|Date of Birth||19 October 1986|
|Place of Birth||Negombo, Sri Lanka|
|Career||July 2012 - Active|
Batting & Fielding Statistics
1. Played red ball cricket for the first time when he was already aged 20 after impressing talent scouts by winning a fast-bowling contest with a soft ball.
2. Took the 10,000th lbw in Test cricket, when he dismissed Hashim Amla during Sri Lanka's tour to South Africa in 2016.
3. Was the unlikely hero for Sri Lanka, negotiating the last five balls of the fifth day of the Lord's Test, against England in 2014, when Sri Lanka were 201 for 9 and staring at defeat.
4. Playing in his first ICC CT
5. ODI debut against India at Colombo in 2012
6. He didn't play with a cricket ball till he was 20 but he won a pace contest in 2007 and was sent to Sri Lanka’s Academy
7. He went three years without an ODI appearance, but returned in July 2015 and has been a regular performer since then
8. In December 2016 he took the 10,000th lbw in Test cricket, when he dismissed Hashim Amla at Port Elizabeth