Cricket: Pace sensation Malinga accused of sexual assault as disturbing details emerge

first_imgAdvertisementImage Courtesy: DNA IndiaThe existential crisis of Sri Lankan cricket is hit with yet another nail as veteran pacer Lasith Malinga is the next name to be accused of sexual assault.The incident was revealed by singer Chinmayi Sripaada, who claimed that the cricketer sexually assaulted a woman at a hotel in Mumbai during an IPL season.Lasith Malinga has been a vital cog of the Mumbai Indians’ bowling setup over the years and has gone on to become the highest wicket-taker in the history of the competition with 154 scalps in 110 matches.Further details have been shed on the alleged incident which are disturbing, to say the least. Sripaada took to Twitter to disclose the details behind the incident. You can check out the Tweet right below.Cricketer Lasith Malinga.— Chinmayi Sripaada (@Chinmayi) October 11, 2018This encounter only adds salt to the wounds in Sri Lankan cricket as recently, former Sri Lankan skipper Arjuna Ranatunga was accused of sexual assault as well by an Indian flight attendant.The flight attendant took to social media to reveal the incident where she mentions that the World Cup-winning captain harassed her sexually while also stating that the hotel reception personnel ignored her pleas when she asked for help.There has been a wholesome wake in the country with eye-opening cases of sexual harassment cases over the nation. #MeToo has made its first mark on the sport.Read Also:Nepal trump China in a second bizarre cricketing encounter in two daysIndia far from the finished article in Test Cricket, says Rahul Dravid Advertisementlast_img read more

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Hong Kong – Reported by Elite Traveler the Privat

first_imgHong Kong – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle MagazineThe Asian Contemporary Art & Chinese 20th Century Art Evening Sale on 27 November at Hong Kong realised HK$281,255,000 / US$ 36,225,644, with 84% sold by lot and 78% sold by value. 7 artists’ record were set, including Potted Chrysanthemum in a Blue and White Jardiniére by Sanyu which was also the top lot of the sale by fetching HK$53,300,000 / US$6,865,040.Comments from Eric Chang, International Director of Asian Contemporary Art & Chinese 20th Century Art: “The strong results of our Asian Contemporary Art and Chinese 20th Century Art Evening Sale, which totalled HK$ 281,255,000 (US$36,225,644/ GBP 23,231,663), show solid demand for both categories of art, with six lots selling for over HK$10 million. Seven records were achieved for works by artists across a broad spectrum of Chinese artists such as Sanyu, Yee Bon, Wang Guangyi, Zhan Wang, and Mao Xuhui, and Japanese artists such as Aya Takano and Tatsuo Miyajima. As we can see from the intense competition that resulted in top prices for works by blue-chip artists such as Wu Guangzhong and Zeng Fanzhi, the market for Chinese 20th Century and Contemporary art continues to be steady and healthy. Asian buying remains strong, making the winning bids for nine out of our top ten works, among a global buying base. We look forward to continuing the momentum at our Day Sales on November 28th, 2010.”www.christies.comlast_img read more

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