Dhananjaya de Silva      

Full name Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva

Born September 6, 1991, Colombo

Current age 26 years 229 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Badureliya Sports Club, Kandurata Maroons, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Debarawewa Central Hambantota, Mahanama College Colombo, Richmond College, Galle

Dhananjaya Maduranga de Silva
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 13 25 2 1066 173 46.34 1833 58.15 4 2 135 6 7 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 16 2 335 78* 23.92 451 74.27 0 3 38 0 8 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 7 7 0 167 62 23.85 154 108.44 0 1 10 2 2 0
First-class 69 123 5 4579 173 38.80 7384 62.01 13 20 543 59 69 0
List A 52 50 3 1248 132 26.55 1545 80.77 3 4 149 12 23 0
T20s Insights on t20 36 35 4 1006 81* 32.45 743 135.39 0 8 97 31 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 13 20 738 460 7 2/91 2/103 65.71 3.73 105.4 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 17 12 240 212 4 2/35 2/35 53.00 5.30 60.0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 7 3 24 23 1 1/3 1/3 23.00 5.75 24.0 0 0 0
First-class 69 82 3762 2137 74 6/33 9/41 28.87 3.40 50.8 3 1 0
List A 52 38 925 707 21 2/18 2/18 33.66 4.58 44.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 36 19 233 307 10 2/10 2/10 30.70 7.90 23.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 8-10, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin (Malahide), Jun 16, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jun 12, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Jul 30, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Jan 25, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Badureliya Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), May 6-8, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Kandy v Colombo at Hambantota, Apr 8-11, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Lankan Cricket Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo, Dec 11, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Saracens Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Katunayake, Mar 21, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Badureliya Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (SSC), Mar 27, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Galle Cricket Club at Katunayake, Feb 27, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2 Colombo v Kandy Hambantota 8 Apr 2018 FC
0/13, 66, 1/31 Colombo v Galle Hambantota 30 Mar 2018 FC
0, 1/16 Tamil Union v Saracens Katunayake 21 Mar 2018 LA
1/25, 122 Tamil Union v Bloomfield Colombo (Bloomfield) 18 Mar 2018 LA
0/15, 55 Tamil Union v Galle CC Katunayake 27 Feb 2018 T20
1/23, 0 Tamil Union v SL Air SC Welisara 25 Feb 2018 T20
0/25, 42 Tamil Union v Lankan CC Colombo (Bloomfield) 24 Feb 2018 T20
19, 28 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 8 Feb 2018 Test # 2296 Insights on
0/12, 173, 1/41 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Chittagong 31 Jan 2018 Test # 2295 Insights on
72, 2/34, 1, 2/60 Tamil Union v Chilaw Colombo (PSS) 12 Jan 2018 FC
Profile

A technically correct top-order batsman from the southern reaches of the island, Dhananjaya de Silva briefly caught the national selectors' eye in 2015, then went on to have a bumper domestic season that marked him out for more intensive national duty. De Silva had been picked on potential in Sri Lanka's mid-year T20s against Pakistan, in 2015, but didn't quite convince he was a T20 batsman, hitting 45 off 47 balls across two innings. What followed, though, was an emphatic blooming.

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Mar 5, 2018

Chandika Hathurusingha talks to Dhananjaya de Silva in training, Colombo, March 5, 2018

Chandika Hathurusingha talks to Dhananjaya de Silva in training

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Feb 9, 2018

Dhananjya de Silva lifts one over extra cover, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 2nd day, February 9, 2018

Dhananjya de Silva lifts one over extra cover

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Feb 7, 2018

Dhananjaya de Silva is attended to by the physio, Mirpur, February 7, 2018

Dhananjaya de Silva is attended to by the physio

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