Gayan Wijekoon

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Gayan Wijekoon
Personal information
Full name Wijekoon Mudiyanselage Gayan Ramyakumara
Born (1976-12-21) 21 December 1976 (age 38)
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left arm medium
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 102) July 13 2005 v West Indies
Last Test July 25 2005 v West Indies
T20I debut (cap 18) September 14 2007 v Kenya
Last T20I September 17 2007 v Pakistan
Domestic team information
Years Team
1996/97 Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
1997/98 Sinhalese Sports Club
1998/99–2002/03 Tamil Union and Athletic Club
2003/04–present Chilaw Marians Cricket Club
Career statistics
Competition Test FC LA T20I
Matches 2 127 111 3
Runs scored 38 6689 2230 1
Batting average 12.66 37.57 25.34 1.00
100s/50s 0/0 13/35 1/9 0/0
Top score 14 150* 116 1*
Balls bowled 114 10231 4397 66
Wickets 2 207 119 2
Bowling average 33.00 26.49 23.48 50.50
5 wickets in innings 0 2 3 0
10 wickets in match 0 1 n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/49 7/25 6/33 1/12
Catches/stumpings 0/– 53/– 22/– 0/–
Source: CricketArchive, September 22 2008

Wijekoon Mudiyanselage Gayan Ramyakumara (more commonly known as Gayan Wijekoon; born December 21, 1976 in Gampaha) is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a left-hand medium-pace bowler.

Despite having played on several occasions for the Sri Lankan A team, he is yet to make the same impact for his country's full squad, with little but a selection to the New Zealand-touring squad of 2004/05. Before joining the Chilaw Marians, he opened the batting for Tamil Union.

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