Wanindu Hasaranga breaks Ireland dream of playing word Coup – Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth

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Wanindu Hasaranga : Cricket is popular all over the world after football. Records are made and records are broken everyday in cricket. There is a saying that records are meant to be broken as soon as they are made. Recently Wanindu Hasaranga has equaled Waqar Yunus. Sri Lanka’s star spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has created history by taking 5 wickets. He has done this feat in 3 consecutive matches. Earlier this record was in the name of Waqar Yunus.

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Nowadays the qualifying matches are going on in the Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka was up against Ireland in this match. Wanindu Hasaranga’s superb bowling ruined Ireland’s dream of playing in the World Cup. Hasaranga took 5 wickets for 79 and performed brilliantly. Do you know about Wanindu Hasaranga? If you do not know then no problem read the article completely, in the article information about Hasaranga’s Bio, Age, Height, Net Worth has been given.

Wanindu Hasaranga Biography

Hasaranga is a young cricketer. Whose full name is Pinaduvage Vanindu Hasaranga de Silva. Bah plays for the Sri Lankan national team. Hasaranga was born on 29 July 1997 in Sri Lanka. He is a right arm leg spinner. Hasaranga started his international career in 2017.

Hasaranga started his cricket career while studying at Richmond College. Represented the Sri Lankan team in the Under-19 World Cup held in Bangladesh. He chose leg spin in bowling. By the age of 17, he had participated in more than 50 local tournaments. and were continuously improving their performance.

Wanindu Hasaranga Domestic and franchise career

Hasaranga had a great start to his career by taking 7 wickets in the Under-16 World Cup. But Sri Lanka cannot win the World Cup. But Sri Lanka played till the semi-finals. In 2016 -2017 Hasaranga was named Most Promising Player. In 2017-2018 played as part of the Colombo team for the Super Four provincial tournament. and played in Dambulla’s squad for the 2018 SLC T20 League.

Hasaranga was included in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the 2021 IPL Premier League. In the 2022 IPL Premier League also, Hasaranga was bought by the Royal Challengers Bangalore. In April 2022, he was named in the Manchester Originals squad for the 2022 season of The Hundred in England.

In 2022, Hasaranga was bought by the Desert Vipers in the International League T20. He played for Desert Vipers in 2023, Hasaranga became the third highest wicket taker with 9 wickets. Hasaranga continues to play Major League Baseball in the United States, as he is purchased by the Washington Freedom in 2023.

Wanindu Hasaranga International career

Hasaranga made his debut on 2 July 2017 against Zimbabwe in the One Day International series. Performed brilliantly in the very first match of his international career. He took a hat-trick. Hasaranga became a hat-trick bowler at an early age. And Hasaranga is the first young leg-spinner to take a hat-trick in ODI history.

In 2019, Hasaranga was named in the squad for the T20 series. This was his debut in T20 format. The only leg-spinner was named in the squad for the T20I series against Pakistan in 2019. Hasaranga’s performance in this series was commendable, he took a total of 8 wickets. He completely dominated the Pakistan team. Hasaranga’s stellar performance helped Sri Lanka win the series. Hasaranga was adjudged man of the match and player of the match for his good performance in the series.

2020 saw Hasaranga showcasing his talent in the ODI series against the West Indies by taking wickets at the right time and playing a match-winning innings. Scored 42 runs in this match and took one wicket to give victory to Sri Lanka. And the man of the match award was given for his brilliant performance in the match.

Hasaranga scored his first ODI half-century in 2021 against the West Indies. Had played an unbeaten inning of 123 runs with Ashen Bandara. Hasaranga scored the highest score of his career by scoring an unbeaten 80 in 60 balls. Wanindu had achieved the ICC T20I Bowling Rankings in 2021. 2nd Sri Lankan player to become No.1 bowler in ICC T20I rankings. Hasaranga was instrumental in winning the 2022 Asia Cup. That’s why Hasaranga was given the “Man of the Year” award at the annual ICC Awards in 2022.

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Wanindu Hasaranga Body Measurements

Height 5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
Weight  74 kg or 163 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Wanindu Hasaranga Family

Father Name Unknow
Mother Name Unkow
Brother Name Chaturanga De Silva
Wife Name Vindya

Wanindu Hasaranga net worth

Wanindu Hasaranga has a net worth of $2 million. He charges 50 lakhs for playing a match. Colombo plays for domestic cricket team, Kandy Falcons, Washington and Royal Challengers Bangalore etc. Hasaranga league cricket has more than 7 different franchises.

Unknown facts of Wanindu Hasaranga

  • Started playing cricket from college days.
  • Represented Sri Lanka in Under 16 Word Couple.
  • Took a hat-trick in the very first match of his international career.
  • Hasaranga made his debut on 2 July 2017 against Zimbabwe in the One Day International series.
  • Hasaranga is the first young leg-spinner to take a hat-trick in ODI history.

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