The now-suspended batsman appeared in Sydney’s Downing Centre court docket through video hyperlink from Parklea Correctional Centre, reported the Sydney Morning Herald, the place he had been in custody since being refused bail on November 7.
Arrested simply earlier than 1 a.m. on November 6 hours earlier than the remainder of Sri Lanka’s workforce flew out, Gunathilaka has been charged with 4 counts of sexual activity with out consent after allegedly assaulting a 29-year-old lady in Sydney’s japanese suburbs.
Police mentioned the cricketer and lady met after speaking for a number of days through a web-based relationship software.
Bail circumstances embody a A$150,000 ($100,620) surety posted by an undisclosed particular person, give up of passport, twice each day police reporting, a curfew from 9 pm to six am, not contacting the complainant and a ban on accessing Tinder and relationship purposes.
Sri Lanka Cricket has fashioned a three-member panel together with a retired excessive court docket decide to research the allegations.