Matches (33)
NZ v PAK (W) (1)
IND v AUS (1)
WI v ENG (1)
Abu Dhabi T10 (6)
Legends League (2)
WBBL 2023 (1)
BAN v NZ (1)
SA v BAN (W) (1)
IND v ENG (W-A) (1)
Hazare Trophy (18)

Full Name

Suwanji Madanayake


August 28, 1972, Kandy


51y 97d



Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Slow Left arm Orthodox

Playing Role



5ft 8in


Kingswood College, Kandy




Umpire, Coach, Commentator, Selector

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).

Sri Lankan clubs like BRC, Sebastianites CC, Air force cricket club, Moors CC, Lankan CC and United Kingdom clubs like Ormskirk CC, Maghull CC, Wigan CC (strong Liverpool premier), Ipswich CC, Marske CC and Barlaston CC has been able to excel in their performances and gained lot of achievements from his contribution.

Between 1995-1999 he pushed hard for International recognition too, winning places in various Development squads as well as the Sri Lanka "A' squad. He has developed his game alongside with international stars such as Aravinda de Silva, Hashan Thilakaratne, Ruwan Kalpage, Kumar Sangakkara at his club (the famous NCC) and Marvan Attapattu,Chandika Hathurusinghe & Rangana Hereth at Mercantile team (Sampath bank PLC).

He has been awarded with many titles in his domestic career, most notably the best bowling average in 1997/98 season, Best Bowler in premier Tier 'B' limited over tournament in 2006/07, Two 'Best all-rounder' awards in two consecutive seasons 2008/09 and 2009/10 for the Tier B First-Class tournament. was adjudged the 'Man of the Finals' and also the 'Best Bowler' of the Series in Mercantile Inaugural T/ 20 Tournament in 2013.

* He captained leading premier clubs such as Sebastianites CC, Lankan CC & BRC

* He is qualified with ECB(England/Wales Cricket Board) Level II.

* He is qualified umpire in Sri Lanka Cricket since 2004 .

Suwanji Madanayake Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

List A756679485216.06--01--200


List A75-331920821045/155/1520.013.7631.9410

Recent Matches of Suwanji Madanayake

KTC vs Panadura0 & 03/75 & 0/7428-Feb-2020PanaduraFC
KTC vs Sebast CAC2* & 6*2/50 & 1/4321-Feb-2020Arons Cricket Club GroundFC
KTC vs Kandy CCC3 & 21/8614-Feb-2020PanaduraFC
Police SC vs Galle CC00/3208-Mar-2019Colombo (Police)List A
Panadura vs KTC29 & 70/2621-Dec-2017PanaduraFC

Photos of Suwanji Madanayake

Portrait of Suwanji Madanayake