Ruvindu Gunasekera

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Ruvindu Gunasekera
Personal information
Full name Ruvindu Gunasekera
Born (1991-07-20) 20 July 1991 (age 26)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nickname Ruvindu
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm leg-break
Role Batsman
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 57) 1 July 2008 v Bermuda
Last ODI 28 January 2014 v Netherlands
ODI shirt no. 57
T20I debut (cap 30) 13 March 2012 v Netherlands
Last T20I 26 November 2013 v Kenya
T20I shirt no. 57
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I FC LA
Matches 19 8 21 47
Runs scored 455 202 896 1,184
Batting average 23.94 25.25 24.88 25.73
100s/50s 0/6 0/1 1/6 0/12
Top score 72 65 150 87
Balls bowled 626 161
Wickets 13 9
Bowling average 29.53 16.22
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/34 4/37
Catches/stumpings 7/– 0/– 13/– 19/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 12 February 2018

Ruvindu Gunasekera (born 20 July 1991) is a Sri Lankan-born cricketer who played One Day International cricket for Canada.

Early life[edit]

Gunasekara was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka, where he began playing cricket at an early age, under the influence of his father, who was a player on the Sri Lanka A cricket team. Gunasekara immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 2006. He enrolled at the University of Toronto Scarborough in 2010, pursuing a degree in management.[1]

Career[edit]

Gunasekera was a member of the team for ICC Under 19 World Cup in New Zealand.[2]

In January 2018, he was named in Canada's squad for the 2018 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament.[3]

In March 2018, he was the leading run-scorer in the 2017–18 SLC Twenty20 Tournament in Sri Lanka, with 272 runs in five matches, batting for Saracens Sports Club.[4] The following month, he was also named in Dambulla's squad for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.[5]

On 3 June 2018, he was selected to play for the Vancouver Knights in the players' draft for the inaugural edition of the Global T20 Canada tournament.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://webapps.utsc.utoronto.ca/ose/ose_new_v/article.php?id=2680&cid=26
  2. ^ Profile Official website. Retrieved 12 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Canadian squad for World Cricket League Division 2 tournament". Cricket Canada. Retrieved 15 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "SLC Twenty-20 Tournament, 2017/18: Most Runs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 8 March 2018. 
  5. ^ "SLC Super Provincial 50 over tournament squads and fixtures". The Papare. Retrieved 27 April 2018. 
  6. ^ "Global T20 Canada: Complete Squads". SportsKeeda. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  7. ^ "Global T20 Canada League – Full Squads announced". CricTracker. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 

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