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Akalanka Ganegama      

Full name Withanaarchchige Chamara Akalanka Ganegama

Born March 29, 1981, Colombo

Current age 36 years 91 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Kandurata, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Ananda College, Colombo

Withanaarchchige Chamara Akalanka Ganegama
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 4 2 0 7 7 3.50 9 77.77 0 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 118 156 27 2086 133 16.17 1 5 52 0
List A 115 60 18 500 31 11.90 0 0 36 0
T20s Insights on t20 26 19 6 157 38 12.07 114 137.71 0 0 9 12 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 4 3 66 88 2 2/27 2/27 44.00 8.00 33.0 0 0 0
First-class 118 12632 7429 276 7/25 26.91 3.52 45.7 11 0
List A 115 4461 3222 136 5/20 5/20 23.69 4.33 32.8 4 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 26 23 404 523 23 4/13 4/13 22.73 7.76 17.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Apr 8, 2001 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Sri Lanka at Perth, Jan 29, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Sri Lanka Navy Sports Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Welisara, Jan 27-29, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 2000/01
Last List A Badureliya Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Kaluthara, Dec 2, 2015 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Sep 2, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Jan 21, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 0/31, 2, 0/13 SLPACC v SL Navy Welisara 27 Jan 2017 FC
0, 2/14, 8*, 2/23 SLPACC v Lankan CC Mattegoda 14 Jan 2017 FC
0/3, 2, 1/32 SLPACC v KPCC Mattegoda 21 Dec 2016 FC
0/9, 14 SLPACC v Police SC Hambantota 15 Dec 2016 FC
2/39, 18, 0/14 SLPACC v SL Air SC Welisara 2 Dec 2016 FC
2/16, 14 Chilaw v SLPACC Colombo (Colts) 21 Jan 2016 T20
6 Chilaw v Tamil Union Colombo (NCC) 20 Jan 2016 T20
1 Chilaw v Col CC Colombo (Colts) 12 Jan 2016 T20
0c/0s, 12, 0c/0s Chilaw v Ragama Katunayake 8 Jan 2016 FC
12, 0/36 Chilaw v Colts Colombo (RPS) 5 Jan 2016 T20
Profile

Akalanka Ganegama is a fast bowler who, with some work, may well prove a useful, quick-scoring ODI allrounder. Keen to learn, from men such as Chaminda Vaas and Glenn McGrath no less, Ganegama was introduced to cricket by former Sri Lanka wicket-keeper Russel Hamer when he attended his private coaching classes. He soon made his mark at Susamyawardena College, bagging nine wickets in the match against Ananda College. The performance secured a scholarship to study and play for Ananda College, one of the country's leading Buddhist institutions.

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Oct 4, 2010

Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Akalanka Ganegama performs at the CEAT awards, Colombo, October 4 2010

Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Akalanka Ganegama performs at the CEAT awards

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Jun 21, 2007

Habibul Bashar top scored for Bangladesh with 63, Sri Lanka A v Bangladeshis, Colombo, June 21, 2007

Habibul Bashar top scored for Bangladesh with 63

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Jan 26, 2006

Akalanka Ganegama took an easy catch to dismiss Adam Gilchrist, Australia v Sri Lanka, 7th match, VB Series, Adelaide, January 26, 2006

Akalanka Ganegama took an easy catch to dismiss Adam Gilchrist

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Country Fixtures Country Results
AUS Women v SL Women at Bristol
Jun 29, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Galle
Jun 30, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Galle
Jul 2, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
ENG Women v SL Women at Taunton
Jul 2, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
IND Women v SL Women at Derby
Jul 5, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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