Dasun Shanaka vs India: Dasun Shanaka has performed brilliantly in the last 5 T20s against India. He has scored 255 runs at a strike rate of 205.64. During this, he has scored two half-centuries.
Dasun Shanaka vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka is an underrated player in limited-overs cricket. He remained unsold in the auction for the Indian Premier League 2023 on 23 December 2022 (IPL 2023 Auction). However, his T20 record is quite impressive. His record against India is even better. In the last 5 matches, he has scored runs at a strike rate of 205.64. In the second T20 (IND vs SL 2nd T20) played in Pune on Thursday, he created history by scoring a half-century off 20 balls. He became the fastest batsman to score a fifty in T20 for Sri Lanka.
Big record in the name of Dasun Shanaka
Dasun Shanaka hit 56 runs in 22 balls with the help of 6 sixes and 2 fours in the second T20 played against Team India in Pune. During this, he made many records in his name. He became the first batsman against India to score more than 50 runs at a strike rate of more than 250 in a T20 match.
The second batsman in the world to score the fastest fifty against India
Dasun Shanaka became the second batsman in the world to score the fastest fifty against India. He equaled Jhonshon Charles of the West Indies. Both have scored half-centuries in 20 balls. Cameron Green is on top of this. He had scored a half-century off 19 balls last year. On the other hand, former Sri Lankan players Kumar Sangakkara and Litton Das have scored half-centuries in 21-21 balls.
Excellent record in last 5 T20 against India
Dasun Shanaka has done exceptionally well in the last 5 T20Is against India. He has scored 255 runs at a strike rate of 205.64. During this, he has scored two half-centuries. Scored more than 40 runs twice and scored more than 30 runs once. Talking about their T20 career, he has scored 1305 runs in 84 matches at an average of 21.39 and a strike rate of 121.62. Has taken 39 wickets with an economy of 8.04.