Malinda Warnapura

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Malinda Warnapura
Personal information
Full name Basnayake Shalith Malinda Warnapura
Born (1979-05-29) 29 May 1979 (age 35)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Role Batsman
Relations Bandula Warnapura (uncle)
International information
National side
Test debut 25 June 2007 v Bangladesh
Last Test 20 July 2009 v Pakistan
ODI debut 20 May 2007 v Pakistan
Last ODI 29 August 2008 v India
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 14 3 149 111
Runs scored 821 35 7,183 2,316
Batting average 35.69 11.66 35.55 28.59
100s/50s 2/7 0/0 16/36 3/8
Top score 120 30 242 104*
Balls bowled 54 6,918 2,234
Wickets 0 118 69
Bowling average 27.72 23.15
5 wickets in innings 0 4 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 n/a
Best bowling 0/40 6/22 5/33
Catches/stumpings 14/– 3/– 100/– 43/–
Source: CricketArchive, 5 December 2009

Basnayake Shalith Malinda Warnapura (born 26 May 1979 in Colombo, Sri Lanka) is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. Making his first class debut in 1998/99, Warnapura did not play international cricket for Sri Lanka until 2007. He had however previously represented them in the cricket tournament at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. He made his highest first class score of 242 playing for Sri Lanka A against Bangladesh A in 2007.

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