Danushka Gunathilaka Arrest

The news of Srilankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka getting arrested by Sydney Police for the alleged assault on a twenty-nine-year woman has circulated all over the media.

Gunathilka is an opening batsman of Sri Lanka and plays all game formats internationally. However, he occasionally got removed from the squad due to various disciplinary issues and injuries.

Danushka Gunathilaka Rape Case: Arrested With The Charge Alleged Assault

Danushka Gunathilaka has been arrested from Rose Bay for the charge of the alleged assault on a 29-year woman. 

Danushka Gunathilaka Rape Charge
Danushka Gunathilaka during his practice match (Source: Newscutter)

Police arrested him Sunday morning from the team hotel in Sydney’sSydney’s central business district. The lady had filed a report against him for the assault at a residence in Rose Bay earlier this week.

As said on ESPN Cricinfo, they had met after communicating for several days through an online dating application.

The New Wales Police stated that The incident happened on the evening of November 2, 2022. The crime scene examination is going under specialist Police.

Initially, the news of a thirty-one-year-old man arrested at a hotel on Sussex Street, Sydney, at 1 am had come to the public. Later, the Police disclosed the name of Danushka.

According to the sources, he was taken to the Police station and charged with four counts of sexual intercourse without consent. However, The Sri Lankan national has refused bail for appearing at Parramatta Bail Court via AVL today.

As stated on cricxtasy, he had involvement in a similar incident in 2018 and was suspended for the misconduct. At the time, he got questioned about the alleged rape of a Norwegian woman in Sri Lanka.

It was mentioned he and his friend were involved in it. However, Police dismissed his involvement later, stating that he had no personal involvement in the case. His friends got arrested.

Gunathilaka was in Sydney, Australia, for the T20 World Cup. However, he was ruled out of the tournament with an injury to his hamstring.

Despite being injured and replaced by Ashen Bandara, he remained with the squad.

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Where Is Danushka Gunathilaka Wife?

Danushka Gunathilaka’s wife is not present at the moment. The thirty-one-year player has not revealed anything regarding his wife and married life.

His Instagram handles mostly feature his photographs, where he seems to have a good living traveling.

Gunathilaka probably had a dating history but refused to display it publicly.

If he had any lover or life partner, the lady’s heart would have been broken due to her lover’s action.

Gunathilaka’s partner in opening the match was Kusal Perera. Sri Lanka and the whole squad are unhappy due to Sunday’s end of the Wolrd cup tournament and the players’ actions.

Details To Danushka Gunathilaka Family

Anushka Gunathilaka has a family of four, his parents, younger sister, and the cricketer.

Danushka Gunathilaka Family
Danushka Gunathilaka Having A Good Time With His Parents (Source: Twitter)

He was born to Sri Lankan parents on March 17, 1991, in Sri Lanka. The Gunathilka family does not seem to come from a sports background.

Danushka’s parents’ details have not come to the media. However, his father has talked about his life struggle to bring up their children and support his son in going for a cricket career.

His younger sister’s details also have not come out. Glancing at her appearance, she seems to have an age gap of more than five years to his older brother. The lady probably is studying hard to catch her dream. 

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