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Dhananjaya de Silva

Allrounder

RUNS
1354
AVERAGE
36.59

Dhananjaya de Silva

Allrounder

RUNS
557
AVERAGE
26.52

Dhananjaya de Silva

Allrounder

RUNS
215
AVERAGE
23.89

Allrounder

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
27
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
20
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
135
BEST BATTING
173
BEST BOWLING
2-91
Bowling
WICKETS
7
AVERAGE
84.3
ECONOMY
3.59
S/R
140.7
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1354
INNINGS
39
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
36.59
100s
4
50s
5
MATCHES
27
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
169
BEST BATTING
84
BEST BOWLING
2-35
Bowling
WICKETS
10
AVERAGE
42.9
ECONOMY
5.3
S/R
48.6
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
557
INNINGS
25
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
26.52
100s
0
50s
4
MATCHES
9
DEBUT
2015
CAP NO
53
BEST BATTING
62
BEST BOWLING
2-22
Bowling
WICKETS
4
AVERAGE
16.8
ECONOMY
6.7
S/R
15
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
215
INNINGS
9
NOT OUTS
0
AVERAGE
23.89
100s
0
50s
1

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