Wanindu Hasaranga

Country: Sri Lanka
Born: July 29, 1997, Galle
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Legbreak
Playing role: Allrounder

Wanindu Hasaranga Bio

Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, commonly known as Wanindu Hasaranga, is a gifted cricketer from Sri Lanka. Born on July 29, 1997, in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka, Hasaranga has quickly risen through the ranks to become a prominent figure in Sri Lankan cricket.

Having attended Richmond College, a renowned cricketing institution in Sri Lanka, Hasaranga honed his skills and gained invaluable experience. He made a name for himself as a dominant lower-middle order batsman and an aggressive legbreak bowler, showcasing his versatility on the field.

Hasaranga’s talent did not go unnoticed, and he was selected to represent Sri Lanka in the Under-19 teams in 2015 and 2016. It was his impressive bowling performance in the 2016 Youth World Cup quarter-final against England that truly caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts. His impactful figures of 3 for 34 played a significant role in Sri Lanka’s success in the tournament.

While he initially made a mark with his exploits as a bowler, it was Hasaranga’s batting prowess that stole the spotlight in his first two seasons of senior cricket. Making his debut for Ports Authority Cricket Club, he announced his arrival with a blistering knock of 87 in first-class cricket. Subsequently, he joined the Colombo Cricket Club and continued to shine, accumulating 586 runs at an average of 39.06 and a strike rate of 93 in the 2017 Premier League Tournament.

Hasaranga’s performance with the bat, combined with a consistent display of impressive bowling skills in List A domestic tournaments, earned him a spot in the national team. The selectors recognized his potential and included him in the squad for the first two one-day internationals against Zimbabwe in June 2017. Apart from his batting and bowling abilities, Hasaranga’s exceptional fielding skills were also highlighted as a contributing factor to his selection.

Making his international debut, Wanindu Hasaranga etched his name in cricketing history. In a remarkable feat, he became only the third player in One-Day International (ODI) history to claim a hat-trick on debut. Within his first three deliveries, he dismissed three Zimbabwean batsmen, leaving the cricketing world in awe.

As Hasaranga continues to make strides in his cricketing journey, his dedication and commitment to the sport are evident. He exhibits immense talent in both his batting and bowling, making him a valuable asset to the Sri Lankan cricket team. With the potential to make a significant impact, cricket enthusiasts eagerly await his future performances.

With ambition and talent on his side, Wanindu Hasaranga has the potential to become a standout player in international cricket. As he continues to strive for greatness, it is evident that Sri Lanka has a promising star in their midst.

Wanindu Hasaranga Career Stats

Wanindu Hasaranga Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 0 196 59 28 227 86.34 0 1 29 1 2 0
T20Is 61 51 12 533 71 13.66 433 123.09 0 1 54 8 24 0
ODIs 49 42 7 832 80* 23.77 755 110.19 0 4 75 27 15 0
FC 44 75 8 2657 120 39.65 3001 88.53 3 19 316 56 50 0
List A 94 82 15 1698 87 25.34 1474 115.19 0 10 156 62 34 0
T20s 167 130 28 1885 77* 18.48 1316 143.23 0 7 185 58 75 0

Wanindu Hasaranga Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 4 7 674 403 4 4/171 4/171 100.75 3.58 168.5 1 0 0
T20Is 61 59 1324 1513 98 4/9 4/9 15.43 6.85 13.5 3 0 0
ODIs 49 48 2314 1947 74 7/19 7/19 26.31 5.04 31.2 1 4 0
FC 44 73 4901 2822 102 8/26 10/143 27.66 3.45 48 5 7 1
List A 94 86 4028 3166 143 7/19 7/19 22.13 4.71 28.1 6 7 0
T20s 167 161 3471 3910 234 6/9 6/9 16.7 6.75 14.8 6 3 0

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