Sri Lanka have always been a nation that has produced talented cricketers and Dunith Wellalage is one of the players who perfectly fit into the category. In 2022, he made his ODI debut against Australia and Test debut against Pakistan. The slow left-arm orthodox bowler made an instant impact with the ball ever since donning the national outfit.
He represented the national cricket team in 1 Test and 12 ODIs. While he is yet to get off the mark in his wicket tally in the longest format, he has accounted for 18 dismissals in One-Day Internationals. The 20-year-old bright prospect shot into prominence after he let his ball weave the magic against Team India in the Asia Cup 2023 tournament.
The left-arm spinner ripped through the defence of India’s batting line-up by taking his maiden five-wicket haul. In the process, he registered his personal best bowling figures of 5/40 in his full quota of 10 overs. The youngster got rid of Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya on a slow-turning track.
Dunith Wellalage announced his arrival as a young talent when he showcased his mettle as an all-rounder during the 2022 U19 World Cup. He captained the team in that tournament and finished as the highest wicket-taker with 17 wickets in six games. It is worth noting that he garnered 264 runs and finished as Sri Lanka’s leading run-scorer.
Dunith Wellalage Net Worth
|Net Worth in INR
|INR 8.24 crore
|$50,000 per year
As per the information obtained from various sources, the estimated net worth of Dunith Wellalage is $1 million. Dunith Wellalage represents Jaffna Kings in the Lanka Premier League. His franchise fees for the Lanka Premier League (LPL) is estimated to be around $100,000 per season.
Dunith Wellalage Salary
As per the reports, his annual salary is $50,000. He is yet to receive a central contract from the national cricket team. Players who consistently perform well at the international level are certain to earn central contracts. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will surely add his name in the near future.
Dunith Wellalage Brand Endorsements
Wellalage has signed endorsement deals with several brands, including Nike, Adidas, and Pepsi.
Dunith Wellalage Car Collection
There is no information regarding the Sri Lankan cricketer’s car collection.
Dunith Wellalage House
Dunith Wellalage was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka on January 9, 2003. Since then, he has been residing at this place and the exact information regarding his house is not known yet.