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Asela Gunaratne

Asela Gunaratne

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth08 January 1986
Place of BirthKandy, Sri Lanka
CareerNovember 2016 - Active
RoleAllrounder

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career31254575114*27.3872479.4111506100

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career3025834723223/1032.865.2037.9000

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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.