Dunith Wellalage breaks Wanindu Hasaranga’s record

June 25, 2022 at 10:40 AM

Sri Lanka’s newest addition into the team, former U19 captain Dunith Wellalage had a brilliant outing in the Australian ODI series claiming 9 wickets in the 5 matches played along with some crucial knocks with the bat.

With this performance, Dunith surpassed Wanindu Hasaranga’s record of most wickets taken by a Sri Lankan spinner in his debut series in ODIs. Wanindu previously had 8 wickets in his debut against Zimbabwe in 2017.

Most wickets by Sri Lankan spinner in his debut ODI series.

9 – Dunith Wellalage vs 🇦🇺 in 2022
8 – Wanindu Hasaranga vs 🇿🇼 in 2017
7 – Amila Aponso vs 🇦🇺 in 2016