Akila Dananjaya is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler. He made his international debut for Sri Lanka on 12 September 2012. His career is full of controversy.
Akila Dananjaya Personal details
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|Full name||Mahamarakkala Kurukulasooriya Patabendige Akila Dananjaya Perera|
|Father’s name||Sunil Perera|
|Mother’s name||Not known|
|Birthplace||Panadura, Sri Lanka|
|Age (Till Now)||28 Years|
|Hometown||Panadura, Sri Lanka|
Mahanama Navodya Vidyalaya, Panadura, Sri Lanka
Akila Dananjaya Physical statistics:
|Height (approx.)||5 ft. 7 inches|
|Weight (approx.)||65 kg|
|Chest measurement (approx.)||40 inches|
|Waist measurement (approx.)||32 inches|
|Biceps measurement (approx.)||14 inches|
Akila Dananjaya Career
Akila Dananjaya started his career at Wayamba United in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League in 2012. Later in the 2013 IPL auctions, he was sold to the Chennai Super Kings for his base price of $20,000. In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction. In March 2018, he was named in Galle’s squad for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament. He also played for Colombo’s squad.
Later he made his T20 International debut for Sri Lanka on 27 September 2012, against New Zealand. he also made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka on 12 November 2012, against the same team. He is said to have seven variations, including the leg-break, googly, carrom ball, doosra, and his stock off-spinner. In December 2018, he was suspended from bowling in international matches and in march 2019 for 12 months due to an illegal bowling action.
|Profession||Sri Lankan Cricketer|
|Net worth||$ 1-5 Million|
|Batting style||Left Handed Batsman|
|Bowling style||Right-arm off-break Bowler|
|ODI debut||Played on 12.11.2012 against New Zealand|
|Last ODI||Played on 23.07.2021 against India|
|T-20 debut||Played on 27.09.2012 against New Zealand|
|Last T-20||Played on 29.07.2021 against India|
|Test debut||Played on 08.02.2018 against Bangladesh|
|Last Test||Played on 14.08.2019 against New Zealand|
Akila Dananjaya Controversy:
- In December 2018, he was suspended from bowling in international matches for 5 years due to an illegal bowling action.
- In March 2019, he was suspended from bowling in international matches for 12 months due to an illegal bowling action.
Interesting facts about Akila Dananjaya:
- Akila Dananjaya started his career at Wayamba United in 2012.
- In 2013, he was in a part for Chennai Super Kings, and in 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians.
- He is said to have seven variations, including the leg-break, googly, carrom ball, doosra, and his stock off-spinner.
- He made his T20 and ODI debut against New Zealand in 2012.
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