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| On Updated : Jun 19, 2019 3:54 PM IST

Dhananjaya de Silva (Sri Lanka): Profile, Records, Girlfriend, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Dhananjaya de Silva started his career as a top-order batsman but over-time became an all-rounder who contributes in every department for the side.

Name: Dhananjaya de Silva

Nickname: de Silva

Role: All-rounder

Cricket Career


Test Debut: vs Australia at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Jul 26, 2016

ODI Debut: vs Ireland at The Village on Jun 16, 2016

T20I Debut: vs Pakistan at R.Premadasa Stadium on Jul 30, 2015

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Major Teams: Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka A, Ragama Cricket Club, Kandurata Maroons, Badureliya Sports Club, and Sri Lanka.




Personal Life

Date of Birth: 6 September 1991

Age (as of May 2019): 28 years

Birth Place: Hambantota, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Nationality: Sri Lanka

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School:  Deberawea Central College

College: Mahanama College and Richmond College In Gelle

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Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

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Awards and recognitions

  • Named the Test Batsman of the Year at Sri Lanka Cricket's annual awards in 2017.


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Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

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Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Brown


Father: Ranjan de Silva

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Address: Balangoda, Sri Lanka


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Cricketers: Sachin Tendulkar, Chris Gayle

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Food: Fast foods, French Recipes

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Destinations: New York

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