Danushka Gunathilaka charged of sexual assault

Quick Facts

Full Name Danushka Gunathilaka
Occupation Cricket Player
Age 31
Date of Birth March 17, 1991
Place of Birth Panadura, Sri Lanka
Star Sign Pisces
Country Sri Lanka
Gender Male
Birthdate 17-Mar
Day of Birth Sunday
Year of Birth 1991
Birth Sign Pisces
Birth Sign Duality Passive
Birth Sign Modality & Element Mutable Water
Opposite Sign Virgo

Danushka Gunathilaka is the professional cricketer’s birth name. Danu is the given name. He is a citizen of Sri Lanka. He was born and raised in Panadura, Sri Lanka. Danushka is a follower of Buddhism. His academic background is unknown.

Recent News

According to theguardian.com, Sri Lanka international cricket player Danushka Gunathilaka has been charged with rape after he was arrested at his team’s hotel late on Saturday night, according to Australian police.

At a news conference in Sydney on Sunday, New South Wales Police Commander Jayne Doherty said Gunathilaka, 31, has been charged with four counts of “sexual intercourse without consent” against a 29-year-old woman in the city whom he met online.

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Police allege Gunathilaka “assaulted [the woman] a number of times while performing sex acts upon her,” Doherty said.

The cricketer has been refused bail and will appear in a Sydney court on Monday, she added.

The arrest came just hours after Sri Lanka lost a T20 World Cup match against England.

Gunathilaka, who was earlier ruled out of the tournament due to injury, made his international debut in 2015. Since then, the left-handed batsman has played in eight test matches, 47 one-day internationals (ODI) and 46 T20I games for his country.

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The birthdate and other pertinent details have been reported here. You can get details about births by looking at the following table. You may have heard that he was born on March 17, 1991. The age at this time is 31. In Sri Lanka’s Panadura, he was born.

Education Background

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Height & Weight

Heights centimeters- 185 cm
meters- 1.85 m
feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight(s) kilograms- 70 kg
pounds- 155 lbs.
Figure – Chest: 43 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black


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Weight is subject to frequent modification; we have included the most recent figure here. The eyes are black in color. Black is also the color of the hair.

Danushka Gunathilaka is he married or unmarried?

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Professional life

Profession(s) Professional Cricketer
Famous For Professional Cricketer
Entrance ODI- On 1 November 2015 for Sri Lanka against West Indies
Test- On 26 July 2017 for Sri Lanka against India
T20- On 7 January 2016 for Sri Lanka against New Zealand
Achievements N/A

Danushka Gunathilaka is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays all formats of the game internationally. He is an opening batsman of Sri Lanka who plays with partner Kusal Perera, but occasionally removed from the squad with the injuries and has also been occasionally sidelined due to disciplinary issues. He is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays for Colombo. Danushka was born in Panadura. He studied at Mahanama College, Colombo 03.

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The names of the school, the college, and the required education have also been added. On November 1, 2015, he made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against the West Indies.

  • Test: On July 26, 2017, Sri Lanka will play India.
  • T20- Sri Lanka’s match versus New Zealand on January 7, 2016. Cricket professional is the major line of work.

Do you know how much money Danushka Gunathilaka makes?

It should be noted that both net worth and salaries fluctuate over time. The net worth and salary are the main topics in the section that follows. Controversies have been added to this area. 22 million dollars are in Danushka Gunathilaka’s net worth of Rs. 150 crore (PKR 268 Crore).

Some Interesting Facts

  • Does Danushka Gunathilaka smoke ?: Not Known
  • Does Danushka Gunathilaka drink alcohol?: Yes
  • His father is a big fan of cricket and he was the reason behind Danushka playing cricket.
  • His birthday is on 17 March; the same day Sri Lanka won the World Cup.
  • In 2009-2010, he made his List A debut for Colombo Cricket Club against Sinhalese Sports Club, scoring a run.
  • He scored 29-ball 46 on his T20I debut against New Zealand.
  • Initially, he was not a part of the Sri Lankan squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, but, was included in the squad after the injury of  Chamara Kapugedera. He scored 77 runs against India and helped Sri Lanka chase 321 runs.
  • On 6 July 2017, he scored his first century against Zimbabwe at MRIC Stadium.
  • In May 2018, he was among the 33 cricketers who were offered a national contract by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). However, in July 2018, he was suspended from all formats of International cricket after he breached the code of conduct.

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What is the educational qualification of Danushka Gunathilaka?

His educational qualification is Not known.

What is the height of Danushka Gunathilaka?

centimeters- 185 cm
meters- 1.85 m
feet inches- 6’ 1”

What is the net worth of Danushka Gunathilaka?

The net worth is Rs. 150 Crore ($22 Million) (PKR 268 Crore).

What are the hobbies of Danushka Gunathilaka?

The hobbies are Reading.

What is the Zodiac sign of Danushka Gunathilaka?

According to the birth date, the Zodiac sign is Pisces.