Dasun Shanaka Full Biography Srilankan Cricketer, Records, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


Dasun Shanaka Full Biography



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.


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
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Bowling Career Summary
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Source: ESPN


Highlighted Records of Dasun Shanaka

  • NA

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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