Forward of Sri Lanka’s West Indies tour, the staff is struck with a shocking scenario. In a surprising incident, father of batsman Dhananjaya de Silva is shot useless in Rathmalana, south of Colombo, by unidentified gunman. The incident occurred at round 8:30 PM, on Friday evening. Mr. Rajan was a councilor of Dehiwala Mt. Lavinia Metropolis Council. He was elected solely a few months again in February. As an impression of the incident, Dhananjaya de Silva has withdrawn from the West Indies tour. He was within the squad getting ready to depart for West Indies for the Take a look at sequence. In an announcement, the participant acknowledged that he’s shocked and unhappy to tell concerning the unlucky demise of his father. He stated, it’s virtually on an eve of a vital Take a look at sequence and tour of the West Indies. The batsman requested everybody to uphold them in prayers on behalf of his Mom and fast members of the family. He additionally thanked his followers, fellow cricketers and the fraternity for his or her issues and sympathies. He wished a easiest West Indies tour to his staff, saying his coronary heart might be at all times with staff Sri Lanka. Dhananjaya de Silva was chosen for the take a look at sequence in West Indies after taking part in a pair spectacular matches. He thumped a century in Delhi adopted by one other Take a look at ton in Chittagong. In January, the participant turned the quickest Sri Lanka batsman to achieve 1000 Take a look at runs taking part in solely 13 Take a look at matches until date. He has additionally performed 17 ODIs. The Sri Lanka squad visited Kalubowila Hospital on the evening of the incident. There was no delay within the scheduled departure of the staff, nevertheless, there are prospects for the plans to alter. Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala supported the participant saying SLC will take each measure to help him right now of “sorrow and grief.” He stated, he can have the time to beat the good ache and struggling attributable to the tragedy. SLC introduced an official launch to handle the incident. He thumped a century in Delhi adopted by one other Take a look at ton in Chittagong. In January, the participant turned the quickest Sri Lanka batsman to achieve 1000 Take a look at runs taking part in solely 13 Take a look at matches until date. He has additionally performed 17 ODIs.