Charith Asalanka is a Sri Lankan international Batter cricket player who started playing domestic cricket in the year 2015 and international cricket in the year 2021, And he is a part of all three formats (ODI, T20I, Test) of international cricket.
Apart from this, he is also known for playing different types of franchise cricket and has been a part of the Kandy Warriors team in the Sri Lankan Premier League since 2021.
|Full Name||Kariyawasam Indipalage Charith Asalanka|
|Nick Name||Charith Asalanka|
|Date of Birth||29 June 1997|
|Charith Asalanka age||26 years|
|Birth Place||Elpitiya, Sri Lanka|
|Batting Style||Lef-Hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm off break|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Charith Asalanka Height (approx.)||In centimeters -180cm|
In meters – 1.80m
In feet – 6’01” feet
Galle Cricket Club
Sinhalese Sports Club
Sri Lanka Emerging Team
Sri Lanka Under-19s
|Charith Asalanka Cap Number||ODI CAP – 198|
TEST CAP – 157
|Charith Asalanka Cricket Debut||Domestic Cricket debut|
He made First Class debut on 28 August 2016 while playing against SL Dev Emerg at Harare.
List A cricket debut
He made List A debut on 30 November 2015 in the match of Badureliya vs Galle CC at Maggona.
He made T20 debut on 01 March 2018 in the match of Sinhalese vs Kurunegala Y at Colombo (Police).
International Cricket Debut
He made Test debut on 29 November 2021 in the match of West Indies vs Sri Lanka at Galle.
ODI cricket debut
He made his ODI debut on 29 June 2021 in the match of Sri Lanka vs England at Chester-le-Street.
T20I cricket debut
He made T20I debut on 25 July 2021 in the match of Sri Lanka vs India at Colombo (RPS).
|Charith Asalanka Coach/Mentor||–|
|Charith Asalanka Zodiac sign||Cancer|
|Charith Asalanka Net Worth||$2M (Approx)|
|College||Richmond College, Galle|
|Family||Father- Not Known|
Mother- Not Known
Siblings- Not Known
|Charith Asalanka Marital Status||N/A|
Charith Asalanka Biography
Sri Lankan cricketer Charith Asalanka was born on 29 June 1997 in Elpitiya, Sri Lanka, his full name is Kariyawasam Indipalage Charith Asalanka. And he has been part of the Sri Lanka International team since 2021. Asalanka, a left-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler, has impressed fans and experts alike with his elegant stroke play, cricketing acumen, and versatility on the field.
Charith Asalanka Ways of Playing Cricket
Ollie is known for playing as a Batter cricket player in his team, And his batting style is Left Handed Bat, and is especially known to bat in the middle-order position.
Charith Asalanka Domestic Cricket debut
Charith Asalanka developed a passion for cricket at a young age. He honed his skills playing for schools and local clubs, impressing everyone with his natural talent and dedication. Asalanka’s consistent performances caught the eye of selectors, and he soon found himself representing Sri Lanka in the Under-19 team.
Charith Asalanka International Cricket Debut
He has been selected for the first time in the international cricket team in the year 2021 and has started his cricket career with One Day International formats of cricket. so let’s see his International Cricket career.
Asalanka’s journey to international cricket was not without challenges. He faced stiff competition and had to work hard to make his mark. However, his perseverance and determination paid off when he was handed his international debut in 2021. On July 18, 2021, he made his One-Day International (ODI) match against India in Colombo.
And Then, On 25 July 2021, he made his T20I debut in the match of Sri Lanka vs India at Colombo (RPS). And he showcased his versatility by performing well in both ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). His ability to contribute with both bat and ball made him a valuable asset to the team, and he quickly became an integral part of the squad.