Full name Liyanabadalge Janaka Prabath Gunaratne
Born March 14, 1981, Colombo
Current age 35 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
|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|
|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|
After Under 19 world cup in Sri Lanka 2000 Gunaratne got selected MAX Cricket academy it was the very first cricket academy in Sri Lanka at the same time he scored heavily in under 23 tournament in 2003, Gunaratne got first call for Sri Lanka A team because of his performances in under 23 tournament and select to tour South Africa and Kenya.
After that Gunaratne played many provincial teams in Sri Lanka Gunaratne was the best bowler in provincial T20 tournament and outstanding player in the provincial four day tournaments in 2010 part of the Basnahira South team. His outstanding performance in provincial tournaments Gunaratne recall to A team again in 2010 and he got a century against South Africa in unofficial test, he performed well in batting and bawling in that tour.
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
In 2012 Gunaratne got call up for play Uthura Rudra team in SLPL tournament. Also he is involving with Abahani Limited team in Bangladesh premier league tournament and his professional cricket in UK and scored heavily and consistently for Clithereo Cricket Club. He was broke record of 122 years old hitting six sixes in over in the Ribblesdale Cricket League 2015 season.
Also: the fastest Indian to 50 wickets, and Yasir Shah's unwanted "double-hundred"