Dunith Wellalage -Biography, Stats, Wiki, Age, Height, Career Info, Wife, And Net Worth

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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 only 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 International debut on 14 June 2022 in the match of Australia vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele.

Biography 
Full NameDunith Nethmika Wellalage
Famous NameDunith Wellalage
Date of Birth9 January 2003
Dunith Wellalage age21 years
Birth PlaceColombo, Sri Lanka
Playing RoleBowler
Batting StyleLeft hand Bat
Bowling StyleSlow Left arm Orthodox
Physical Stats & More 
Dunith Wellalage Heights (approx.)In centimeters -178cm
In meters – 1.78 mm
In feet – 5’10” feet
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack

Dunith Wellalage Batting Stats 🏏

BATTING Test ODI T20I T20 List A FC
Matches 1 21 42 58 28
Innings 2 17 24 48 37
Runs 29 223 293 895 866
Avg 14.50 17.15 17.23 23.55 27.06
SR 61.70 71.24 108.11 75.33 56.23
NO 0 4 7 10 5
Balls 47 313 271 1188 1540
HS 18 42 45 74 78
100s 0 0 0 0 0
50s 0 0 0 5 4
4s 3 16 32 59 90
6s 0 5 5 17 7
Ct 2 7 16 18 17
St 0 0 0 0 0

Dunith Wellalage Bowling Stats

BOWLING Test ODI T20I T20 List A FC
Matches 1 21 42 58 28
Innings 2 20 36 57 45
Overs 13 148.2 112.3 445.1 736.4
Runs 35 793 810 2095 2484
Wkts 0 23 38 74 87
BBI 5/40 4/10 5/21 8/152
Econ 2.69 5.34 7.20 4.70 3.37
Avg 34.47 21.31 28.31 28.55
SR 38.6 17.7 36.0 50.8
4w 0 0 2 1 3
5w 0 1 0 2 5
10w 0 0 0 0 0
Career Info 
TeamsSri Lanka
Colts Cricket Club
Jaffna
Jaffna Kings
Lankan Cricket Club
Sri Lanka A
Sri Lanka Under-19s
Dunith Wellalage Cricket DebutDomestic Cricket debut

T20 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

ODI Debut
He made ODI debut on 14 June 2022 in the match of Australia vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele.

T20I Debut
Not Yet Debut.

Test debut
He made T20I debut on 24 July 2022 in the match of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Galle.
Dunith Wellalage Coach/MentorNot Known
Personal Life 
Zodiac signN/A
SchoolNot Known
CollegeSt. Joseph’s College, Colombo
Educational QualificationGraduate
FamilyFather-Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Siblings-
 Not Known
Dunith Wellalage GirlfriendNot Known
HobbiesPlaying Cricket
Favorite Things 
Favorite Cricketers
Dunith Wellalage profiles

Dunith Wellalage Biography (Wiki)

21 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 his First Class 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.

International 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.

ODI debut

He made his One Day International debut on 14 June 2022 while playing against the Australia team, And he has got the chance to play only 12 ODI cricket matches so far in which he has taken 13 wickets by giving runs at an economy of 5.51.

Test cricket debut

After that, he also got a chance to debut in Test International Cricket in the same year 2022, 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 ODI debut14 June 2022 against Pakistan
Dunith Wellalage Test debut24 July 2022 against Pakistan

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.

Unknown Facts About Dunith Wellalage

  • In June 2022, Wellalage made an 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

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