What: The former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya died in an accident in Canada
What truth: Jayasuriya himself confirmed; Said – This news is fake, I have not been to Canada in the last few days
Fact Check Desk News about Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya's death is getting viral on social media. In a news published on May 21 by CBTV, it was claimed that Jayasurya died in an accident in Canada. It was reported in the news that the accident occurred when Honda Civic fell, in which one person died. The person was identified as Sanath Jayasuriya. After coming to the news, many users started tweeting on Twitter. Cricketer Ashwin Ravindran tweeted and asked if this news is true?
The claim made by the website is completely false and Sanath Jayasuriya is right. They have not gone to Canada in the last few days. After being viral of this news, Jayasuriya himself tweeted that it was a fake news. I am in Sri Lanka and not only in Canada.
Please disregard fake news by malicious websites
I am in Sri Lanka and have not visited Canada recently.
– Sanath Jayasuriya (@ Sanath07) May 21, 2019
After this many other users also tweeted on Twitter that there was no accident with Jayasurya. Do not believe in fake reports.
Earlier, the cricketer Ashwin Ravicharan tweeted and asked if is this news true?
Is the news on Sanath Jayasuriya true ?? I got a news update on what's an app but see nothing here on Twitter !!
– Ashwin Ravichandran (@ ashwinravi99) May 27, 2019
Film actor Arshad Warsi also tweeted and thanked God for getting Jayasurya's rightful salute.
This news is so shocking & sad … https: //t.co/NvinJ227k2
– Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) May 27, 2019