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Malinga accused of sexual harassment

Thursday - October 11, 2018 6:32 pm , Category : SPORTS
New Delhi Oct 11 (IANS) The #MeToo campaign hit the cricketing world on Thursday as Indian singer Chinmayi Sripaada accused Sri Lankan cricketer Lasith Malinga of assaulting a woman at a Mumbai hotel during an Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
Sripaada 34 shared a post on Twitter to narrate the alleged incident.
"I d like to remain anonymous. A few years back when I was in Mumbai I was looking for my friend in the hotel we were staying in. I bumped into a very famous Sri Lankan cricketer during the IPL season who said my friend was in his room " the famous singer s post read.
"I go in and she s not. He then pushed me in the bed and proceeded to climb onto my face. Mind you I m tall and about same body weight & I couldn t fight him back. I closed my eyes and mouth but he used my face. Then the hotel staff knocked on the door to replenish the bar which he went to open the door. I quickly ran into the washroom washed my face and left as soon as the hotel staff left. I was humiliated. I knew people would say that you knowingly went to his room he s famous you wanted it or worse you deserve it " the post further read.
However Sripaada didn t mention her friend s name who too did not name any cricketer in her post.
Significantly Malinga is one of Sri Lanka s greatest bowlers with 306 ODI wickets and 90 T20I wickets.
Earlier on Wednesday an Indian flight attendant had had accused Sri Lanka s World Cup-winning captain Arjuna Ranatunga of sexually harassing her.

--IANS kk/ajb/sed