Sri Lanka Cricket suspends Madushanka after arrest for drug possession

The 25-year-old was stopped by the police while he was driving his vehicle with another person during a nationwide curfew due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The decision to suspend will remain intact until a full inquiry is conducted by the SLC into the matter, it said.

The police officer stated that when he was detained in Panala metropolis on Sunday, he had greater than two grams of heroin. He is a contracted player.

Sri Lanka cricket is planning to suspend Shehan's contract.

Madhushanka is the first contracted player to be remanded over a drug charge after the Sri Lankan worldwide and his friend were arrested on May 23 for possessing heroin. The cricketer and his friend were arrested on May 23.

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The magistrate at Kuliyapitiya in the north-western province ordered him to be remanded till June 2. The last time we saw him in Sri Lankan colours in limited overs Cricket was in the Nidahas T20 tri series featuring India and Bangladesh as well. He was remanded into custody on Monday.

Sri Lanka Cricket secretary Mohan de Silva was quoted as saying by AFP release.

The 25-year-old right-arm paceman has played one ODI and two Twenty20s for Sri Lanka, all in 2018 and against Bangladesh.

Madushanka claimed a hat-trick on his ODI debut in 2018.

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