Sri Lanka cricketer Kusal Perera to be compensated over drug charge

ECONOMYNEXT – Cricketer Kusal Perera will be compensated for being falsely accused of taking performance enhancing drugs, Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Thilanga Sumathipala said

"Never ever in the history of world cricket has (compensation) been paid to anybody," he said. "This is the first time."

He will be paid costs and compensated for the damage done to his reputation, Sumathipala said.

Sri Lanka Cricket was being supported by the International Cricket Council to make the claim from the International Anti Doping Agency.

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