Kasun Rajitha

by Charleen 25 Jul,2022
Kasun Rajitha
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha
  • Birth Place Matara, Sri Lanka
  • Famous Name Kasun Rajitha
  • Father -
  • Mother -
  • Net Worth N/A
  • Salary N/A
  • Position in Team Bowler
  • Current team Badureliya Sports Club
  • Nationality Sri Lankan
  • Profession Cricket Player
  • University attended St. Servatius' College

Kasun Rajitha is a right-arm medium-fast bowler hailing from Matara, Sri Lanka, who plays all formats of the game at the international level for Sri Lanka. Domestically, he has been playing for the team of Badureliya Sports Club since 2017. With his team, Rajitha has participated in multiple leagues such as IPL and SLC T20 League.

Besides being a well-known domestic player, Rajitha is also an international-level player who has already represented the Sri Lankan national team in various events. Since making his T20 League debut on February 9, 2016, Rajitha has been a part of the Srilankan team that has appeared in multiple T20 games. For your information, he is a Right-arm medium-fast bowler. No doubt, Rajitha is a skilled player, and he offers Sri Lanka a skill that's been occasional in their history. 

Age and Height

Kasun Rajitha was born Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha on June 1, 1993 in Matara, Sri Lanka making his age 29 years as of 2022. The 29 years old player spent his early days in Matara. He has not given any hints regarding his educational background.

Talking about his physical appearance, Rajitha has a fit body, and he stands at an average height. Not to mention, his height may be 5 feet 5.23 inches which is the average height of a Sri Lankan male. Besides that, Rajitha has also kept his family details private, and we are unable to share details about his father & mother.

Career Overview

Talking about his domestic career, Rajitha participated in Sri Lanka Board President's XI vs. Indian national cricket team, which was organized in August 2015. After that, he was also named in Kandy's squad for the 2017-18 Super Four Provincial Tournament.

Kasun Kasun Rajitha is a professional bowler SOURCE: Twitter @PakPassion

Likewise, Rajitha was also a part of Kandy's squad that participated in the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament. In the same way, Rajitha got a chance to be on the team of Galle, which took part in the 2018 SLC T20 League. During that tournament, he was the leading wicket-taker, finishing with 13 wickets in six games.

And Rajitha was also selected to participate in the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament representing Kandy's team. Furthermore, the Dambulla Viiking drafted him in October 2020 for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League. 

Coming into his international career, Rajitha made his T20 debut for the Sri Lankan team on February 9, 2016, playing against India. Apart from that, he also represented his nation in other formats of cricket. Rajitha was named in Sri Lanka's Test squad for their series against the West Indies in May 2018.

And he made his test debut on June 14, 2018, playing against the West Indies. In the respective series, Rajitha took his first wicket by dismissing Kraigg Brathwaite. Apart from that, Rajitha was named in Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against South Africa in the year 2018. And on August 1, 2018, his debut came against South Africa. 

Kasun Kasun Rajitha got trolled after dropping a ball SOURCE: Twitter @ThePapareSports

Rajitha made headlines in March 2019 when he and Isuru Udana made the highest partnership for the 10th wicket for Sri Lanka in an ODI game. Similarly, he participated in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Moreover, Rajitha is still active in this field and is playing cricket actively.

Kasun Rajitha Wife Name

Coming into his personal life, the Sri Lankan cricketer appears to be an unmarried man as none of the media outlets are able to share details openly. At the same time, the old boy of St. Servatius College has also not talked anything about his marital life with the media.

He may have someone, but Rajitha is also a private person like many other cricketers who have kept their details secret. Meanwhile, he is not available on any social media platforms making it more challenging to know about his wife or partner.

Moreover, Rajitha is now highly focused on his career and is working pretty hard to get more success. So, rather than getting involved in romantic affairs, he might be doing hard work to make his career look marvelous.

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Salary and Net Worth

Rajitha makes most of his gains from being a cricket player. In Sri Lanka, a cricket player has an average salary of around $60,000- $100,000. Besides, the pay may vary according to their performances too. So, Rajitha may make in the same range as he has been playing cricket professionally for many years.

As mentioned earlier, Rajitha has been a part of multiple games representing his nation. So, playing for his team, Rajitha may have taken home a fair sum due to his outstanding performances. Likewise, some professional cricketers have also worked with numerous renowned brands.

Kasun Kasun Rajitha celebrating after taking a wicket SOURCE: Twitter @ThePapareSports

So, Rajitha may have got a chance to collaborate with some companies, which will surely help him increase his earnings. No doubt, the professional Sri Lankan cricketer has an impressive net worth which may be in the six figures. But due to the lack of information, we are unable to mention his actual fortune.

Online Presence

As said earlier, Rajitha is a very private person, and he keeps himself far from the public light. So, we can't find his official accounts on any of the social media platforms. However, some of the fake accounts are created under his name on Twitter and Instagram.

Moreover, we can get updates regarding his professional or personal life by following his news on multiple media outlets.  

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