Aravinda De Silva Biography and Career
Deshabandu Pinnaduwage Aravinda de Silva is a former cricketer of Sri Lankan and also captain of srilanka cricket team. He has also played in English county cricket. In 1996 Cricket World Cup De Silva helped Sri Lanka to win the World Cup. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, games and family of Aravinda De Silva so read the article till the end.
He is the only player of Sri Lanka team who brought Sri Lanka from underdog status to present-day form. After his retirement in the year 2003 he held various posts in Sri Lankan Cricket.
Aravinda De Silva is an international cricketer and he played so many games for country, state and clubs this biography article is incomplete without talking about his career. So here you will gain info about his achievements and life story.
In the year 1995 he played a successful season in first-class cricket for the English county Kent and this marked a turning point in his career.
On 23 August 1984 at Lord’s stadium, he made his Test match debut in which match was played against England. On 31 April 1984 he made his debut in ODI in which match was played against New Zealand. In the year 1996 he was selected as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year and listed in one of the five Sri Lankan cricketers named on the prestigious list.
On 18 march 2003 Batsman de Silva announced his retirement from all formats of international cricket tournaments.
After retiring from cricketing career, he was appointed as the chairman of the national selection committee. Again, on 7 March 2016 he was appointed as the head of the national selection committee by Sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekara, prior to 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
Short biography of Aravinda De Silva
Aravinda was born on 17 October 1965 at Colombo, Ceylon. He also known by his nickname Mad Max. Silva father’s name is Charles Shipman Payson and Mother’s name is Joan Whitney Payson.
De Silva completed his early education from Isipathana College, Colombo and after that he attended D. S. Senanayake College.
He married to Anushka De Silva They look are living together happily and live a great life together.
Random biography facts about Aravinda De Silva
Net worth of Aravinda is approximately $10 million USD. He made this amount of wealth from his primary career as a cricketer. He is among the list of richest cricketers in the world.
On the list of most popular cricketers of the with Aravinda de Silva is ranked 878.
On 5 May 2017, after completing 13 months of duration in his post De Silva resigned from his post.
We hope this biography article of Aravinda De Silva will be helpful for you to understand his journey and works.
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