Dasun Shanaka      

Full name Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka

Born September 9, 1991, Negombo

Current age 28 years 95 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Comilla Warriors, Montreal Tigers, 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 3 6 1 29 17 5.80 60 48.33 0 0 2 2 1 0
ODIs 22 19 1 468 68 26.00 404 115.84 0 3 39 24 3 0
T20Is 35 35 7 434 54 15.50 386 112.43 0 1 29 24 7 0
First-class 56 78 9 2705 127 39.20 3921 68.98 6 16 250 99 39 0
List A 96 75 15 1592 78 26.53 1674 95.10 0 7 104 76 38 0
T20s 81 76 17 1721 131* 29.16 1166 147.59 3 6 113 118 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 4 439 261 9 3/46 5/112 29.00 3.56 48.7 0 0 0
ODIs 22 12 282 274 10 5/43 5/43 27.40 5.82 28.2 0 1 0
T20Is 35 14 145 182 10 3/16 3/16 18.20 7.53 14.5 0 0 0
First-class 56 61 2902 1789 59 6/69 8/84 30.32 3.69 49.1 0 1 0
List A 96 52 1381 1269 44 5/43 5/43 28.84 5.51 31.3 0 1 0
T20s 81 35 401 589 18 3/16 3/16 32.72 8.81 22.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, May 19-21, 2016 scorecard
Last Test India v Sri Lanka at Nagpur, Nov 24-27, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin (Malahide), Jun 16, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Oct 2, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Oct 30, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 27-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Sinhalese Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Feb 7-10, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 6, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Oct 2, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Comilla Warriors v Rangpur Rangers at Dhaka, Dec 11, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
75*, 0/6 Warriors v Rangers Dhaka 11 Dec 2019 T20
0/20 Arabians v Gladiators Abu Dhabi 24 Nov 2019 Other OD
14, 0/34 Arabians v Qalandars Abu Dhabi 23 Nov 2019 Other OD
1/23 Arabians v Bangla Tiger Abu Dhabi 22 Nov 2019 Other OD
18*, 0/20 Arabians v Delhi Bulls Abu Dhabi 21 Nov 2019 Other OD
0* Arabians v Tuskers Abu Dhabi 20 Nov 2019 Other OD
- Arabians v Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi 18 Nov 2019 Other OD
16 Arabians v Qalandars Abu Dhabi 17 Nov 2019 Other OD
37* Arabians v Warriors Abu Dhabi 15 Nov 2019 Other OD
1 Sri Lanka v Australia Brisbane 30 Oct 2019 T20I # 988
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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Dec 11, 2019

Dasun Shanaka hit nine sixes on his way to 75 not out, Comilla Warriors v Rangpur Rangers, Bangladesh Premier League, Dhaka, December 11, 2019

Dasun Shanaka hit nine sixes on his way to 75 not out

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Dec 10, 2019

Captains of six of the seven BPL teams line up on the eve of the tournament, Dhaka, December 10, 2019

Captains of six of the seven BPL teams line up on the eve of the tournament

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Oct 7, 2019

Sri Lanka's players get together after sealing the series, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Lahore, October 7, 2019

Sri Lanka's players get together after sealing the series

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