File picture of Danushka Gunathilaka© AFP
A 3-member panel will probe the alleged sexual assault by Sri Lankan batter Danushka Gunathilaka through the T20 World Cup in Australia, the nation’s cricket board stated on Tuesday. The probe panel comprising retired Excessive Courtroom choose Justice Sisira Ratnayake, lawyer Niroshana Perera and lawyer Asela Rekawa can even examine varied different alleged incidents involving the reigning Asia Cup winners throughout their keep in Australia, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) acknowledged.
“Upon submission of the stated report by the panel, the Govt Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket will take stern disciplinary motion in opposition to the gamers and or officers if proved responsible of any wrongdoing or negligence when finishing up official duties,” SLC stated.
The panel will search an instantaneous clarification from the crew supervisor pertaining to Gunathilaka’s conduct and different incidents, it added.
There are additionally experiences of “a battle involving one other participant in a Brisbane on line casino”.
The 31-year-old left-hander, who was arrested on Sunday forward of the crew’s departure from Australia, was Monday denied bail by a neighborhood courtroom in Sydney, even because the SLC suspended him from all types of the sport with quick impact.
The Sri Lankan crew, which did not qualify for the semi-finals after ending fourth in Group 1, had left Australia with out Gunathilaka on Saturday.
Gunathilaka was out for a duck in his solitary look in opposition to Namibia of their Tremendous 12 qualification match.
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