Dinesha Devnarain



First name



Middle name






Name as you are most commonly referred


Dinesha Devnarain

Nickname (and why you got this name)





D, I guess its easier for my most of friends,family team mates to call me rather than Dinesha

Date, month, year of birth


12 November 1988  

City and country of birth

Johannesburg,South Africa


Domestic team

Kwa-Zulu Natal


Playing role in the team

Bowling all rounder


Batting Style



Bowling Style



Specialist fielding position (if applicable)




In 50 words, introduce yourself to the world











50 words won't be enough to say,but basically very passionate,determined and ambitious in cricket and life in general! Loves trying out new things,respect all values/people in life! Type of person to do something when u tell me I can't do it! I love living life,making any moment the moment u wanna make it to be! 

Do you work or study while playing cricket?





I am currently busy with a Bcom degree in Finance and HRM! I am employed by the cricket union in my province,where I am employed as a sports co-ordinator,with a level 2 coaching certificate!

What was your most recent performance in a domestic tournament?




Most recent performance was really good,played 2 ODIs away,the 1 rained out whilst I top scored with 40* and bagged 2 wickets and 2 catches!

In what year did you first represent your country in a cricket match/series?



In stellenbosch,2007,world cup qualifiers against Pakistan




Have you represented your country in any other sport before?  When and where?




I have a baby cubs invitation soccer team,at the age of 10 in Johannesburg


Relatives who have represented your country in cricket before?





Relatives who have represented your country in any other sport before?





Who is your favourite cricketer, and why?


Have too many to mention! But a stand out cricketers will be AB De Villiers, Dale Steyn, and Ricky pointing! They separate a good cricketer from a great cricketer


Which international cricketer would you most liken your playing style to, and why?


Vernon Philander most probably,handy with the bat,gentle pace bowler,moves the ball around! And proudly south african :)


What is your best cricketing moment/performance to date?



Well most memorable will be my bowling figures domestic team 9 overs 8 wickets for 20 runs! National would be taking 2 for 24 against west indies!


What is the favourite cricket ground you have played on, and why?



Lords! Need I say more?! Very special place for any cricketer that respects history!

Want is your cricketing ambition?



Being the best I can be for myself and team! Be apart of a world cup winning squad :)

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