Sri Lankan cricketer Danushka Gunathilaka has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a Sydney woman.
Police confirmed the international cricket star, 31, was arrested at a Sussex Street hotel about 1am on Sunday over the alleged incident in Sydney’s east last week.
The Daily Telegraph reports he was about to fly out of the country when police swooped in and charged him. NSW Police arrested Gunathilaka and pulled him off the team’s bus in the driveway of a Sydney hotel at 1am Sunday
Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Sex Crimes Squad and Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command commenced a joint investigation following reports a 29-year-old woman had been sexually assaulted at a home in Rose Bay.
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