Vikum Sanjaya      

Full name Jayasundara Ranasinghe Mudiyanselage Vikum Bandara Sanjaya

Born February 10, 1992, Colombo

Current age 27 years 11 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Burgher Recreation Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Seeduwa Raddoluwa Cricket Club, Sri Lanka Board President's XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education Lumbini College, Colombo

Jayasundara Ranasinghe Mudiyanselage Vikum Bandara Sanjaya
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 8 5 2 20 6 6.66 18 111.11 0 0 3 0 1 0
First-class 32 50 10 551 51 13.77 599 91.98 0 1 49 29 12 0
List A 25 17 9 273 55* 34.12 259 105.40 0 1 22 15 6 0
T20s 22 12 4 49 10* 6.12 47 104.25 0 0 5 2 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 8 8 173 250 9 2/20 2/20 27.77 8.67 19.2 0 0 0
First-class 32 51 2833 2024 58 6/73 7/102 34.89 4.28 48.8 4 1 0
List A 25 24 870 679 26 3/39 3/39 26.11 4.68 33.4 0 0 0
T20s 22 21 416 555 22 3/26 3/26 25.22 8.00 18.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 29, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sri Lanka Navy Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Welisara, Jan 20-22, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Moors), Feb 1-3, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Panadura Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 7, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Dambulla at Colombo (RPS), May 2, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Colombo Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Burgher Recreation Club at SLAOCIC Stadium, Feb 19, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/35 Burgher v Tamil Union SLAOCIC Stadium 19 Feb 2019 T20
1/25 Burgher v Badureliya SLAOCIC Stadium 18 Feb 2019 T20
2/13 Burgher v Kandy CCC Colombo (CCC) 16 Feb 2019 T20
6*, 1/16 Burgher v Galle CC Panagoda 15 Feb 2019 T20
1/16, 4, 4/44 Burgher v SLPACC Colombo (Moors) 1 Feb 2019 FC
37, 1/39, 1* Burgher v Ragama Colombo (Bloomfield) 25 Jan 2019 FC
0/34, 37 Burgher v Moors Colombo (Bloomfield) 18 Jan 2019 FC
0/24, 48* Burgher v Colts Colombo (Burgher) 11 Jan 2019 FC
11, 0/13 Burgher v Negombo Colombo (Burgher) 7 Dec 2018 FC
0/17, 0/6 Burgher v Badureliya Kaluthara 30 Nov 2018 FC
Profile

A sharp right-arm seamer who specialises in moving the ball away from the right-handers, Vikum Sanjaya caught the national selectors' notice in December 2016 with figures of 7 for 102 in a first-class match for Burgher Recreation Club. He had not, however, been especially effective in domestic cricket before his national call-up for the tour of South Africa. In 17 first-class matches, he had taken 38 wickets at an average of 33.78, and he had only played 13 List A games. Nevertheless, the selectors said they saw potential in him - a sentiment echoed by coaches, who had picked him out and trained him in the fast bowling academy since soon after Sanjaya left school. Sanjaya made his first-class debut in 2012 for Colombo Cricket Club, but has also played for Badureliya Sports Club and Saracens Sports Club, in addition to BRC.
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Apr 4, 2017

Vikum Sanjaya exults after picking up the wicket of Soumya Sarkar, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Colombo, April 4, 2017

Vikum Sanjaya exults after picking up the wicket of Soumya Sarkar

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Feb 22, 2017

Vikum Sanjaya bowls past Michael Klinger, Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20 International, Adelaide, February 22, 2017

Vikum Sanjaya bowls past Michael Klinger

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Feb 17, 2017

Vikum Sanjaya dives forward to attempt a catch, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Melbourne, February 17, 2017

Vikum Sanjaya dives forward to attempt a catch

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