Dhansiri Weerasinghe is confirmed dead at the age of 84.
Dhansiri was best known as a Sri Lankan cricketer (national team).
Dhansiri Weerasinghe
Personal information
Full nameDhansiri H. A. Weerasinghe
Died7 July 2020
BattingRight-handed
Career statistics
CompetitionFirst-class
Matches12
Runs scored446
Batting average23.47
100s/50s0/3
Top score92
Balls bowled
Wickets
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings5/–
Source: Cricinfo, 14 April 2017
Dhansiri Weerasinghe is a former cricketer who played 12 matches of first-class cricket for Ceylon between 1958 and 1969.
Weerasinghe attended Ananda College in Colombo. On his first-class debut in 1957-58 he scored 57 against Mysore. He made his highest score of 92 when he captained Ceylon to a draw in the Gopalan Trophy match in 1968-69.
He toured India with the Ceylon team in 1964-65, playing in one of the three matches against India, but with little success. He was one of the selectors who included him in the Ceylon team to tour England in 1968, but the tour was cancelled just before it was due to begin.
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