Legend Sri Lankan Cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya’s Death News are Fake

Sanath Jaysuriya's file image . Credit -AFP

Sanath jayasuriya Alive and well 

Digital desk : Fake News alert . News about legendary Sri Lankan Cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya’s death has been doing rounds on Social media are fake & hoax. A website called CBTV published an article on 21st May 2019 that “Man knocked down by vehicle in Toronto identified as former Sri Lankan Cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya” . As per the article Sanath Jayasuriya died in a car accident in Canada.

The news is totally fake and hoax. Sanath Jayasuriya is alive and well . An unverified Twitter account by the name of Sanath Jayasuriya tweeted saying ” please disregard fake news by malicious websites regarding my health and well being. I am in Sri Lanka and have not visited Canada recently. Please avoid sharing fake news. ”

However, this fake news already viral in India and many legendary persons express their concern on twitter . India’s Spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin took to twitter to express his disbelief asked if the news was true .

Bollywood actress Arshad Warsi also twitted “the news is so shocking and sad ”

Fake Alert 

A Screenshot of CBTV’s post

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