Sri Lanka batter Danushka Gunathilaka has been charged in relation to an alleged sexual assault whereas on the T20 World Cup in Australia.
He has been charged with 4 counts of sexual activity with out consent and denied bail at a Sydney courtroom.
Gunathilaka, 31, was arrested shortly earlier than 01:00 native time on Sunday morning on the staff resort.
It’s alleged he sexually assaulted a 29-year-old lady on Wednesday, 2 November.
The arrest got here hours after Sri Lanka’s last sport of the World Cup – a four-wicket defeat by England on Saturday.
Gunathilaka was dominated out of the match with damage on 20 October however had remained with the squad in Australia.
New South Wales police say he met with the girl after speaking for various days on a courting app.
A Sri Lanka Cricket assertion mentioned: “Sri Lanka Cricket confirms that it was notified by the ICC [International Cricket Council] that player Danushka Gunathilaka has been arrested on the allegations of sexual assault of a woman in Sydney, and Mr Gunathilaka is due to appear in court tomorrow (7 November).
“SLC will carefully monitor the proceedings in courtroom and, in session with the ICC, will expeditiously provoke a radical inquiry into the matter and take stern motion towards the participant if discovered responsible.”