Dasun Shanaka      

Full name Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka

Born September 9, 1991, Negombo

Current age 26 years 70 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education ,St. Peters College - Negombo, Maristella College

Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 2 0 4 4 2.00 17 23.52 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 9 7 1 119 42 19.83 104 114.42 0 0 11 5 2 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 16 16 1 167 54 11.13 160 104.37 0 1 10 11 3 0
First-class 44 60 7 2000 127 37.73 2860 69.93 5 11 180 82 31 0
List A 58 43 9 655 60* 19.26 801 81.77 0 1 42 27 31 0
T20s Insights on t20 42 37 6 766 131* 24.70 511 149.90 2 1 43 61 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 1 78 46 3 3/46 3/46 15.33 3.53 26.0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 9 7 150 144 6 5/43 5/43 24.00 5.76 25.0 0 1 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 16 10 98 128 6 3/16 3/16 21.33 7.83 16.3 0 0 0
First-class 44 42 1777 1079 39 6/69 8/84 27.66 3.64 45.5 0 1 0
List A 58 27 696 636 18 5/43 5/43 35.33 5.48 38.6 0 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 42 17 164 240 8 3/16 3/16 30.00 8.78 20.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, May 19-21, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin (Malahide), Jun 16, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Nov 27, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 29, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 27-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Florence Hall, Oct 19-21, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 6, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), Apr 29, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 29, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 0/36 Sri Lankans v Ind Pres XI Kolkata 11 Nov 2017 Other
0/13, 54 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Lahore 29 Oct 2017 T20I # 629
1, 0/12 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 27 Oct 2017 T20I # 627
0, 0/3 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 26 Oct 2017 T20I # 625
102*, 60, 0/10 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Florence Hall 19 Oct 2017 FC
0/19, 20, 1 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Florence Hall 11 Oct 2017 FC
0 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 6 Sep 2017 T20I # 618
2/63, 0 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 29 Apr 2017 LA
9 Kandy v Kegalle Colombo (PSS) 31 Mar 2017 LA
11, 1/21 Kandy v Jaffna Colombo (CCC) 29 Mar 2017 LA
Profile

An explosive middle-order batsman, and steady right-arm seam bowler, Dasun Shanaka worked his way into Sri Lanka's T20 side through several seasons of good performances for Sinhalese Sports Club. Born and educated in Negombo, Shanaka made his T20 international debut against Pakistan in August 2015, but it wasn't until the following domestic season that he achieved wide acclaim. Batting at No. 4 in an AIA Premier T20 match against Saracens Sports Club, Shanaka struck a Sri Lankan record 16 sixes in an innings worth 123 from 46 balls. That wasn't even his biggest T20 score of the last week. He had hit 131 off 48 balls against Galle Cricket Club one week earlier.

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Nov 17, 2017

High-fives gone painfully, but gleefully wrong, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 2nd day, Kolkata, November 17, 2017

High-fives gone painfully, but gleefully wrong

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Nov 17, 2017

Dasun Shanaka had Ajinkya Rahane early on the second morning, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 2nd day, Kolkata, November 17, 2017

Dasun Shanaka had Ajinkya Rahane early on the second morning

© BCCI

Oct 20, 2017

Dasun Shanaka swipes one into the leg side en route to his century, West Indies A v Sri Lanka A, Florence Hall, October 20, 2017

Dasun Shanaka swipes one into the leg side en route to his century

© CWI Media/Philip Spooner

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