Akalanka Ganegama

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Akalanka Ganegama
Personal information
Full name Withanaarchchige Chamara Akalanka Ganegama
Born March 29, 1981 (1981-03-29) (age 36)
Colombo
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Bowling allrounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 107) 8 April 2001 v Pakistan
Last ODI 29 January 2006 v Australia
Domestic team information
Years Team
2001–2013 Nondescripts Cricket Club
2013–pre Chilaw Marians Cricket Club
2013 Kandurata Maroons
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC LA T20
Matches 4 113 115 26
Runs scored 7 2,040 500 157
Batting average 3.50 16.58 11.90 12.07
100s/50s -/- 1/5 1/- -/-
Top score 7 133 31 38
Balls bowled 66 12,374 4,461 404
Wickets 2 269 136 23
Bowling average 44.00 26.95 23.69 22.73
5 wickets in innings - 11 2 n/a
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/27 7/25 5/20 4/13
Catches/stumpings 1/- 50/- 36/- 11/-
Source: Cricinfo, 21 January 2016

Withanaarchchige Chamara Akalanka Ganegama (born on March 29, 1981 in Colombo), Akalanka Ganegama is a former Sri Lankan ODI cricketer, and currently a TV presenter, dancer, actor and a singer by profession.

He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler who played in two One Day Internationals for Sri Lanka and has also played Twenty20 and List A cricket. He played domestic cricket for Nondescripts and currently for Chilaw Marians.

Beyond cricket[edit]

Currently he is also working as an actor, and a dancer. He won "Sirasa Dancing Stars - season 2" competition held on 2008.[1][2] He also sang a single song, named "Harima Hadai" with feat Iraj and Clews.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Ganegame is married to his long time partner Shashini Ganegama. The wedding was celebrated on 12 August 2016.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Other notes
2012 Super six Hotel waiter
2016 Cindrella Main actor

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