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Suwanji Madanayake      

Full name Suwanji Madanayake

Born August 28, 1975, Kandy

Current age 41 years 34 days

Major teams Burgher Recreation Club, Central Province, Kandy Youth Cricket Club, Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club, Lankan Cricket Club, Moors Sports Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI

Nickname Maddy-Madey-Madaa

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Umpire, Coach

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Kingswood College, Kandy

Relation Brother - TJ Madanayake

Suwanji Madanayake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 120 177 21 3080 110 19.74 1 13 71 0
List A 71 62 6 938 52 16.75 0 1 19 0
Twenty20 3 1 0 4 4 4.00 4 100.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 120 14695 7168 332 7/15 21.59 2.92 44.2 16 2
List A 71 3175 1952 102 5/15 5/15 19.13 3.68 31.1 4 1 0
Twenty20 3 3 28 39 2 2/18 2/18 19.50 8.35 14.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1991/92
Last First-class Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Riffle), Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Burgher Recreation Club v Galle Cricket Club at Colombo (Burgher), Jan 2, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Oct 26, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Burgher Recreation Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo, Mar 30, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/65, 0, 0/58 Burgher v SL Air SC Colombo (Riffle) 30 Mar 2013 FC
1/55, 8, 5/74 Burgher v SL Army Colombo (Burgher) 22 Mar 2013 FC
4/24, 13, 3/16 Burgher v Lankan CC Katunayake 15 Mar 2013 FC
0, 1/140 Burgher v Ragama Colombo (Burgher) 15 Feb 2013 FC
2/52, 1*, 2/50 Burgher v Saracens Colombo (Burgher) 8 Feb 2013 FC
2/26, 2* Burgher v Galle CC Colombo (Burgher) 2 Jan 2013 LA
0/5 Burgher v SLPACC Colombo 30 Mar 2012 T20
3/59, 1*, 0/6 Burgher v Police SC Colombo (Police) 16 Mar 2012 FC
0/55, 4, 0/14 Burgher v Col CC Colombo (Burgher) 17 Feb 2012 FC
2/27, 7*, 0/30 Burgher v Saracens Colombo (Burgher) 5 Feb 2012 FC
Profile

Suwanji Madanayake is an outstanding all-rounder who bowls left arm spin and middle order left handed. Madanayake has been one of the leading professional players in the UK, where he has excelled at numerous clubs, including successful stints in the North Yorkshire and South Durham, Lancashire league, Leicestershire, Liverpool competition, two counties premier and North Staffordshire & South Cheshire premier. He is the first Liverpool player to achieve 500 runs and 50 wicket milestone and he became the highest wicket taker in 2008 summer. (First Sri Lankan player to achieve for 150 years old Liverpool league).

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Dec 16, 2003

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Notes

  • Best Bowler of the Premier Limited Over Tier-B Tournament 2006-07

  • Best All-rounder of the Premier Tier-B Tournament 2007-08

  • Best All-rounder of the Premier Tier-B Tournament 2008-09

Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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