Asela is a well-known Sri Lankan Player and he was raised in Sri Lanka itself. He is known to be an aggressive player and for the same reason, his fans love him a lot. He also bowls sometimes and it is known that he is also a part of Sri Lanka’s Army and his designation in the army is Warrant Officer.
He is a part of 6th Field Regiment of Artillery unit of Sri Lankan Army. He completed his education in Kandy and it is known that he also played cricket for his school and college’s team.
Asela’s first experience in a professional set up was in 2005 when he was selected in the team of Mohammedan Sporting Club. He played on this team for 3 years and in 2008 he became a part of SL Army’s domestic team. He is still associated with the team and in 2017, Asela is going to play his first match in IPL. He has been bought by Mumbai Indians at an auction held for IPL. Asela also played international matches for Sri Lanka and he played his first international test match in October 2016. Later in November 2016, Asela played his first ODI and talking about Twenty 20 format, Asela debuted in this format of cricket in February 2016.
IPL Auction Money
The Mumbai Indians bought A Gunarathna for an amount of 3 Million Rupees.
Net Worth: Not Known
- Name: Downdegedara Asela Sampath Gunarathna
- Nickname: Kandy
- Date of Birth: 8 January 1986
- Age: 31 Years
- Place of Birth: Kandy, Sri Lanka
- College: Sri Rahula College, Kandy
- Marital Status: Not Known
- Affair: None
- Religion: Not Known
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Eye Colour: Black
- Profession: Cricketer
- Role: Batsman
- Languages Known: English and Sinhalese