|Full name||Sajeewa Weerakoon|
17 February 1978 |
Galle, Sri Lanka
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Bowling style||Left arm Slow|
|ODI debut (cap 151)||13 June 2012 v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||16 June 2012 v Pakistan|
|Domestic team information|
|Burgher Recreation Club|
|Galle Cricket Club|
Source: Cricinfo, 29 December 2012
After consistently performing for Sri Lanka A he was included in the national squad to tour India in 2005. Although he didn't play a Test it was recognition for a wonderful season which included 60 wickets for Sri Lanka A in just seven First-class matches. Before his selection in the Sri Lankan squad he had won the best bowler award twice in domestic cricket, topping 50 wickets on both occasions in the Premier league. A left-arm orthodox spin bowler, Weerakoon has taken over 800 wickets in first-class cricket.
Sajeewa played as club professional for Wood Lane CC of the North Staffs & South Cheshire Premier League in 2007 when he finished as joint leading wicket taker in the League.
Though he has good record in domestic arena, he could not prove his worthiness to international team. He made his ODI debut against Pakistan in 2012 at Colombo.
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