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Sri Lanka cricket star accused of raping Tinder date’s experienced produced a ‘playboy lifestyle’

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The Sri Lankan cricket star charged with 4 counts of rape experienced ‘developed a playboy lifestyle’ and struggled with willpower on and off the area, it has been exposed. 

Danushka Gunathilaka’s background of suspensions by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board have appear to light, as his lawyer instructed Day by day Mail Australia the 31-year-outdated is having difficulties not currently being able to see group supporters as he was becoming moved out to Parklea prison in significantly western Sydney.

His lawyer Ananda Amaranath explained he would try out and visit the cricketer on Tuesday at the jail in Blacktown, 35km west of the luxurious lodge where his manager and Cricket Board officers ended up still staying.

Gunathilaka was arrested at the hotel close to 1am on Sunday, handcuffed and taken to the Surry Hills law enforcement cells and charged with raping a female in Sydney’s japanese suburbs all through the T20 Environment Cup.

The leading-purchase batsman was then transferred to Parklea by prison van after his bail application was denied on Monday.

Police allege the 31-12 months-outdated dedicated 4 counts of sexual intercourse devoid of consent on a 29-yr-old lady in excess of a two-hour period of time at Rose Bay on November 2. 

Sri Lanka Cricket has suspended Gunathilaka considering the fact that the charges were laid and he will continue being guiding bars at minimum right up until he applies again for bail, this time in the NSW Supreme Court, for which Mr Amaranath stated he was nonetheless to file the paperwork.  

Danushka Gunathilaka (pictured) was charged in excess of the alleged rape of an Australian girl at a residence in Sydney’s japanese suburbs

Danushka Gunathilaka, who has been moved to Parklea prison (above) in western Sydney while on remand for four rape allegations, had 'developed a party lifestyle' with discipline issues on and off the field

Danushka Gunathilaka, who has been moved to Parklea prison (over) in western Sydney while on remand for four rape allegations, experienced ‘developed a occasion lifestyle’ with self-discipline troubles on and off the field

 It has emerged since his arrest and incarceration on remand that Gunathilaka was beforehand suspended by Sri Lanka in 2018 on a ‘misconduct’ charge following a near affiliate was arrested for sexual assault at the team’s lodge in Colombo.

Sri Lankan police to begin with claimed a Norwegian female was allegedly sexually assaulted in a resort area by Sandeep Jude Selliah, 26, even though his close friend Gunathilaka was current.

‘He (Gunathilaka) has said he was asleep and was not knowledgeable of what experienced taken area among his mate and the Norwegian girl,’ the Hindustan Occasions quoted an unnamed law enforcement officer in a report back again in 2018.

No prices towards Selliah were laid, and there was no allegation versus Gunathilaka, who at the time was Sri Lanka’s very best-undertaking batsman on a tour by South Africa.

Nonetheless Sri Lanka Cricket suspended him on a ‘misconduct’ cost, despite the fact that allowed him to participate in in the match that was even now underway at the time.

This followed a suspension the 12 months right before, when in October 2017 he missed coaching on one particular working day, then turned up the upcoming with no his kit bag, earning him a six-activity suspension afterwards diminished, 9 newspapers described.

It has been reported that Gunathilaka had formulated a playboy cricketer’s life-style, with out the skill.

Gunathilaka (above) has been moved to Parklea prison in western Sydney where on remand he may get access to a television in his cell to watch the final games of the T20World Cup

Gunathilaka (previously mentioned) has been moved to Parklea jail in western Sydney where on remand he might get entry to a television in his mobile to watch the remaining online games of the T20Planet Cup

‘He wasn’t a popular player with the general public, but looks to be nicely-connected with Sri Lanka Cricket’. 

In 2018, Gunathilaka was handed a six-thirty day period ban by Sri Lanka Cricket after he broke the crew curfew.

He afterwards instructed ESPN India that he had been criticised for his lifestyle and ‘some individuals imagine I’m cocky, but I’m not’.

 ‘My life style is unique to some other Sri Lankan cricketers. But that isn’t going to necessarily mean I’m a undesirable particular person,’ he stated.

