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Nuwan Kulasekara released on bail after fatal road accident

Updated: Sep 20, 2016 13:39 IST

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Sept.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been released on bail after he was involved in a fatal road accident that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old motorcyclist.

The accident took place on Monday when Kulasekara, who was returning to Colombo from Kandy, collided with the motorcyclist who had lost control of his bike while coming from the opposite direction.

"Preliminary inquiries have revealed that Kulasekara was returning to Colombo from Kandy , when the unfortunate motorcycle rider who was travelling in the opposite direction had lost control of his bike whilst trying to overtake a bus and got flung into Kulasekara's path," the Sri Lanka Cricket confirmed.

The 34-year-old, who retired from Test cricket in June in order to focus on his limited-overs career, is currently released on bail by the Kadawatha Chief Magistrate pending completion of the investigation.(ANI)