Akila Dananjaya Wiki, Bio, Height, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Girlfriend and Career

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Akila Dananjaya was born on 4 October 1993 in Panadura, Sri Lanka. Now, He is 28 years old . He was born and raised with His family in Panadura, Sri Lanka.

Akila Dananjaya Bio and Wiki

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Akila Dananjaya Age, Birthdate, Religion, Debut and Birthplace

He grew up with His family & friends in Panadura, Sri Lanka. Since His childhood He was very intelligent. Akila Dananjaya is 28 years old .

Date of Birth 4 October 1993
Age 28 years old
Birthplace Panadura, Sri Lanka
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Hometown Panadura, Sri Lanka
Hobby Fitness
Nationality (Country) Sri Lanka
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Akila Dananjaya Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Akila Dananjaya height in Feet: 5 feet 3 inch
Meter: 1.6m
CentiMeters: 160cm tall and He weight is Pound: 133 lbs
Kilograms: 60.5 KG. Akila Dananjaya body measurements are 32-28-34 and He has a great body shape.

His hair color is Crushed Garnet and He has a gorgeous eye with Brown color.

Height Feet: 5 feet 3 inch
Meter: 1.6m
CentiMeters: 160cm
Weight Pound: 133 lbs
Kilograms: 60.5 KG
Body Measurement 32-28-34
Hair Color Crushed Garnet
Eye Color Brown

Akila Dananjaya Net Worth, Salary and Monthly Income

Akila Dananjaya net worth is $16 Million – $17 Million USD, He is very passionate about His profession. He believes that His profession is His religion.

Akila Dananjaya monthly income is $19000 – $21000 USD and His earning sources are advertisements, brand deals, business, etc.

Net Worth $16 Million – $17 Million USD
Net Worth (Previous Year) $14 Million – $15.5 Million USD
Salary (Monthly Income) $19000 – $21000 USD

Akila Dananjaya, Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Siblings and Family

Akila Dananjaya loves His family and He wishes that they were living together for their whole life. We are trying to collect every piece of information about His family, as soon as we got it we post it here.

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Marital Status Married
Wife Nethalie Tekshini (m. 2017)
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Akila Dananjaya Favorite Thing

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Favorite Car Audi
Favorite Color White
Favorite Bike JAWA
Favorite Place UK
Favorite Book The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
Favorite Movie The Matrix (1999)
Favorite Song Blurred Lines
Favorite Food Goulash
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Perfume Calvin Klein
Favorite Pet Birds

Akila Dananjaya Career and Unknown Facts

In the fifth ODI against South Africa, Dananjaya took career-best figures of 6 for 29, where South Africa were bowled out for just 121 runs. South Africa dismissed inside 25 overs for their lowest total in, and against, Sri Lanka as well. He mixed the deliveries at will with wrong’un and googlies, where Proteas batsmen had no answers. Dananjaya’s figures of 6-29 is the best bowling figures against South Africa by a Sri Lankan. Sri Lanka won the match by 178 runs and Dananjaya was adjudged man of the match for his match winning bowling performance. Despite all those results, South Africa won the series 3-2. He was also selected for ODI bowling nominees in ICC Cricket Awards 2019 for his bowling in this match.

On 1 February 2019, he went Chennai to reassess his bowling action. The reassessment took place at the Center for Sports Science (CSS) of the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research in Chennai. On 18 February 2019, he was cleared by the ICC to play international cricket. He was included to the South African ODI series after clearance.

In March 2018, he was named in Galle’s squad for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament. In August 2018, he was named in Colombo’s squad the 2018 SLC T20 League. In March 2019, he was named in Colombo’s squad for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.

In 2018, Dhananjaya was named to Sri Lanka’s Test squad for the tour of Bangladesh. He made his Test debut on 8 February 2018 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium. He took his first test wicket of Mahmudullah in the Bangladesh’s first innings and claimed two more wickets to restrict Bangladesh to 110 by finishing with decent figures of 3/20. In the second innings, Dananjaya took his maiden Test five-wicket haul by taking 5 for 24 runs, becoming only the 3rd Sri Lankan to take a test fifer on his test debut and the first instance for Sri Lanka since 1999. With 8 wickets for 44 runs in the match, Dananjaya’s bowling figures recorded as the best bowling figures by a Sri Lankan in debut match and only the 2nd Sri Lankan to grab 8 wickets on debut, beating Ajantha Mendis’ figures of 8/144. Dananjaya’s record breaking figures of 8/44 on his Test debut is regarded as one of the most economical cheapest bowling figures by a bowler on test debut and also recorded the best bowling average by a bowler on his test debut (for a bowler with minimum of 8 wickets) with an average of 5.50 breaking the previous record held by Albert Trott.

