Full name Rohan Stanley Amarasiriwardene Jayasekera
Born December 7, 1957, Colombo
Current age 57 years 268 days
Major teams Canada, Sri Lanka
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|Only Test||Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Mar 22-27, 1982 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Feb 13, 1982 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Mar 12, 1982 scorecard|
|First-class span||1979 - 1981/82|
|List A span||1978/79 - 1981/82|
Rohan Jayasekera toured England in 1979 with the Sri Lankan team performing the dual role as a forceful batsman and reserve wicketkeeper to Stanley Jayasinghe. However, he did not play in the World Cup as Jayasinghe was preferred. Making his debut in Sri Lanka's inaugural one-day international on home soil against England, he kept wicket and scored 17 as Sri Lanka were defeated by six runs in a thrilling encounter. His sole Test came on the tour of Pakistan when he played as a specialist batsman at Lahore. Imran Khan routed Sri Lanka, taking 14 wickets, Jayasekera constituted two of those, bowled for 0 and 2. Not selected again, Jayasekera became another member of the exclusive one-Test club.
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