Danushka Gunathilaka Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Danushka Gunathilaka


Full NameMashtayage Danushka Gunathilaka
ProfessionProfessional Cricketer (Opening Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 155 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 41 inches
- Waist: 32 inches
- Biceps: 13 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutODI- On 1 November 2015 for Sri Lanka against West Indies
Test- On 26 July 2017 for Sri Lanka against India
T20- On 7 January 2016 for Sri Lanka against New Zealand
Batting StyleLeft-Handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm-off-break
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 March 1991
Age (as in 2018)27 Years
BirthplacePanadura, Sri Lanka
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalitySri Lankan
HometownPanadura, Sri Lanka
College/UniversityMahanama College, Colombo
Educational QualificationsNot Known
Food HabbitNon-Vegetarian
Tattoo(s)Danushka Gunathilaka Tattoos
Controversies• In 2017, he was suspended after showing a poor attitude towards training. He was given a six-match ban in limited overs format for his misconduct.
• In 2018, he was suspended from all forms of International cricket after his friend was accused to rape a Norwegian woman in a hotel where he was present. He and his friend brought two Norwegian women to the hotel in the early hours of 22 July, and one of the women later complained to the police that Danushka's friend had raped her.
Girls, Affairs & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Danushka Gunathilaka with his mother
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketer(s)Mahela Jayawardene, Brett Lee, AB de Villiers
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known

Danushka Gunathilaka


Some Lesser Known Facts About Danushka Gunathilaka

  • Does Danushka Gunathilaka smoke ?: Not Known
  • Does Danushka Gunathilaka drink alcohol?: Yes Danushka Gunathilaka drinking alcohol
  • His father is a big fan of cricket and he was the reason behind Danushka playing cricket.
  • His birthday is on 17 March the same day Sri Lanka won the World Cup.
  • In 2009-2010, he made his List A debut for Colombo Cricket Club against Sinhalese Sports Club, scoring a run.
  • He scored 29-ball 46 on his T20I debut against New Zealand.

  • Initially, he was not a part of the Sri Lankan squad for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, but, was included in the squad after the injury of  Chamara Kapugedera. He scored 77 runs against India and helped Sri Lanka chase 321 runs.

  • On 6 July 2017, he scored his first century against Zimbabwe at MRIC Stadium.

  • In May 2018, he was among the 33 cricketers who were offered a national contract by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). However, in July 2018, he was suspended from all formats of International cricket after he breached the code of conduct.

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