Sri Lankan international cricket star Danushka Gunathilaka has been granted bail by an Australian court, after he agreed to offer up a $150,000 surety and wear a tracking bracelet to ensure he does not skip the country.
During a second bail application on Thursday, Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court heard that the cricketer’s alleged rape victim is being harassed by fans in Sri Lanka in multiple social media posts.
The multi-millionaire top order batsman – in his second week behind bars – appeared in court via video link, wearing prison greens, after hiring a new lawyer, the eminent barrister Murugan Thangaraj, SC.
The 31-year-old cricketer is charged with four counts of sexual intercourse without consent.
Mr Thangaraj offered to have his client wear a satellite tracking anklet…