Dasun Shanaka      

Full name Madagamagamage Dasun Shanaka

Born September 9, 1991, Negombo

Current age 27 years 68 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, 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 Insights on test 3 6 1 29 17 5.80 60 48.33 0 0 2 2 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 18 15 1 325 66 23.21 279 116.48 0 2 26 18 2 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 26 26 5 329 54 15.66 291 113.05 0 1 23 19 4 0
First-class 53 74 9 2584 127 39.75 3752 68.86 6 15 238 95 38 0
List A 80 63 13 1180 78 23.60 1337 88.25 0 5 71 56 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 61 56 12 1295 131* 29.43 856 151.28 3 3 86 91 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 3 4 439 261 9 3/46 5/112 29.00 3.56 48.7 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 18 9 180 183 7 5/43 5/43 26.14 6.10 25.7 0 1 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 26 13 139 172 9 3/16 3/16 19.11 7.42 15.4 0 0 0
First-class 53 56 2698 1675 57 6/69 8/84 29.38 3.72 47.3 0 1 0
List A 80 40 1074 999 36 5/43 5/43 27.75 5.58 29.8 0 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 61 26 307 449 13 3/16 3/16 34.53 8.77 23.6 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 Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 1, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 27-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Galle v Kandy at Hambantota, Apr 21-24, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 6, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 27 Oct 2018 T20I # 703
18 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 23 Oct 2018 ODI # 4058 Insights on
66 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 20 Oct 2018 ODI # 4055 Insights on
21 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 17 Oct 2018 ODI # 4054 Insights on
8 Sri Lanka v England Dambulla 13 Oct 2018 ODI # 4053 Insights on
- Sri Lanka v England Dambulla 10 Oct 2018 ODI # 4052 Insights on
0 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Abu Dhabi 17 Sep 2018 ODI # 4038 Insights on
0/19, 7 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dubai (DSC) 15 Sep 2018 ODI # 4036 Insights on
0/40, 105* Kandy v Galle Pallekele 30 Aug 2018 T20
1/28, 60* Kandy v Colombo Pallekele 29 Aug 2018 T20
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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Oct 20, 2018

Dasun Shanaka pulls through the leg side, Sri Lanka v England, 4th ODI, Pallekele, October 20, 2018

Dasun Shanaka pulls through the leg side

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Aug 12, 2018

Kagiso Rabada appeals against Dasun Shanaka, Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo, August 12, 2018

Kagiso Rabada appeals against Dasun Shanaka

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Aug 8, 2018

Dasun Shanaka celebrates his fifty, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, August 8, 2018

Dasun Shanaka celebrates his fifty

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