Chamani Seneviratne

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Chamani Seneviratne
Personal information
Full name Chamani Roshini Seneviratne
Born (1978-11-14) 14 November 1978 (age 38)
Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role All-rounder
International information
National side
Only Test 17 April 1998 v Pakistan women
ODI debut 25 November 1997 v Netherlands women
Last ODI 17 February 2009 v Pakistan women
Domestic team information
Years Team
2000–2008/09 Slimline Sports Club Women
2009/10–present Colts Cricket Club Women
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 1 47
Runs scored 148 487
Batting average 148.00 14.32
100s/50s 1/0 0/1
Top score 105* 56
Balls bowled 210 1807
Wickets 7 40
Bowling average 8.42 24.55
5 wickets in innings 1 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 5/31 4/23
Catches/stumpings 0/– 17/–
Source: CricketArchive, 3 November 2009

Chamani Roshini Seneviratne (born 14 November 1978, Anuradhapura) is a Sri Lankan cricketer. She scored Sri Lanka's only century in Women's Test cricket,[1] with an unbeaten 105 against Pakistan in April 1998. She also did it on her debut.By scoring a test century on debut,she became only the eight batswoman to score a test hundred on debut[2][3]After Chamani Seneviratne's century on debut, in Sri Lanka cricket's history the first ever test centurions on debuts for both Sri Lanka men's national cricket team as well as Sri Lanka women's national cricket team came on debuts of Brendon Kuruppu and Chamani Seneviratne respectively. An all-rounder, she has played one Test and 47 One Day Internationals for Sri Lanka.Chamani Seneviratne has scored the most number of runs on debut test for Sri Lanka(148 runs in both innings) and she is also the leading runscorer for Sri Lanka in test matches,despite Sri Lanka Women's managed to play their only test in 1998.[4]Her's 148 runs on debut was also the fifth highest by a woman on test debut.[5]

Women's International Centuries[edit]

Women's Test centuries[edit]

Chamani Seneviratne's Test centuries
# Runs Match Opponents City/Country Venue Year
1 105* 1 Pakistan  Sri Lanka Colts Cricket Club Ground 1998[2][6]


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