In May 2018, he was one of 33 cricketers to be awarded a national contract by Sri Lanka Cricket ahead of the 2018–19 season.

Dananjaya played the second test against South Africa in 20 July 2018. During the match, he had a 74-run partnership with Rangana Herath. Dananjaya scored unbeaten 43 in that first innings and helped Sri Lanka swell their first-innings total to 338. In bowling, Dananjaya picked up his second five-wicket haul in his third Test. In the second innings, he took two wickets and finally Sri Lanka won the match by 199 runs and sealed the series 2-0.

In November 2018, during the first Test against England at Galle, Dananjaya is reported with suspect bowling action. He was then requested to undergo testing on his action within 14 days. However, the ICC informed that he can bowl until the results of the bowling tests are out. Dananjaya played the second Test of the series and took a five wicket haul, despite Sri Lanka lost the match and the series. He missed the third Test due to biomechanical testing in Brisbane, Australia. In December 2018, he was suspended from bowling in international matches due to his action being deemed illegal. Although he was allowed to bowl in domestic cricket with cameras placed all around to capture his action governed by Sri Lanka Cricket.

The son of a carpenter from Moratuwa, Dananjaya studied at Moratuwa Maha Vidyalaya Panadura Mahanama Navodya Vidyalaya, Panadura. He married his longtime partner Nethalie Tekshini on 22 August 2017 just two days before his recall to the ODI team for second ODI against India. The wedding was celebrated at Ramadia Ran Mal Holiday Resort, Moratuwa and two spinners Rangana Herath and Ajantha Mendis signed as witnesses.

Dananjaya was recalled in to the ODI squad after five years for the Zimbabwe tour in 2017. In the first match of the series, he took his maiden ODI wicket by dismissing Craig Ervine. He took his maiden ODI five-wicket haul on 24 August 2017 against India at Pallekele Cricket Stadium. His fifer took in the space of 13 deliveries, which is the best for a Sri Lankan in ODIs as well. He bewildered the Indian batsmen. However, India won the match by 3 wickets at the end and Dananjaya’s bowling figures of 6 for 54 stands as the best bowling figures by a Sri Lankan in a losing cause. Despite the loss, he awarded man of the match for impressive bowling performance.

On 13 October 2017 against Pakistan, Dananjaya scored his maiden ODI fifty. His score of an unbeaten 50 off 72 balls did not help Sri Lanka to win the match, but helped to reach 200 mark in total.

He was selected to play for Wayamba United in the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League. In only his second match for the franchise, he took 3–18 against Nagenahira Nagas, consistently disturbing the batsmen with his flight, googly and other variations.

In the 2013 IPL auctions, Dananjaya was sold to the Chennai Super Kings for his base price of $20,000. In January 2018, he was bought by the Mumbai Indians in the 2018 IPL auction.

This in turn led to a place in the final squad for the 2012 ICC World Twenty20. He made his debut international appearance at the age of 18 against New Zealand at Pallekele in a pool match of World Twenty20.

Mahamarakkala Kurukulasooriya Patabendige Akila Dananjaya Perera (born 4 October 1993), or Akila Dananjaya, is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays all forms of the game for the national team. However, in December 2018, he was suspended from bowling in international matches, after his bowling action was deemed to be illegal, which was later corrected to play in March 2019. In September 2019, the International Cricket Council (ICC) banned Dananjaya from bowling in international matches for twelve months, after his bowling action was deemed to be illegal.

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Ans. Akila Dananjaya net worth is $16 Million – $17 Million USD.

How old Akila Dananjaya is?

Ans. Akila Dananjaya is 28 years old .

What is the birthdate of Akila Dananjaya?

Ans. He was born on 4 October 1993.

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