Sanjeeva Ranatunga

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Sanjeeva Ranatunga
Personal information
Born (1969-04-25) 25 April 1969 (age 48)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
Relations Arjuna Ranatunga (brother)
Nishantha Ranatunga (brother)
Dammika Ranatunga (brother)
Prasanna Ranatunga
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 62) 26–28 August 1994 v Pakistan
Last Test 20–24 June 1998 v West Indies
ODI debut (cap 81) 3 August 1993 v Pakistan
Last ODI 14 January 1996 v West Indies
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 9 13
Runs scored 531 253
Batting average 33.18 23.00
100s/50s 2/2 -/2
Top score 118 70
Balls bowled - -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 2/- 2/-
Source: Cricinfo, 27 November 2016

Sanjeeva Ranatunga (born April 25, 1969, Colombo) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who played in 9 Tests and 13 ODIs from 1994 to 1997.

Family[edit]

He is the brother of former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga, Dammika Ranatunga, Nishantha Ranatunga and Prasanna Ranatunga.

International career[edit]

He has scored 2 centuries in Tests; 118 and 100* against Zimbabwe in consecutive Tests at Harare Sports Club and Queens Sports Club in 1994. His other notable performances are a hard fought 60 and 65 against Australia at Adelaide in 1996. His highest ODI score of 70 came against Pakistan at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 1994 which earned him the Man of the Match Award.

International centuries[edit]

Test centuries[edit]

Test centuries of Sanjeeva Ranatunga
No Runs Match Against City/Country Venue Date Result
[1] 118 2  Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Harare, Zimbabwe Harare Sports Club 11 October 1994 Drawn
[2] 100* 3  Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Queens Sports Club 20 October 1994 Drawn

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