1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. Sports
  4. Cricket
  5. Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis arrested for causing fatal motor accident

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis arrested for causing fatal motor accident

The 25-year-old wicket-keeper batsman has represented Sri Lanka in 44 Tests and 76 ODIs

PTI PTI
Colombo Published on: July 05, 2020 10:40 IST
Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis arrested for causing fatal motor accident
Image Source : GETTY IMAGES

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis arrested for causing fatal motor accident

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis was on Sunday arrested for knocking down a pedestrian while driving, police said.

Mendis hit a 74-year-old man, killing him in the wee hours, in the Colombo suburb of Panadura.

He is to be produced before a magistrate later today, police said.

The 25-year-old wicket-keeper batsman has represented Sri Lanka in 44 Tests and 76 ODIs. Mendis was part of the national squad which had resumed training after the COVID-19 lockdown.

Sri Lanka's international assignments, including a tour by India, have been cancelled due to the pandemic.

Fight against Coronavirus: Full coverage

Write a comment

X