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Dhananjaya de Silva

Allrounder

RUNS
1696
AVERAGE
34.61

Dhananjaya de Silva

Allrounder

RUNS
814
AVERAGE
25.44

Dhananjaya de Silva

Allrounder

RUNS
257
AVERAGE
19.77

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
28
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Colombo

COUNTRY

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Bio

A technically correct top-order batsman from the southern reaches of the island, Dhananjaya de Silva briefly caught the national selectors' eye in 2015.

He made his T20 debut that year, before debuting in the two remaining formats in 2016.

He has already impressed in the five-day format, make two centuries in his first 10 Tests.

MATCHES
28
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
135
BEST BATTING
173
BEST BOWLING
3-25
Bowling
WICKETS
18
AVERAGE
47.7
ECONOMY
3.41
S/R
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1696
INNINGS
53
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
34.61
100s
5
50s
6
MATCHES
42
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
169
BEST BATTING
84
BEST BOWLING
3-32
Bowling
WICKETS
22
AVERAGE
40.9
ECONOMY
5.25
S/R
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
814
INNINGS
39
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
25.44
100s
0
50s
4
MATCHES
13
DEBUT
2015
CAP NO
53
BEST BATTING
62
BEST BOWLING
2-22
Bowling
WICKETS
5
AVERAGE
20
ECONOMY
6.67
S/R
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
257
INNINGS
13
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
19.77
100s
0
50s
1

De Silva exits to rare dismissal

Dhananjaya de Silva brought about his own demise early on day three in Canberra, out hit wicket as he took evasive action from a Mitchell Starc bouncer


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Proteas power past Sri Lanka in Jo'Burg

South Africa piled on 426 at the Wanderers after Hashim Amla's masterclass, reducing Sri Lanka to 4-80 on day two


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Herath joins five-wicket Test elite

Rangana Herath became just the third bowler to pick up five-wicket hauls against all nine Test opponents on day three against Zimbabwe in Harare


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Ten leading Sri Lankan players have opted out of upcoming limited-overs tour of Pakistan due to security reasons


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Sri Lanka rout Proteas for record total

Hosts continue momentum to win sole T20I in Colombo


SL player out of tour after father's murder

Allrounder Dhananjaya de Silva won't travel to West Indies after tragic death of his father in Colombo


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