Sunil Jayasinghe

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Sunil Jayasinghe
Personal information
Full name Sunil Asoka Jayasinghe
Born (1955-07-15)July 15, 1955
Matugama, Sri Lanka
Died 20 April 1995(1995-04-20) (aged 39)
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Wicketkeeper
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 16) 9 June 1979 v New Zealand
Last ODI 16 June 1979 v India
Career statistics
Competition ODI FC
Matches 2 6
Runs scored 1 183
Batting average 1.00 30.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/2
Top score 1 64
Balls bowled - -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 1/- 10/4
Source: Cricinfo, 1 May 2006

Sunil Asoka Jayasinghe (born July 15, 1955, Colombo, died 20 April 1995), was a former Sri Lankan ODI cricketer who played two ODIs in the 1979 World Cup competition (the subsequent British Isles tour incorporated his only first-class appearances).

Early days[edit]

He was educated at Nalanda College Colombo and captained the College first XI team in 1974. For many years he represented Bloomfield CC and during the 1982/83 Lakspray Trophy compiled a monumental 283 against Colombo CC (this tournament was only recognised as first-class from 1988–89).

Death[edit]

He committed suicide aged 39.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lester, David; Gunn, John F (2013). Suicide in Professional and Amateur Athletics. Charles C Thomas Publisher.