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Dammika Ranatunga      

Full name Dammika Ranatunga

Born October 12, 1962, Colombo

Current age 52 years 46 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Sinhalese Sports Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Administrator

Relation Brother - A Ranatunga, Brother - N Ranatunga, Brother - S Ranatunga

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 0 87 45 29.00 250 34.80 0 0 4 0 0 0
ODIs 4 4 0 49 25 12.25 156 31.41 0 0 2 0 1 0
First-class 73 111 10 3559 170 35.23 5 16 30 0
List A 8 8 0 87 25 10.87 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 73 770 392 12 2/11 32.66 3.05 64.1 0 0
List A 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Dec 8-12, 1989 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart, Dec 16-20, 1989 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Dec 5, 1990 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Dec 21, 1990 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1984-1996
List A span 1985-1991
Profile

The eldest of three brothers to represent Sri Lanka at Test level Dhammika Ranatunga had a brief sojourn in the international arena. A stoic opening batsman unsurprisingly blessed with an unflappable temperament Ranatunga opened the batting for Sri Lanka on the tour of Australia in 1990-91. Though it proved to be his only Test series he performed admirably batting with patience and resoluteness making 40 in his debut innings, and following up with 45 at Hobart. His introverted style seemed suited to the longer format of the game and in his limited chances at one-day level he struggled. He subsequently became an influential administrator in the Sri Lankan cricket hierarchy, and was chief executive of the Cricket Board.
Johann P Jayasekera

Country Fixtures Country Results
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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