Bhanuka Rajapaksa is an Sri Lanka Cricketer. Being Left Handed Batsman & Right-arm medium Bowler, in the Sri Lanka national cricket team & play Indian Premier League for Punjab Kings.
|Born||24 October 1991, Colombo|
|Height||5 ft 9 inch (175 cm)|
Pramod Bhanuka Bandara Rajapaksa was born on 24 October 1991, Colombo, Sri Lanka. His age is around 31 years (2023).
Rajapaksa is married to his longtime partner Sandrine Perera, where the wedding was celebrated on 5 April 2021.
In September 2019, he was named in Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for the series against Pakistan in Pakistan. He made his T20I debut for Sri Lanka against Pakistan on 5 October 2019, scoring 32 runs off 22 balls in a 64 run victory.
In the second match, Rajapaksa scored 77 runs off 48 balls as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 35 runs. He was adjudged the player of the match for his batting performance.
In July 2021, he was named in Sri Lanka’s squad for their series against India. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut on 18 July 2021, for Sri Lanka against India. In September 2021, Rajapaksa was named in Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 world cup.
|ODI Debut||18 July 2021 v India (Cap 201)|
|T20I Debut||05 October 2019 v Pakistan (Cap 83)|
|IPL||2023: Punjab Kings|
On 5 January 2022, Rajapaksa announced his international retirement at the age of 30 in a letter written to the SLC which cited.
“I have very carefully considered my position as a player, husband and am taking this decision looking forward to fatherhood and associated familial obligations,”.
However, on 13 January 2022, he withdrew retirement letter at a request of sports minister.
After being left out for the West Indies tour and England tour in 2021, Rajapaksa expressed his disappointment over being dropped from the side based on fitness standards.
In a YouTube interview, he criticized the Sri Lankan selectors and Sri Lanka cricket authorities for being inconsistent with their policies and insisted that the priority should be given to the on field performances of players instead of fitness levels of players.
However, Sri Lanka cricket head coach Mickey Arthur criticized Rajapaksa calling him a “comfort zone cricketer” on the field and revealed that he has failed to comply with the skin fold tests in order to fulfill the required fitness levels to play in international cricket matches.
In February 2022, he was bought by the. Punjab Kings in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Stats
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Net Worth
According to various online resources the net worth of Bhanuka Rajapaksa is estimated around which is 32 crores in Indian Currency.
Social Media and Advertisements
Bhanuka Rajapaksa has also a best amount of social media following by which he makes decent amount of money. He had also done many TV commercials for Brands till now.
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||32 crores INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||1 crores+|
|Yearly Income||12 crores+|
|Income Source||Cricket, Advertisement|
Social Media of Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Bhanuka Rajapaksa has also a huge amount of Fan following over his social media platforms. He has total 175K followers combining his Instagram and Twitter.
Bhanuka Rajapaksa posts entertaining content on his Instagram with members of Team India & Sri Lanka at a period of time. His reels also got viral many times till now.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1.What is the net worth of Bhanuka Rajapaksa in Indian rupees?
Ans. The net worth of Bhanuka Rajapaksa in 32 crores in Indian rupees.
2. How old is Bhanuka Rajapaksa?
Ans. Bhanuka Rajapaksa is 31 years old.
3. Nick name of Bhanuka Rajapaksa ?
Ans. no any nick name of Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
4. Which country in Bhanuka Rajapaksa Belongs ?
Ans. Bhanuka Rajapaksa Belongs to Sri Lanka.
5. Is Bhanuka Rajapaksa played IPL ?
Ans. Bhanuka Rajapaksa currently played IPL for Punjab Kings.
6. IPL fees of Bhanuka Rajapaksa in 2023?
Ans. Bhanuka Rajapaksa paid 50 lakhs for 2023 IPL.