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Janaka Gunaratne      

Full name Liyanabadalge Janaka Prabath Gunaratne

Born March 14, 1981, Colombo

Current age 34 years 138 days

Major teams Abahani Limited, Basnahira Greens, Basnahira South, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Moors Sports Club, North Central Province, Ruhuna, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa

Liyanabadalge Janaka Prabath Gunaratne
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 157 249 25 8253 199* 36.84 14 47 117 0
List A 114 101 12 1989 86 22.34 0 11 41 0
Twenty20 50 44 10 640 83 18.82 520 123.07 0 1 44 34 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 157 15559 8581 308 8/92 27.86 3.30 50.5 10 10 2
List A 114 3975 2913 128 5/25 5/25 22.75 4.39 31.0 3 1 0
Twenty20 50 40 736 791 50 4/21 4/21 15.82 6.44 14.7 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 2001
Last First-class Moors Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 26-29, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Moors Sports Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (RPS), Dec 19, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Galle Cricket Club at Colombo (Police), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club v Moors Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 8, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7, 2/11 Moors v SL Air SC Colombo (SSC) 8 Apr 2015 T20
- Moors v Chilaw Colombo (Bloomfield) 7 Apr 2015 T20
0, 1/32 Moors v Nondescripts Colombo (SSC) 4 Apr 2015 T20
0/14, 20 Moors v SLPACC Colombo (Colts) 2 Apr 2015 T20
34, 2/23 Moors v Colts Colombo (CCC) 1 Apr 2015 T20
6, 3/73, 54, 3/72 Moors v Tamil Union Colombo (CCC) 26 Mar 2015 FC
29, 3/41, 8, 1/39 Moors v Nondescripts Colombo (RPS) 19 Mar 2015 FC
31, 0/87 Moors v Bloomfield Colombo (Colts) 12 Mar 2015 FC
0, 1/57, 2/28 Moors v Badureliya Hambantota 5 Mar 2015 FC
18, 6/79, 30, 1/15 Moors v SLPACC Colombo (Moors) 27 Feb 2015 FC
Profile

A veteran of the Sri Lankan domestic circuit, the Colombo-born Gunaratne has made over 100 first-class appearances. A batting allrounder, he made his first T20 appearance in 2004 for Chilaw Marians. He was one of Ruhuna's heroes in the 2011 Inter-Provincial T20. He top-scored for his side with 83 and picked up 1 for 17 in the big final against Wayamba. He also hit the winning runs in the Super Over that earned Ruhuna a spot in the Champions League T20 in 2011.

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Sep 21, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is ecstatic after dismissing Jacques Du Toit, Leicestershire v Ruhuna, CLT20 qualifier, Hyderabad, September 21, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is ecstatic after dismissing Jacques Du Toit

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Sep 19, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is congratulated on dismissing Lendl Simmons, Ruhuna v T&T, CLT20 qualifier, Hyderabad, September 19, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is congratulated on dismissing Lendl Simmons

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Sep 8, 2004

Janaka Gunaratne

Janaka Gunaratne

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS)
Aug 1, 2015 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v India at Galle
Aug 12-16, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS)
Aug 20-24, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
3rd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC)
Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
TBA v Sri Lanka A at Lincoln
Oct 1-2, 2015
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