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Janaka Gunaratne      

Full name Liyanabadalge Janaka Prabath Gunaratne

Born March 14, 1981, Colombo

Current age 33 years 279 days

Major teams Abahani Limited, Basnahira Greens, Basnahira South, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Moors Sports Club, North Central Province, Ruhuna, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 1 in

Education Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa

Liyanabadalge Janaka Prabath Gunaratne
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 147 233 24 7890 199* 37.75 14 45 112 0
List A 113 100 11 1925 86 21.62 0 10 41 0
Twenty20 45 40 10 579 83 19.30 469 123.45 0 1 39 30 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 147 13998 7705 279 8/92 27.61 3.30 50.1 10 9 2
List A 113 3933 2887 127 5/25 5/25 22.73 4.40 30.9 3 1 0
Twenty20 45 36 646 711 45 4/21 4/21 15.80 6.60 14.3 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 2001
Last First-class Moors Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Kaluthara, Apr 4-7, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2001/02
Last List A Moors Sports Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Dec 16, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Galle Cricket Club at Colombo (Police), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kandurata Maroons v Basnahira Greens at Colombo (RPS), Aug 17, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7, 2/6 Moors v SLPACC Colombo (Moors) 16 Dec 2014 LA
42*, 1/37 Moors v Colts Colombo (Colts) 14 Dec 2014 LA
3/11 Moors v SL Air SC Kaluthara 13 Dec 2014 LA
86, 2/28 Moors v Bloomfield Colombo (Moors) 9 Dec 2014 LA
10, 0/86 Moors v Nondescripts Colombo (Moors) 5 Dec 2014 LA
45, 0/62, 71, 2/47 Moors v Ragama Kaluthara 4 Apr 2014 FC
64, 0/51 Moors v Sinhalese Colombo (NCC) 20 Mar 2014 FC
25, 2/71, 11 Moors v Tamil Union Colombo (NCC) 13 Mar 2014 FC
88, 0/3, 46, 3/15 Moors v SLPACC Colombo (Colts) 6 Mar 2014 FC
0/13, 69, 0/8, 10 Moors v Nondescripts Colombo (NCC) 21 Feb 2014 FC
Profile

A veteran of the Sri Lankan domestic circuit, the Colombo-born Gunaratne has made over 100 first-class appearances. A batting allrounder, he made his first T20 appearance in 2004 for Chilaw Marians. He was one of Ruhuna's heroes in the 2011 Inter-Provincial T20. He top-scored for his side with 83 and picked up 1 for 17 in the big final against Wayamba. He also hit the winning runs in the Super Over that earned Ruhuna a spot in the Champions League T20 in 2011.

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Sep 21, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is ecstatic after dismissing Jacques Du Toit, Leicestershire v Ruhuna, CLT20 qualifier, Hyderabad, September 21, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is ecstatic after dismissing Jacques Du Toit

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Sep 19, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is congratulated on dismissing Lendl Simmons, Ruhuna v T&T, CLT20 qualifier, Hyderabad, September 19, 2011

Janaka Gunaratne is congratulated on dismissing Lendl Simmons

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Sep 8, 2004

Janaka Gunaratne

Janaka Gunaratne

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Semi-Final: Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (RPS)
Dec 19, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
NZ XI v Sri Lankans at Queenstown
Dec 21-22, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Final: Colts v TBA at Colombo (RPS)
Dec 21, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch
Dec 26-30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington
Jan 3-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
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