Wanindu Hasaranga

Wanindu Hasaranga Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

29 / July / 1997


27 Years



Wanindu Hasaranga Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Family, & More

Wanindu Hasaranga, a well-known Sri Lankan cricketer, plays for the Sri Lankan national team and represents his country in all three formats of cricket: test cricket, T20 International cricket, and one-day international cricket. He was a star performer in the Indian Premier League, a tournament that saw great success for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team.

Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga De Silva, also known as Wanindu Hasaranga is a Sri Lankan international cricketer. He plays as a bowling all-rounder for the Sri Lankan cricket team. He is a right-arm leg spinner. Hasaranga made an international debut for Sri Lanka in July 2017. Chaturanga de Silva is his elder brother and has represented the national team.


Wanindu Hasaranga’s elder brother Chaturanga De Silva, who also represents Sri Lanka, is Chaturanga de Silva.

Early Life and Education

Wanindu Hasaranga began playing cricket when he was just 11 years old. He started out as a fast bowler. He was a Richmond College student and participated in many college matches. After being guided by his mentor and coach, he began to practice leg spin and switched to spin bowling during his first year at college.

Hasaranga changed his bowling style at the age of 16. He was 17 years old when he was selected for the college team to play in a tournament in his hometown. There he took 28 wickets in 6 matches.

Personal Life

Pinnaduwage Wanindu Hasaranga had no affairs until today, and he remains single.

Early years

Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva studied at Richmond College in Galle. This is where he began his cricket career. He represented Sri Lanka’s under-19 cricket team in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh in 2016.

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Domestic and Franchising Careers

Hasaranga made List A debut in the AIA Premier Limited Over Tournament on 30/11/15. He was selected in Sri Lanka’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 squad in December 2015. He was a part of Sri Lanka’s 2016 U19 World Cup team that took seven wickets. This tournament also featured a match-winning performance by his bowling against England, which saw him score 3/34 in the quarter-final.

On 26 February 2016, he made his debut in Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club’s first-class team at the 2015-16 Premier League Tournament.

International Career

He made his ODI debut against Zimbabwe on July 2, 2017. When he took the last three wickets from Zimbabwe, he became the youngest bowler in ODI history who has scored a hat trick. He was also the first leg spinner to score a hat trick in ODI history.

IPL Career

Royal Challengers Bangalore roped Wanindu Hasaranga in IPL 2021. He played only 2 matches but did not pick up any wickets. Royal Challengers Bangalore roped Wanindu Hasaranga in TATA IPL 2022 for a staggering 10.75 chores.

Along The Years

Achievement Age Year
First-class debut 19 2016
Hat-trick on ODI debut 20 2017
T20I Debut 22 2019
Test Debut 23 2020
Became World’s Number 1 T20I Bowler on ICC Rankings 24 2021
Signed by Royal Challengers Bangalore 24 2021
Earned a massive contract of 10.75 crores at the IPL Mega Auction from RCB 24 2022
Took maiden IPL five-wicket haul 24 2022
Part of Sri Lanka’s 2022 Asia Cup winning squad 25 2022
Awarded Player of the Series in Asia Cup 2022 25 2022
Part of Sri Lanka’s 2022 T20 World Cup squad 25 2022

PSL Salary

Wanindu’s PSL Salary is PRs. 391 million per season. He also makes money by playing in the national team and other leagues.

Wanindu Hasaranga Dates Joined 2021

Hasaranga was selected for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team for the second phase in the 2021 Indian Premier League. His IPL debut was made against Kolkata Knight Riders on September 20, 2021.

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Body Measurements Chest: 38 Inches
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches
Birth Place Galle Sri Lanka
Children Not Yet Update
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 180 CM
Height In Meter 1.80 M
Nationality Sri Lanka
Parents Father: Name Not Known
Mother: Name Not Known
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Brother: Chaturanga de Silva
Spous Not Yet Update
Weight 80 Kg
176 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Leo


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