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Sri Lanka Mendis released on bail

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Published: 15:27, 6 July 2020   Update: 15:18, 26 July 2020

Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Mendis released on bail on Monday, a day after he was arrested for running over a 64-year old-man in Panadura, just south of Colombo.

An additional magistrate of Panadura granted the bail on two sureties worth 1 million Sri Lankan rupees.

The magistrate further ordered Mendis to compensate worth 1 million rupees to the victim’s family, who succumbed to his injuries and passed away.

Meanwhile, the driving license of Mendis has been temporarily suspended by the court, the next hearing is scheduled for September 9.

Kusal has represented Sri Lanka in 44 Tests, 76 ODIs and 26 T20Is, and was part of the Sri Lankan squad that underwent a training camp in Pallekele earlier in the week. _Agencies

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