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Dhananjaya De Silva Dhananjaya de Silva Height: 1.73 m DOB: September 6, 1991

Having caught the selector's attention in 2015, De Silva failed to impress them on account of his inability to force the pace against Pakistan in T20Is. Later he proved his doubters wrong combining his gentle off-breaks with fierce hitting ability and brought himself back into reckoning next year for the England summer tour. Since then he hasn't looked back playing some vital innings for the Islanders while chipping in with crucial wickets too.

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2019 World Cup: We can beat India and end World Cup on a

Sri Lanka can beat India and end 2019 World Cup on a high, says Dhananjaya de Silva

Cricket | Jul 02, 2019, 11:17 AM IST

Sri Lanka maybe already out of the WC but the team's off-spinner believes they can end their campaign on a high with an upset win over India.

Australia vs Sri Lanka 1st Test

1st Test: Pat Cummins' ten-for helps Australia win day-night Test by an innings against Sri Lanka

Cricket | Jan 26, 2019, 01:50 PM IST

After Cummins dismissed Dimuth Karunaratne on the last ball of the second day, he took wickets in his first two overs Saturday.

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Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva pulls out of Windies tour after father's murder

Cricket | May 25, 2018, 03:38 PM IST

Sri Lanka all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva has pulled out from the tour of West Indies after his father Ranjan de Silva was murdered.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test

1st Test: Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva hit tons to take Sri Lanka to 504/3 on day 3

Cricket | Feb 02, 2018, 07:00 PM IST

Kusal Mendis (196) missed his maiden double ton by just four runs as Sri Lanka ended the day 3 just nine runs behind Bangladesh's first innings total of 513.