Full name Weddikkara Ruwan Sujeewa de Silva
Born October 7, 1979, Beruwala
Current age 35 years 299 days
Major teams Sri Lanka, Colombo Cricket Club, Galle Cricket Club, Lankan Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Sri Lanka A
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast
|Test debut||Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Jul 21-23, 2002 scorecard|
|Last Test||Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Kandy, Jul 11-14, 2007 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Moors Sports Club v Panadura Sports Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013 scorecard|
|List A debut||1999/00|
|Last List A||Panadura Sports Club v Saracens Sports Club at Panadura, Dec 27, 2012 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Colombo Cricket Club v Panadura Sports Club at Colombo (Police), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Colombo Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|1/35, 0, 2/19, 5||Panadura||v Moors||Colombo (Moors)||30 Mar 2013||FC|
|1*, 0/25, 0/25||Panadura||v SL Air SC||Colombo (Riffle)||15 Mar 2013||FC|
|3/21, 1, 1/36||Panadura||v Burgher||Colombo (Burgher)||8 Mar 2013||FC|
|8, 3/35, 2/41||Panadura||v Ragama||Colombo (CCC)||4 Mar 2013||FC|
|0, 1/30, 1/41||Panadura||v Lankan CC||Panadura||1 Feb 2013||FC|
|6, 1/24||Panadura||v Saracens||Panadura||27 Dec 2012||LA|
|2*, 0/23||Panadura||v Moors||Colombo (Moors)||23 Dec 2012||LA|
|3/63||Panadura||v Colts||Panadura||15 Dec 2012||LA|
|2/31||Panadura||v Col CC||Colombo (PSS)||13 Dec 2012||LA|
|2*, 0/25||Lankan CC||v Col CC||Colombo (Moors)||26 Mar 2012||T20|
Sujeewa de Silva, a left-arm swing bowler from the southern resort town of Beruwela, shot to prominence in the Premier Under 23 Trophy in 2000 when he broke the league record for the most wickets in a season. Although possessed with the precious ability to swing the ball late, he failed to catch the eye of the selectors until after Sri Lanka's tour of England, when he was picked to play two Tests against Bangladesh as the selectors rested senior bowlers. He had to wait nearly five years to play his next Test, coincidentally against Bangladesh. He later made it to the probables squad for the Champions Trophy.
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