[caption id="attachment_822911" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-822911" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Dimuth-Karunaratne-AFP.jpg" alt="" width="628" height="314" /> Karunaratne, 30, was taken before a magistrate who suspended his driving licence and fixed a trial for May 2. @ AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/sri-lanka/">Sri Lanka</a>'s Test captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/dimuth-karunaratne/">Dimuth Karunaratne</a> apologised Monday for his "unbecoming behaviour" after being <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/dimuth-karunaratne-arrested-over-drink-driving-822099">arrested for drink-driving</a> in an accident that left a taxi driver injured. <p></p> <p></p>Karunaratne, 30, was taken before a magistrate who suspended his driving licence and fixed a trial for May 2. The cricket star was also asked to take a medical test. (<strong>ALSO READ: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/dimuth-karunaratne-arrested-over-drink-driving-822099">Dimuth Karunaratne arrested over drink driving</a></strong>) <p></p> <p></p>Police told the court that while driving under the influence of liquor, Karunaratne went through a red light and hit a taxi whose driver was hospitalised for minor injuries after the pre-dawn crash on Sunday. <p></p> <p></p>"My actions were utterly unbecoming of a Sri Lankan national cricketer and I do apologise to all of you for this incident," Karunaratne said in a statement. (<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/dimuth-karunaratne-in-contention-to-captain-sri-lanka-at-icc-world-cup-2019-816642"><strong>ALSO READ:</strong> Dimuth Karunaratne in contention to captain Sri Lanka at ICC World Cup 2019</a>) <p></p> <p></p>The incident came as Sri Lanka decides who will be captain for the national team at the World Cup starting in England on May 30. <p></p> <p></p>Karunaratne, who led Sri Lanka to a stunning Test series victory against South Africa last month, had been one of the favourites for the position. <p></p> <p></p>Sri Lanka's cricket board said in a statement it would investigate the incident "in order to take necessary action."