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Asela Gunaratne makes hsi Mark

November 8, 2016

Michael Roberts

Entering the portals of first class cricket relatively late — at the age of 22 —  and breaking into the top ranks aged 29/30, Asela Gunaratne has inscribed his potential with a century accumulated at a good rate against Zimbabwe playing away.  He can be classed as a batting allrounder. His career details are indicated below. it would seem that he is a late-developer.

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Asela Gunaratne | Sri Lanka Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | ESPN Cricinf

Full name Downdegedara Asela Sampath Gunaratne

Born January 8, 1986, Kandy

Current age 30 years 305 days

Major teams Mohammedan Sporting Club, Sri Lanka Army Sports Club

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Rahula College

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Downdegedara Asela Sampath Gunaratne
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 1 70 54 70.00 124 56.45 0 1 9 0 2 0
T20Is 1 1 0 4 4 4.00 12 33.33 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 68 115 13 4390 200* 43.03 7671 57.22 10 21 485 38 80 0
List A 50 43 5 919 75* 24.18 1389 66.16 0 4 97 7 22 0
Twenty20 23 22 2 419 87* 20.95 361 116.06 0 3 30 16 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 1 18 23 0 7.66 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 17 22 0 7.76 0 0 0
First-class 68 65 2244 1202 34 3/27 5/57 35.35 3.21 66.0 0 0 0
List A 50 36 960 620 26 5/12 5/12 23.84 3.87 36.9 0 1 0
Twenty20 23 22 346 423 20 5/10 5/10 21.15 7.33 17.3 1 1 0
Career statistics
Only Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Oct 29-Nov 2, 2016 scorecard
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First-class debut Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Moors Sports Club at Panagoda, Dec 12-14, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Oct 29-Nov 2, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Colombo (PSS), Dec 10, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Katunayake, Dec 16, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Udarata Rulers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jun 27, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 India v Sri Lanka at Visakhapatnam, Feb 14, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
54, 0/23, 16* Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 29 Oct 2016 Test # 2228
16, 0/19, 69 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Dambulla 18 Oct 2016 FC
0/61, 46, 0/8, 5 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Pallekele 11 Oct 2016 FC
3/27, 38, 2/30 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Colombo (RPS) 4 Oct 2016 FC
58, 0/31, 23 Sri Lanka XI v Australians Colombo (PSS) 18 Jul 2016 FC
28, 0/3, 160, 0/19 SL Army v SLPACC Colombo (CCC) 4 Mar 2016 FC
1, 0/6, 0/13, 37* SL Army v Saracens Colombo (Bloomfield) 26 Feb 2016 FC
0/11, 2, 0/8 SL Army v Chilaw Colombo (CCC) 19 Feb 2016 FC
4, 0/22 Sri Lanka v India Visakhapatnam 14 Feb 2016 T20I # 499
6, 0/21 Kurunegala W v Guardians Colombo (RPS) 3 Feb 2016 T20

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