Full name Mangamuni Gamini Silva
Born December 19, 1960, Colombo
Current age 54 years 257 days
Major teams Police Sports Club
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|First-class span||1995/96 - 1995/96|
|Test debut||Sri Lanka v South Africa at Kandy, Jul 30-Aug 2, 2000 scorecard|
|Last Test||Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Jan 14-18, 2005 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 29, 1999 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS), Aug 9, 2009 scorecard|
|T20I debut||Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Feb 10, 2009 scorecard|
|Last T20I||Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS), Sep 4, 2009 scorecard|
Gamini Silva, a reputable all-round cricketer who excelled in first-class cricket for Police SC was inducted to the ICC's International Panel of Umpires and Referees as Sri Lanka's third umpire in 2002. Silva was a right-hand bat and right-arm medium-pace bowler who represented Police SC for many years. He officiated his first Test against South Africa in 2000 and his first ODI in 1999, but has been ignored for further international engagements for the past three years although he has often been in the panel as a third umpire for international matches played at home.
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