Dunith Wellalage is a famous rising Sri Lankan international bowler cricket player Who started playing cricket professionally in the year 2019, and he is a part of only Short formats (ODI & T20i) of international cricket of Sri Lanka national team.
And After that, seeing his consistent good performances in country club cricket, At the age of 19, Sri Lankan Cricket Board included him in the Sri Lanka ODI National team in the Match against Australia in the year 2022. And he made ODI debut on 14 June 2022 in the match of Australia vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele.
|Full Name||Dunith Nethmika Wellalage|
|Famous Name||Dunith Wellalage|
|Date of Birth||9 January 2003|
|Dunith Wellalage age||20 years|
|Birth Place||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Batting Style||Left hand Bat|
|Bowling Style||Slow Left arm Orthodox|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Dunith Wellalage Heights (approx.)||In centimeters -178cm|
In meters – 1.78 mm
In feet – 5’10” feet
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Dunith Wellalage Bowling Stats
Colts Cricket Club
Lankan Cricket Club
Sri Lanka A
Sri Lanka Under-19s
|Dunith Wellalage Cricket Debut||Domestic Cricket debut|
He made T20s debut on 25 May 2022 in the match of SLC Dev XI vs Surrey at The Oval.
List A cricket debut
He made List A debut on 14 December 2019 in the match of Lankan CC vs Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC).
First-Class Cricket Debut
He made T20s debut on 09 May 2019 in the match of Lankan CC vs SL Navy at Welisara.
International Cricket Debut
He made ODI debut on 14 June 2022 in the match of Australia vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele.
Not Yet Debut.
He made T20I debut on 24 July 2022 in the match of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Galle.
|Dunith Wellalage Coach/Mentor||Not Known|
|College||St. Joseph’s College, Colombo|
Mother– Not Known
Siblings- Not Known
|Dunith Wellalage Girlfriend||Not Known|
Dunith Wellalage Biography (Wiki)
20 years old, one of the rising famous Sri lankan bowler cricketer Dunith Wellalage was born on 9 January 2003 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. And he is mainly known for playing International Cricket, Country club Cricket and Sri Lanka Premier League Franchise Cricket from the year 2022. And he has started playing domestic cricket in August 2019 while international cricket from June 2022.
Dunith Wellalage’s way of playing cricket
He is known to play as a bowler cricket player in his team, and his bowling style is Slow Left arm Orthodox. And he is especially known to bowl after powerplay of the match.
Dunith Wellalage Domestic Career
Wellalage started playing domestic cricket with the Lankan Cricket Club team in the year 2019 and got a chance to play in First-Class cricket for the first time. And he made FC debut on 09 May 2019 in the match of Lankan CC vs SL Navy at Welisara.
After that he got a chance to made debut in T20 in the same year and he made his debut in T20 cricket on 25 May 2022 in the match of SLC Dev XI vs Surrey at The Oval, And then he debut in List A cricket on 09 May 2019 in the match of Lankan CC vs SL Navy at Welisara.
Dunith Wellalage International Cricket Career
After Seeing Wellalage’s consistent performances in all three formats of domestic cricket, For the first time, Sri Lanka Cricket Board decided to include him in the Sri Lanka National Team in the year 2022.
And he was included in ODI International cricket for the first time and he made ODI debut on 14 June 2022 while playing against the Australia team, after that he also got a chance to debut in Test International Cricket in the same year 2022.
And he has got a chance to play only 6 ODI cricket matches so far in which he has taken 9 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 5.51.
ODI cricket debut
And he made Test International debut on 24 July 2022 in the match of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Galle, and he has got a chance to play only debut cricket matches so far in which he has taken zero wickets.
Dunith Wellalage Franchise Cricket Career
Wellalage started playing franchise cricket in 2022 with the Sri Lanka Premier League, and was bought by the Jaffna Kings team for the 2022 Lanka Premier League season for the first time. And he is a part of this team till now.
Unkown Facts About Dunith Wellalage
- In June 2022, Wellalage made international debut for the Sri Lanka cricket team at the age of only 19 year.
- He was the captain of Sri Lanka’s Under 19s team for the 2022 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in January 2022.
- And He finished the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup as the leading wicket-taker