They alleged the woman met Gunathilaka, who was in Sydney for the Twenty20 World Cup, after communicating with him for several days on a dating app before the assault on Wednesday.
Set a target of 314 to win, Sri Lanka got home with two balls and four wickets in hand as Charith Asalanka starred with an unbeaten 83 off 72 balls with five fours and four sixes.
Sri Lanka, 148-4, wasn't really tested during the run chase as Dhananjaya de Silva posted a half-century to see his team through.
There can be yet another chance for the cricket lovers to rejoice as Asia Cup is likely to be moved to the UAE, according to reports swirling in the corridors of the sports fraternity. Asia Cup, which was supposed to be held in Sri Lanka from Aug.27-Sept.15, can be moved to either the UAE or Bangladesh,
Set a tricky 292 to win after a Travis Head 70, the hosts won comfortably with nine balls to spare in Colombo, in their second straight victory in the five-match series.
Indian women will play a three ODI series in the captaincy of the Harmanpreet Kaur against Sri Lanka’s 19-member squad, which is being led by Chamari Athapaththu.
Nathan Lyon took his 20th five-wicket haul to bowl Sri Lanka out for 212 before Australia reached 98-3 at stumps on the opening day of the first cricket Test.
Glenn Phillips hit the second century of the Twenty20 World Cup to put New Zealand on course for a semi-final place with a comprehensive 65-run win over Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday.
Jan Frylinck smashed 44 runs and took two wickets as Namibia hammered Asia Cup champions Sri Lanka by 55 runs to cause a major upset in the opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup on Sunday.