Chinthaka Jayasinghe’s height is
6ft 1in (1.85 m)
Chinthaka Umesh Jayasinghe (born 19 May 1978) in Kalutara is a Sri Lankan cricketer. he commenced his cricketing career as a school boy, playing at the Under 13, 15, 17 and 19 levels, representing his school, Dharmapala College, Pannipitiya, Colombo. He was the captain of the school team at all these levels. he continue to hold a Sri Lankan school cricket record, scoring consecutive 1000 run seasons in three consecutive years(1994/95, 1995/96,1996/97). His first national representation occurred in 1994 as a member of Sri Lankan under 17 Cricket Mini World Cup Team that played in Malaysia. he was a member of the Sri Lankan U19 cricket team from 1994 to 1997 and was the captain of that team in 1997. As a member of the U.19 Sri Lankan team he played against England, India, Singapore, Canada, Pakistan and Hong Kong.Selected for the Sri Lankan A team in 1998, he became a regular member until 2004. His performance in the Sri Lankan A team and in first class cricket earned him a regular spot in the Sri Lankan Six A Side team where he participated in five Hong Kong ‘Sixes’ tournaments. he was offered a Sri Lankan Cricket Annual National Player Contract in 2008 as a T20 Specialist and said contract continued into the 2009 and 2010 seasons. In the year 2011, he was offered a Sri Lankan Cricket National Provincial Player contract.He was a member of the Sri Lankan cricket team for the T20 World Cup played in the West Indies in 2010 and trevor bayliss was the head coach. Sri Lanka achieved the semi-final stage and he played a vital role. Also, he was a member of Sri Lanka team in the 2010 Asian Games in China. he achieved a number of national records in first class cricket such as fastest century, most number of sixes in the seasons (2010/11 &2011/12) etc. Also, he led his club (Bloomfield CAC) to the championship of the Sri Lanka Premier League (First Class) Tournament in 2010/11. Commending his outstanding achievements, he was awarded the Man of the Tournament title in the Premier League (First Class) Tournament in 2008/09. He played 142 first class matches and 128 List-A matches. He scored more than 8500 runs and took 200+ wickets in both formats during his 14 years in a first class cricket career. he was selected for the “UVA Next” Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL, T20) team which won the championship in that year. Subsequently, he was part of the Premier league team that represented Sri Lanka in the 2012 Champions League tournament held in South Africa.
Born: 19 May, 1978
Height: 6ft 1in (1.85 m)
Astrological Sign: Taurus