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Pinnaduwage Chaturanga de Silva (born 17 January 1990), or Chaturanga de Silva, is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer. He is primarily a left-handed batsman but bowls handy slow left-arm orthodox. He has represented the Sri Lanka cricket team in limited over international matches.

Chaturanga de Silva
චතුරංග ද සිල්වා
Personal information
Full namePinnaduwage Chaturanga de Silva
Born (1990-01-17) 17 January 1990 (age 29)
Galle, Sri Lanka
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
RoleWicket-keeper Batsman
RelationsWanidu Hasaranga (brother)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 159)25 February 2014 v Pakistan
Last ODI1 February 2017 v South Africa
ODI shirt no.50
T20I debut (cap 73)29 October 2017 v Pakistan
Last T20I22 December 2017 v India
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
Chilaw Marians
Moors Sports Club
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I LA
Matches 7 2 67
Runs scored 94 22 1,318
Batting average 15.66 11.00 24.40
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 1/8
Top score 44 21 117
Balls bowled 316 12 2,024
Wickets 5 0 58
Bowling average 51.20 - 27.96
5 wickets in innings 0 - 1
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0
Best bowling 2/29 - 5/20
Catches/stumpings 4/– 1/– 26/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 22 December 2017

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Personal lifeEdit

de Silva is married to his long-time partner Nirma de Silva on 7 August 2015. The wedding was celebrated at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo.[1] His younger brother Wanidu Hasaranga is also an ODI cricketer, who debut on 2 July 2017 against Zimbabwe.[2]

Domestic careerEdit

In March 2018, he was named in Galle's squad for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament.[3][4] The following month, he was also named in Galle's squad for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.[5]

In August 2018, he was named in Colombo's squad the 2018 SLC T20 League.[6] In February 2019, Sri Lanka Cricket named him as the Player of the Tournament of the 2017–18 SLC Twenty20 Tournament.[7] In March 2019, he was named in Kandy's squad for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.[8]

International careerEdit

De Silva was first selected in the Sri Lankan squad for the series against South Africa. He made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka vs Pakistan in the Asia Cup on 25 February 2014. He took four wickets. He scored 44 against Bangladesh.[9]

He was named in Sri Lanka's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Pakistan in July 2015, but did not play any match.[10] In October 2017, he was named in Sri Lanka's T20I squad for their series against Pakistan.[11] He made his T20I debut for Sri Lanka against Pakistan on 29 October 2017.[12]

Chaturanga de Silva
Medal record
Men's Cricket
Representing   Sri Lanka
Asian Games
  2014 Incheon Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chathuranga de Silva's wedding photos". Island Cricket. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Wanidu Hasaranga". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Cricket: Mixed opinions on Provincial tournament". Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 26 March 2018. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  4. ^ "All you need to know about the SL Super Provincial Tournament". Daily Sports. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  5. ^ "SLC Super Provincial 50 over tournament squads and fixtures". The Papare. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  6. ^ "SLC T20 League 2018 squads finalized". The Papare. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  7. ^ "New contracts for domestic players; 2017/18 best performers rewarded". The Papare. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Squads, Fixtures announced for SLC Provincial 50 Overs Tournament". The Papare. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Kusal Perera, two uncapped players in SL squad for fifth ODI". ESPNcricinfo. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  10. ^ "Five uncapped players in SL squad for Pakistan T20s". ESPNcricinfo. ESPN Sports Media. 23 July 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  11. ^ "Thisara Perera to captain Sri Lanka in Lahore". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  12. ^ "3rd T20I (N), Sri Lanka tour of United Arab Emirates and Pakistan at Lahore, Oct 29 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 October 2017.