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Australian streaker jailed in Sri Lanka for ‘indecent exposur’ in Kandy Test

Naked ground invader was put behind bars for ‘indecent exposure’ and was also handed a fine of 3,000 Sri Lankan rupees for being intoxicated.

Sri Lanka vs Australia, Australia vs Sri Lanka, SL vs Aus, Aus vs SL, Sri Lanka vs Australia test match, Sri Lanka cricket, Australia cricket, Cricket Australia, Cricket During a rain delay, the man ran towards the playing surface naked and slid along the covers brought on to protect the ground from rain.

An Australian streaker has been fined and jailed for a week after running onto the field during the first day of the opening Test between Sri Lanka and Australia at Kandy’s Pallekele.

According to news.com.au, the naked ground invader was put behind bars for ‘indecent exposure’ and was also handed a fine of 3,000 Sri Lankan rupees for being intoxicated.

During a rain delay, the man ran towards the playing surface naked and slid along the covers brought on to protect the ground from rain.

Although he successfully evaded the tackle attempt by an armed police commando on the ground, he was arrested later.

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Streaking at sporting events is considered as offensive in Sri Lanka, which is predominantly a country following Buddhism.

First published on: 28-07-2016 at 02:29:08 am
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