Shehan Madushanka, Sri Lanka cricketer detained on drug charge

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Shehan Madushanka, Sri Lanka cricketer detained on drug charge

Madushanka, 25, was remanded in custody for two weeks by a magistrate. He got popular after he took a hat trick of wickets on his international debut in 2018.

On Monday reports came that, Sri Lankan police have detained cricketer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin.

A police official confirmed, he was carrying just over two grams of heroin with him when detained in the town of Pannala on Sunday.

Madushanka was reportedly stopped while driving with another person in a car during a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, police said.

During a match against Bangladesh, on his one-day international debut match, the right-arm pace bowler took a hat trick. He also got a chance to play two T20 matches against Bangladesh in 2018. He has not played an international match since due to his injuries.

Read more: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/sport/cricket/sri-lanka-cricketer-shehan-madushanka-detained-on-drug-charge

 

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