Sri Lankan cricketer Danishka Gunathilaka has been arrested and charged over the alleged sexual assault of an Australian woman.

Sydney :Sri Lankan cricketer Danishka Gunathilaka has been arrested and charged over the alleged sexual assault of an Australian woman. Gunathilaka was escorted by police from the Sri Lankan hotel team hotel on Sussex Street, in Sydney, before 1am on Sunday.

Police allege he sexually assaulted a 29-year-old woman at a Rose Bay home last week and he has been charged with four counts of sexual assault without consent.

He has been refused bail and was scheduled to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today. NSW Police confirmed a Sri Lankan national had been arrested alleging the pair had met on a dating app.

The woman met with the man after communicating with him for a number of days via an online dating application; it's alleged he then sexually assaulted her on the evening of Wednesday 2 November 2022,' a spokesman said. 'As part of ongoing investigations, a crime scene examination was undertaken by specialist police at an address in Rose Bay yesterday. 'Following further inquiries, a 31-year-old man was arrested at a hotel on Sussex Street, Sydney, shortly before 1am today (Sunday 6 November). 'He was taken to Sydney City Police Station and charged with four counts of sexual intercourse without consent. 'The Sri Lankan national was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court via AVL today.'