Suwanji Madanayake      

Full name Suwanji Madanayake

Born August 28, 1975, Kandy

Current age 42 years 110 days

Major teams Burgher Recreation Club, Central Province, Kandy Youth Cricket Club, Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club, Lankan Cricket Club, Moors Sports Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Panadura Sports Club, Police Sports Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI

Nickname Maddy-Madey-Madaa

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Umpire, Coach

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Kingswood College, Kandy

Relation Brother - TJ Madanayake

Suwanji Madanayake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 128 191 23 3335 110 19.85 1 14 73 0
List A 73 64 7 940 52 16.49 0 1 19 0
T20s Insights on t20 3 1 0 4 4 4.00 4 100.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 128 15885 7738 363 7/15 21.31 2.92 43.7 18 3
List A 73 3259 2016 103 5/15 5/15 19.57 3.71 31.6 4 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 3 3 28 39 2 2/18 2/18 19.50 8.35 14.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1991/92
Last First-class Police Sports Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Hambantota, Jan 26-28, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Vauniya District v Kilinochchi District at Colombo (Burgher), Mar 27, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Oct 26, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Burgher Recreation Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo, Mar 30, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0*, 0/41 Vauniya v Kilinochchi Colombo (Burgher) 27 Mar 2017 LA
2, 1/23 Vauniya v Kilinochchi Panadura 19 Mar 2017 LA
3/55, 3, 0/11 Police SC v Lankan CC Hambantota 26 Jan 2017 FC
3/66, 6, 1/23 Police SC v KTC Hambantota 20 Jan 2017 FC
96*, 3/37, 8, 7/70 Police SC v KPCC Colombo (Burgher) 14 Jan 2017 FC
3/20, 8, 1/31, 1 Police SC v Kurunegala Y Katunayake 28 Dec 2016 FC
1/30, 31, 0/8, 27 Police SC v SL Air SC Hambantota 21 Dec 2016 FC
9, 1/35, 12 Police SC v SLPACC Hambantota 15 Dec 2016 FC
5/108, 3, 34* Police SC v SL Navy Welisara 9 Dec 2016 FC
3/76, 16, 1 Police SC v Panadura Panadura 2 Dec 2016 FC
Profile

Suwanji Madanayake is an outstanding all-rounder who bowls left arm spin and middle order left handed. Madanayake has been one of the leading professional players in the UK, where he has excelled at numerous clubs, including successful stints in the North Yorkshire and South Durham, Lancashire league, Leicestershire, Liverpool competition, two counties premier and North Staffordshire & South Cheshire premier. He is the first Liverpool player to achieve 500 runs and 50 wicket milestone and he became the highest wicket taker in 2008 summer. (First Sri Lankan player to achieve for 150 years old Liverpool league).

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Dec 16, 2003

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Notes

  • Best Bowler of the Premier Limited Over Tier-B Tournament 2006-07

  • Best All-rounder of the Premier Tier-B Tournament 2007-08

  • Best All-rounder of the Premier Tier-B Tournament 2008-09