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| On Jun 3, 2019 5:17 PM IST

Nuwan Pradeep (Sri Lankan Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More


Sri-Lankan fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep is one of the fast bowling hopes for Sri Lankan cricket. With an unorthodox bowling action, he made life difficult for batsmen in the domestic circuit.


Name: Nuwan Pradeep 

Nickname: Siraa

Role: Bowler


Cricket Career

International Debut

Test: vs Pakistan Jul 31, 2011, at Abu Dhabi

ODI: vs India Jul 31, 2012, at Colombo

T20I: vs England Jul 15, 2016

Career Turning Point: NA

Jersey Number: NA

Major Teams:  Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Burgher Recreation Club, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club



  • He shot into prominence after winning a bowling speed contest, earning a national test call up less than 3 years.
  • He shot into fame with figures of 4-29 against the English side at Derby in 2011

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children

Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Wife: Nilakshi Champika

Marriage Date: 07th May 2015

Children: NA


Awards and recognitions





Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5ft 10 in

Weight (approx.): 72 kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black 


Personal Life

Date of Birth: 19th October 1986

Age (as on May 2019): 32 Years

Birth Place: Negombo, Sri Lanka

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Libra

Nationality: Sri Lankan 

School: Vidhyaloka Maha Vidyalaya, Katana

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA

Signature: NA



Father: NA

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Christianity 

Address: Negombo, in Sri Lanka




Hobbies: Na

Cricketers: Lasith Malinga

Cricket Ground: NA

Athletes: NA

Food: NA

Artists: NA

Films: NA

Destinations: NA

Tattoos: NA

Smoking/Drinking: NA


Style Quotient

Cars Collection: One


Lesser Known Facts

Despite being a national cricketer, he had never actually played the game unit he was 20.

After his tremendous performance in the contest of 2007, he straight away sent to Sri Lanka Cricket Academy.


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