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Sanjeewa Weerasinghe      

Full name Colombage Don Udesh Sanjeewa Weerasinghe

Born March 1, 1968, Colombo

Current age 47 years 4 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colts Cricket Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak googly

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 1 0 3 3 3.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 44 58 11 845 112* 17.97 1 2 39 0
List A 1 1 1 3 3* - 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 114 36 0 - - - 1.89 - 0 0 0
First-class 44 4593 2476 103 8/77 24.03 3.23 44.5 6 2
List A 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Sep 6-11, 1985 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1984/85 - 1996/97
List A span 1990/91 - 1990/91
Profile

Sanjeewa Weerasinghe was chosen to represent Sri Lanka as a schoolboy, making his debut against Indian in 1985 at the age of 17 years 189 days - the youngest person to play a Test for Sri Lanka. A legipinner, Weerasinghe was viewed as a potential successor to DS de Silva. In his debut Sri Lanka beat India, and although Weerasinghe was used sparingly, he bowled tidily without taking a wicket. It proved to be Weerasinghe's only Test despite making a subsequent tour to Pakistan. Thereafter he rarely sparkled and his career was over before he was 30.
Johann P Jayasekera

Country Fixtures Country Results
Super Eight: Badureliya v Moors at Hambantota
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Bloomfield v SLPACC at Pallekele
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Nondescripts v SL Army at Galle
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Col CC at Colombo (RPS)
Mar 5-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Plate: Colts v Saracens at Colombo (Bloomfield)
Mar 6-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Plate: Ragama v Chilaw at Colombo (Colts)
Mar 6-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
Plate: SL Air SC v Sinhalese at Colombo (Moors)
Mar 6-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST -1d | 22:30 CST -1d | 20:30 PST -1d)
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