If I’m at a bar, and I’m with my friends, I am just there to chill out. If persons see me there, they’ll imagine I am drinking and partying and I won’t be able to play cricket.

‘I really don’t have a private lifestyle. They’re normally indicating I am heading clubbing and what not. My life-style can help me loosen up.’ 

Past year, Gunathalika was suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket for 12 months immediately after he breached his team’s bio-secure bubble for the duration of the Covid pandemic on tour in England, along with teammates Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella.  

Police granted a suppression order restricting access on what could be reported about the 31-year-old's alleged crimes, which will be reviewed during a hearing on Wednesday

Law enforcement granted a suppression buy restricting entry on what could be noted about the 31-12 months-old’s alleged crimes, which will be reviewed in the course of a listening to on Wednesday

Danushka Gunathilaka (pictured) injured his hamstring but remained with the team for their T20 World Cup campaign Australia

Danushka Gunathilaka (pictured) injured his hamstring but remained with the workforce for their T20 Entire world Cup campaign Australia

Gunathilaka’s recreation has been plagued by recurring accidents to his again and hamstring and this experienced brought on him to skip Sri Lanka’s games in the T20 World Cup in Sydney.

The wounded star was arrested past weekend as he and teammates were making ready to depart the nation on Sunday soon after crashing out of the opposition on Saturday.

Gunathilaka, whose attorney claimed experienced no spouse or youngsters and lived at home with his moms and dads in Colombo, unsuccessfully utilized for bail in Downing Centre Area Court on Monday in a hearing that was closed to the public. 

Police experienced been granted a suppression order proscribing accessibility on what could be noted about the 31-calendar year-old’s alleged crimes.

The suppression buy will be the topic of a hearing in the Downing Centre on Wednesday. 

Gunathilaka appeared in courtroom on Monday by audio-visual website link from Surry Hills law enforcement station handcuffed and putting on a grey T-shirt with blue denims. 

He has given that relinquished his belongings for jail greens and runners. 

His attorney Ananda Amaranath mentioned the cricketer was dissatisfied his bail application experienced not been granted. 

‘He’s holding on effectively thinking about the situations,’ Mr Amaranath said on Monday outside court docket.

‘But he has the complete aid of the Sri Lankan Large Fee and the Sri Lankan Cricket Board, so he is Alright at the minute.’  

Gunathilaka's lawyer Ananda Amaranath said his client (depicted in a courtroom sketch) was disappointed bail was not granted, but that he was preparing to file documents for another application, in the NSW Supreme Court

Gunathilaka’s law firm Ananda Amaranath explained his client (depicted in a courtroom sketch) was dissatisfied bail was not granted, but that he was getting ready to file documents for an additional application, in the NSW Supreme Court docket

Danusha Gunathilaka's lawyer says the top-order batsman (pictured) is 'holding on well' and has been transferred to Parklea prison in western Sydney

Danusha Gunathilaka’s law firm suggests the top-buy batsman (pictured) is ‘holding on well’ and has been transferred to Parklea jail in western Sydney

Mr Amaranath experienced previously said Gunathilaka would be ‘very worried’ if he could not get again to Sri Lanka since it could just take a year or additional for the case to be finalised. 

Gunathilaka has performed eight Exams for Sri Lanka, as very well as 47 a person working day internationals and 46 T20 video games,  and in spite of not actively playing in the T20 Entire world Cup experienced remained in Australia with his Sri Lankan teammates.

Sri Lanka concluded fourth in team one with two wins and 3 losses, which include a narrow defeat towards England at the SCG on Saturday night time.

England will face team two winner India in the semi-finals in Adelaide on Thursday.

New Zealand will play team 2 runner-up Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

Reigning champions Australia would not protect their T20 title following failing to development earlier the team phase.

Gunathilaka ought to have access to a television in his jail cell and no cost-to-air coverage of the T20 semi-finals and the last at the MCG on November 13.

The top-order batsman had been suspended by the Sri  Lanka cricket board in the past for disciplinary issues such as breaching the team curfew and the bio-secure bubble during the  Covid pandemic

The leading-order batsman had been suspended by the Sri  Lanka cricket board in the earlier for disciplinary difficulties these as breaching the staff curfew and the bio-secure bubble during the  Covid pandemic

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