Bhanuka Rajapaksa is a very famous Sri Lankan cricketer who plays for the Sri Lankan National Cricket team. He was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka on the 24th of October in the year 1991. He is a very famous left-handed batsman and a right arm medium fast bowler who also plays for the Kings XI Punjab in one of the most successful cricket franchises and tournaments in the world which is the Indian Premier League.
He made his International debut for his team in a one-day international cricket match on the 18th of July in the year 2021 against India at our Prema Dasa International cricket stadium in Sri Lanka itself. He made his T20 International debut against Pakistan on the 5th of October in the year 2019 at Gaddafi stadium in Lahore. He was awarded the Observer Mobitel School Boy cricketer of the year in the year 2010 and also in the year 2011.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Bio
|Real Name||Pramod Bhanuka Bandara Rajapaksa|
|Famous Name||Bhanuka Rajapaksa|
|Date of Birth||24 October 1991|
|Age (in years)||31 Years|
|Birth Place||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Home Town||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Family||Father: Not Known|
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Not Known|
Sister: Not Known
|Height||5’9″ (in Feet Inches)|
1.80 m (in meters)
180 cm (in centimeters)
|Weight||176 Ibs (in Pounds)|
80 Kgs (in kilograms)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 42 Inches|
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Education Details & Debut
|Debut||T20I: 05 October 2019 against Pakistan|
ODI: 18 July 2021 against India
Social Media Info
He is a socially active person. He likes to use different social media platforms where he updates about himself and his upcoming movies. He is available on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 85.4K followers on his Instagram page. If you are a fan of him and want to know more about him, you can follow his social media accounts using the links given below.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Instagram- @bhanukarajapaksa
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Twitter- @BhanukaRajapak3
Some Lesser Known Facts About Bhanuka Rajapaksa
- He was awarded the young emerging under 19 player award at the Ceat Sri Lanka cricket awards in the year 2011.
- The details about his family members are not present but one of his relatives, Mahindra Rajapaksa is the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
- He is a married man and got married to Sandrine Perera on the 5th of April in the year 2021.
- He was very much interested in cricket and started playing cricket during his college days representing the Royal College Colombo team.
- He was the leading run scorer in the 2019 Sri Lanka Under 19 tour of Australia.
- He is the first Sri Lankan Under 19 player to score 1000 ODI runs.