Sajeewa de Silva

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Sajeewa de Silva
Personal information
Full name Karunakalage Sajeewa Chanaka de Silva
Born (1971-01-11) 11 January 1971 (age 46)
Kalutara, Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium
Role Bowler
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 67) 14 March 1997 v New Zealand
Last Test 12 March 1999 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 88) 28 September 1996 v Kenya
Last ODI 5 June 2000 v Pakistan
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs FC LA
Matches 8 38 111 74
Runs scored 65 39 1,099 170
Batting average 9.28 6.50 11.94 8.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/2 0/0
Top score 27 13* 74 35
Balls bowled 1,585 1,619 15,412 2,859
Wickets 16 52 346 78
Bowling average 55.56 25.44 22.93 27.78
5 wickets in innings 1 0 19 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 2 0
Best bowling 5/85 3/18 7/73 3/18
Catches/stumpings 5/– 12/– 58/– 23/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 21 January 2015
Sajeewa de Silva should not be confused with another Sri Lankan cricketer, Sujeewa de Silva.

Karunakalage Sajeewa Chanaka de Silva (born January 11, 1971 in Kalutara) is a Sri Lankan cricketer. A left-arm fast-medium bowler, he played eight Test matches and 38 One Day Internationals for Sri Lanka between 1996 and 2000.

Sajeewa de Silva along with Russel Arnold set the record for the highest 10th wicket runstand for Sri Lanka in ODI cricket(51)[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2nd ODI: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Dec 12, 1999 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-28. 
  2. ^ "Cricket Records | Records | Sri Lanka | One-Day Internationals | Highest partnerships by wicket | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2017-03-28.