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Rumours about Dilshan not true: Mahela

9 March 2011 01:35 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Sri Lanka team vice captain Mahela Jayawardene laughed off the rumours about star player Tillekratne Dilshan failing a dope test at the ICC World Cup, saying that the opener had not even been tested at the tournament.

"I don't know how he can test positive because he has not been tested at the World Cup. The only two players from our team that were tested were Ajantha Mendis and Chamara Silva after our last game. Before that no one was tested. So Dilshan was not tested for doping, but I don't know if he had been tested for something else." Jayawardene told the international media at a media conference on Wednesday.

The Pakistani journalist who raised the question said that a Sri Lankan radio station had announced the alleged dope test failure.

  Comments - 3

  • Konde bendapu china Wednesday, 09 March 2011 01:43 PM

    Do not fall to a those traps ,they are trying psychological demoralize of our team

    amarasiri Wednesday, 09 March 2011 02:23 PM

    do or die, Austrtalian will take the more bold voice, no more drama, no more slongans

    costner Wednesday, 09 March 2011 02:56 PM

    What is wrong with our media people? Why are you trying to demoralize our players? Let them finish the tournament first and then try to find out the truth. Also these questions should be directed to officials of the SL cricket and not directly to players.

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