilaka have been accuse of sexually assaulting. An Australian woman by force without her consent. According to a contentious incident detailed in an official statement issued by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Monday, November 7. As a result of this controversal incident, he will not be eligible for any selections, according to the SLC statement.
“Furthermore, Sri Lanka Cricket will take the necessary steps to promptly carry out an inquiry into the alleged offense, and, upon conclusion of the aforementioned court case in Australia, steps will be taken to penalize the said player if found guilty”The statement stated.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to emphasize that it adopts a “zero tolerance” policy for any such conduct by a player and will provide all the required support to the Australian law enforcement authorities to carry out an impartial inquiry into the incident”it added.
Gunathilaka was forced to withdraw from the team. After tearing his hamstring in the first round of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. He did, however, continue with the Sri Lankan squad during their competition in Australia. The Lankans only managed victories over Ireland and Afghanistan. Which did not do their semifinal qualification chances credit. As the Asia Cup holders completed their season with a loss to England in their last Super 12 game.