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Yohan Goonasekera
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Yohan Goonasekera

Sri Lanka

INTL CAREER: 1983 - 1983

Full Name

Yohan Goonasekera

Born

November 08, 1957, Colombo

Age

63y 192d

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Left arm medium, Slow left arm orthodox

TEAMS

One of many players given an opportunity on the 1982/83 series of New Zealand it proved to be Goonasekera's only international series. Against a high class New Zealand pace attack featuring Sir Richard Hadlee, Cairns, Chatfield and Snedden he had a torrid time although his scores did improve each innings. Goonasekera's notable achievement was snaring four catches in the first innings of the second Test at Wellington, a record effort by a Sri Lankan equaled by Hashan Tillekeratne a decade later. The left handed batsman had an improved series in the one day encounters though it was not enough to convince the selectors to persevere with him.

(Johann P Jayasekera , Sep 1999)

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test240482312.0014533.10003060
ODI330693523.0010466.34008000
FC1217244579*29.6603120
List A650983519.600010
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test2------------
ODI32363511/241/2435.005.8336.00000
FC122109832/3632.662.8070.0000
List A6363511/241/2435.0036.00000
Yohan Goonasekera
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