Sri Lankan right-arm pacer Shehan Madushanka has been banned on an emergency basis after being caught with heroin. The fast bowler, who scored a hat-trick in his ODI debut, will be banned until the anti-drug cases are decided. Last Saturday, Madushanka was caught by the police with a quantity of heroin in his car near Arai village.
The Sri Lankan Cricket Board officially acknowledged this three days after the incident. Where the ban has been confirmed. Curfew is on in Sri Lanka at this time of coronavirus. Meanwhile, Madhushanka was driving with another person. Police recovered heroin from two villages near him during interrogation.
Police in the Pannala region of Sri Lanka immediately arrested the 25-year-old fast bowler on charges of illegal possession of drugs. He has been remanded for two weeks.