Dasun Shanaka Full Biography

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Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who made his international debut in Sri Lanka cricket team in August 2015. He is right handed batsman and Right-arm medium pacer. Dasun Shanaka was born in September 09, 1991 at Negombo, Sri Lanka and completed his education from St. Peters College – Negombo, Maristella College.

Dasun Shanka is currently captain of Sri Lankan cricket team in ODI and T20I format. With his ability of destructive batting and bowling, Shanaka is one of the best all-rounder of his team and always contribute whenever it’s needed. He made his international debut against Pakistan in T20I in 2015. He married her love of his life Chevanthi in the year of 2020.

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Dasun Shanaka Basic Information 

  • Name: Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka
  • Nickname: Dasun Shanaka
  • Role: All-rounder
  • Batting Style: Right-handed batsman
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Dasun Shanaka Physical Appearance

 

  • Height (approx.): 6 feet (183 cm)
  • Weight (approx.): 70 kgs
  • Eye Colour: Black
  • Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life Of Dasun Shanaka

  • Date of Birth: September 09, 1991
  • Age:  30 years (As of 2021)
  • Birth Place: Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Nationality: Sri Lankan
  • School: St. Peters College – Negombo, Maristella College
  • College: NA
  • Educational Qualifications: NA
  • Net Worth: $1 – $5 million

Dasun Shanaka Family & Religion

  • Father: NA
  • Mother: NA
  • Siblings: NA
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Chevanthi Shanaka
  • Coach/Mentor: NA
  • Religion: NA
  • Caste: NA
  • Address: Sri Lanka

Cricket Career Of Dasun Shanaka

Internation Debuts

  • Test: England vs Sri Lanka at Leeds (May 19, 2016)
  • ODI: Ireland vs Sri Lanka at Dublin (June 16, 2016)
  • T20: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan at Colombo (August 01, 2015)
  • Jersey Number: #7(Sri Lanka National Cricket Team)
  • Major Teams: Sri Lanka, Comilla Warriors, Cumilla Warriors, Dambulla Viiking, Montreal Tigers, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka Under-19s
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

 

Batting & Fielding Career Summary
Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 6 12 2 140 66* 14.00 276 50.72 0 1 9 7 4 0
ODI 31 28 2 666 68 25.61 691 96.38 0 3 48 29 4 0
T20I 46 44 8 567 54 15.75 528 107.38 0 2 36 29 14 0
FC 65 94 10 3337 130 39.72 4900 68.10 9 18 309 113 45 0
List A 108 86 17 1859 78 26.94 2005 92.71 0 7 118 85 41 0
T20 114 106 22 2466 131* 29.35 1683 146.52 3 11 172 156 38 0
Bowling Career Summary
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Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 6 8 762 431 13 3/46 5/112 33.15 3.39 58.60 0 0 0
ODI 31 15 390 355 12 5/43 5/43 29.58 5.46 32.50 0 1 0
T20I 46 20 223 265 14 3/16 3/16 18.92 7.13 15.90 0 0 0
FC 65 73 3585 2213 64 6/69 8/84 34.57 3.70 56.00 0 1 0
List A 108 57 1543 1389 50 5/43 5/43 27.78 5.40 30.80 0 1 0
T20 114 57 725 1044 33 3/16 3/16 31.63 8.64 21.90 0 0 0

Source: ESPN

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Highlighted Records of Dasun Shanaka

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Dasun Shanaka Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Sports, Listening Music, Cricket etc.
  • Favorite Batsman: NA
  • Favorite Bowler: NA
  • Favorite Actor: NA
  • Favorite Actress: NA
  • Favorite Singer: NA
  • Food Habit: NA
  • Favorite Food: NA

Dasun Shanaka Relationship Status 

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Spouse: Chevanthi Shanaka
  • Marriage Date: September 05,202
  • Affairs/Girlfriend: NA
  • Children: NA

Dasun Shanaka Awards and Recognitions

  • Shanaka smashed record 16 sixes in an innings worth 123 runs from 46 balls in AIA Premier T20 2015-16 tournament against Saracens Sports Club.

Controversies did by Dasun Shanaka

  • After the lost against India in ODI series by 2-1 in July 2021, Dasun Shanaka and coach Mickey Arthuyr have indulged into heating arguement on-field.

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