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Asela Gunaratne

Asela Gunaratne

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth 08 January 1986
Place of Birth Kandy, Sri Lanka
Career November 2016 - Active
Role Allrounder

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 29 23 4 558 114* 29.36 696 80.17 1 1 49 6 10 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 28 23 780 678 22 3/10 30.81 5.21 35.45 0 0

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1. Scored his maiden ODI century against South Africa in February 2017 from No. 6, becoming the first Sri Lankan to score a ton from that batting position.

2. His 84 against Australia in a T20I in 2017 is the highest score by a Sri Lankan player batting at No. 5 or lower.

3. Serves in the Sri Lankan army as a Warrant Officer.

4. Playing in his first ICC CT

5. ODI debut against Zimbabwe at Harare in 2016

6. He was immediately effective in Tests, hitting a fifty and a hundred in his first three international innings, against Zimbabwe

7. He took eight wickets with his seamers as Sri Lanka won the tri-nations trophy in Zimbabwe, in November 2016

8. He also helped Sri Lanka claim a T20 series in Australia in February 2017 by hitting 84 in 46 balls in Geelong in a chase of 174.