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Rohan Jayasekera      

Full name Rohan Stanley Amarasiriwardene Jayasekera

Born December 7, 1957, Colombo

Current age 60 years 347 days

Major teams Canada, Sri Lanka

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 1 2 0 2 2 1.00 11 18.18 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 2 1 0 17 17 17.00 42 40.47 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 8 13 1 356 79* 29.66 0 3 6 2
List A 4 2 0 44 27 22.00 0 0 1 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 8 18 8 0 - - - 2.66 - 0 0 0
List A 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Mar 22-27, 1982 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Feb 13, 1982 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Mar 12, 1982 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1979 - 1981/82
List A span 1978/79 - 1981/82
Profile

Rohan Jayasekera toured England in 1979 with the Sri Lankan team performing the dual role as a forceful batsman and reserve wicketkeeper to Stanley Jayasinghe. However, he did not play in the World Cup as Jayasinghe was preferred. Making his debut in Sri Lanka's inaugural one-day international on home soil against England, he kept wicket and scored 17 as Sri Lanka were defeated by six runs in a thrilling encounter. His sole Test came on the tour of Pakistan when he played as a specialist batsman at Lahore. Imran Khan routed Sri Lanka, taking 14 wickets, Jayasekera constituted two of those, bowled for 0 and 2. Not selected again, Jayasekera became another member of the exclusive one-Test club.
Johann P Jayasekera

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