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Nuwan Kulasekara arrested, bailed out after fatal road accident

AP
Published Sep 20, 2016, 11:19 am IST
Updated Sep 20, 2016, 11:21 am IST
The car Kulasekara was driving collided with a motorbike, killing the rider on the spot.
In June, Nuwan Kulasekara announced retirement from Test cricket after 21 matches to concentrate on one-day internationals and Twenty20 games. (Photo: AFP)
 In June, Nuwan Kulasekara announced retirement from Test cricket after 21 matches to concentrate on one-day internationals and Twenty20 games. (Photo: AFP)

Colombo: Sri Lankan cricketer Nuwan Kulasekara has been arrested and released on bail after he was involved in a fatal road accident.

The accident occurred Monday when the car Kulasekara was driving collided with a motorbike, killing the rider on the spot.

 

Citing initial investigations, Sri Lanka Cricket said the motorbike rider had lost control while trying to overtake a bus and was flung into Kulasekara's path.

The 34-year-old seam bowler last played for Sri Lanka in March in a World T20 game against the West Indies and had been overlooked for the tour of England and the home series against Australia that followed.

In June he announced retirement from Test cricket after 21 matches to concentrate on one-day internationals and Twenty20 games.

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Location: Sri Lanka, Western, Colombo




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