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Malintha Gajanayake      

Full name Malintha Krishantha Gajanayake

Born October 5, 1980, Colombo

Current age 34 years 47 days

Major teams Basnahira North, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education D. S. Senanayake College, Colombo

Malintha Krishantha Gajanayake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 109 184 9 3805 110 21.74 3 20 103 1
List A 93 84 19 1888 105* 29.04 2 11 34 4
Twenty20 21 20 2 360 76 20.00 336 107.14 0 1 27 7 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 109 3666 2043 73 4/57 27.98 3.34 50.2 0 0
List A 93 928 640 18 2/10 2/10 35.55 4.13 51.5 0 0 0
Twenty20 21 7 107 116 9 2/4 2/4 12.88 6.50 11.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Colombo Cricket Club v Saracens Sports Club at Colombo (CCC), May 6-8, 2011 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Katunayake, Jan 4, 2011 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Galle Cricket Club at Colombo (Police), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Basnahira North v Ruhuna at Kurunegala, Apr 30, 2008 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/51, 16, 1/17, 1 Col CC v Saracens Colombo (CCC) 6 May 2011 FC
2/22, 7, 2/40, 41 Col CC v Bloomfield Welisara 30 Apr 2011 FC
1/8, 29, 0/2, 12* Col CC v Lankan CC Colombo (CCC) 8 Apr 2011 FC
25, 0/39, 31 Col CC v Badureliya Colombo (CCC) 4 Apr 2011 FC
0/46, 11, 49 Col CC v Chilaw Katunayake 25 Mar 2011 FC
3/27, 4, 0/87, 0 Col CC v Colts Colombo (CCC) 19 Mar 2011 FC
0/60, 1, 0 Col CC v Nondescripts Colombo (CCC) 11 Mar 2011 FC
0/42, 20, 5 Col CC v Ragama Colombo (CCC) 25 Feb 2011 FC
0/49, 110 Col CC v Sinhalese Colombo (SSC) 17 Feb 2011 FC
4 Col CC v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 3 Feb 2011 FC
Profile

Malintha Gajanayake, born on the 5th of October 1980, is a compact right handed batsman, who normally batss in the middle order. He is also a brilliant fielder. He was the Captain of the Sri Lanka U15 team in the Mini World Cup 1996. He was also a member of the U19 team in the MTN U19 World Cup in South Africa, 1998. Later, he played for the Sri Lanka U19 team in India and then was appointed as the Captain of the Sri Lanka U19 Team for the U19 World Cup that was held in Sri Lanka 2000. After the World Cup he toured England with the Sri Lanka U19 team under the leadership of Kaushalya Weeraratne. Malintha is a quality player, in the mould of Ranjan Madugalle. He has proved to be a good Captain during his school Cricket, and now plays for the Tamil Union C & AC in the U23 team. He is bright prospect for the future.

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Sep 15, 2005

Malintha Gajanayake sweeps for Chilaw Marians in the 20:20 Championship before the rain arrives, Chilaw Marians v PCA Masters XI, International 20:20, Leicester

Malintha Gajanayake sweeps in the International 20:20

© Leicestershire CCC

Sep 7, 2004

Malintha Gajanayake

Malintha Gajanayake

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Nov 8, 2000

British High  Commissioner Linda Duffield presenting  Malintha  Gajanayake with the Prince of Wales Trophy

British High Commissioner Linda Duffield presenting Malintha Gajanayake with the Prince of Wales Trophy

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Notes

  • Playing his fifth year for his School D.S Senanayake College

Country Fixtures Country Results
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (SSC)
Nov 21, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (PSS)
Nov 23, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 26, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Bloomfield v SLPACC at Colombo (Bloomfield)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Col CC v Ragama at Colombo (CCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Colts v Moors at Colombo (Colts)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Sinhalese v Saracens at Colombo (SSC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: SL Army v Tamil Union at Panagoda
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
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