|Date of Birth||02 June 1987|
|Place of Birth||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Career||November 2008 - Active|
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1. Was named Sri Lanka captain in the ODI and Test format in February 2013 after Mahela Jayawardene stepped down.
2. Registered the most wins as ODI captain in 2014 with 20 wins from 32 matches.
3. Was involved in the highest ninth-wicket partnership in ODIs when he and Lasith Malinga put up 132 against Australia in November 2010.
4. Was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2015.
5. Playing in his third ICC CT
6. ODI debut against Zimbabwe at Harare in 2008
7. He first made his name with an acrobatic save in the 2009 World Twenty20, and in February 2013, became Sri Lanka's youngest ever Test captain at 25
8. In ODIs he has provided two unforgettable finishes - against Australia in 2010, and Pakistan in 2012 - stealing victory with a sublime, sustained assault on each occasion
9. His memorable innings of 160 at Leeds in 2014 propelled Sri Lanka to its first Test series win in England