Akalanka Ganegama

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Akalanka Ganegama
අකලංක ගනේගම
Personal information
Full nameWithanaarchchige Chamara Akalanka Ganegama
BornMarch 29, 1981 (1981-03-29) (age 38)
Colombo
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
RoleBowling allrounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 107)8 April 2001 v Pakistan
Last ODI29 January 2006 v Australia
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2001–2013Nondescripts Cricket Club
2013–preChilaw Marians Cricket Club
2013Kandurata 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 0/0 1/5 1/0 0/0
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 0 11 2 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0 0
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 29 March 1981), Akalanka Ganegama is a former Sri Lankan ODI cricketer, and currently a TV presenter, dancer, actor and a singer by profession.[1]

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.[2][3] He also sang a single song, named "Harima Hadai" with feat Iraj and Clews.[4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Ganegame is married to his long time partner Shashini Ganegama; the wedding was celebrated on 12 August 2016.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I have many dreams". Sarasaviya. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  2. ^ http://sl-models.blogspot.com/2009/01/akalanka-ganegama-sirasa-dancing-star.html
  3. ^ http://slmodelshot.blogspot.com/2013/04/sheril-romen-and-akalanka-ganegama.html
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GrDL3QqHMw
  5. ^ http://sinhalalanka.com/sinhala-songs/204/Harima-Hadai-Akalanka-Ganegama.html
  6. ^ "Akalanka Ganegama Wedding". tvlakru. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  7. ^ "Akalanka Ganegama Wedding Day". gossiplanka9. Retrieved 3 September 2016.