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Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya

Born
30/06/1969
51 years
Batting Style
Left Handed
Bowling Style
Slow left-arm orthodox
INTERNATIONALIPL
TestOdiT20

Debut

New Zealand

22/02/1991

Recent Match

England

01/12/2007

Matches

110

Runs

6973

188

Innings

6973

Runs

14/31

100s / 50s

910/59

4s / 6s

40.07

Average

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About

Ever since he first stepped into international cricket, Sanath Jayasuriya has become one of the strongest pillars of Sri Lankan cricket, redefining

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NEWS

Sri Lanka's Covid fundraiser match cancelled after Upul Tharanga tests positive

The Sri Lanka Greats XI included legendary players Sanath Jayasuriya and Aravinda de Silva
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AFP
02 May 2021
NEWS
Sri Lanka's Covid fundraiser match cancelled after Upul Tharanga tests positive
The Sri Lanka Greats XI included legendary players Sanath Jayasuriya and Aravinda de Silva
userAFP
02 May 2021
STATS BURST

Who is the oldest from a member nation to register a T20I fifty?

In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
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Mohandas Menon
15 Sep 2020
STATS BURST
Who is the oldest from a member nation to register a T20I fifty?
In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
userMohandas Menon
15 Sep 2020
ONTHISDAY

Jayasuriya, Mahanama make India toil on a record-breaking day in Colombo

On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka registered the highest team total in Tests
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Pramod Ananth
06 Aug 2020
ONTHISDAY
Jayasuriya, Mahanama make India toil on a record-breaking day in Colombo
On this day in 1997, Sri Lanka registered the highest team total in Tests
userPramod Ananth
06 Aug 2020
ONTHISDAY

Onwards and upwards: Kumar Sangakkara's cricketing journey

On this day in 2000, the world was introduced to Kumar Sangakkara on his international debut
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Shubh Aggarwal
05 Jul 2020
ONTHISDAY
Onwards and upwards: Kumar Sangakkara's cricketing journey
On this day in 2000, the world was introduced to Kumar Sangakkara on his international debut
userShubh Aggarwal
05 Jul 2020
OPINION

How Sanath Jayasuriya influenced the approach of batsmen in ODIs

On this day in 2011, Jayasuriya played his final ODI and here’s a look back at his role in changing the approach of openers in white-ball cricket
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Nitin Fernandes
28 Jun 2020
OPINION
How Sanath Jayasuriya influenced the approach of batsmen in ODIs
On this day in 2011, Jayasuriya played his final ODI and here’s a look back at his role in changing the approach of openers in white-ball cricket
userNitin Fernandes
28 Jun 2020
STATS BURST

How many batsmen have scored more than 3000 ODI runs in two or more different batting positions?

In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
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Mohandas Menon
15 Jun 2020
STATS BURST
How many batsmen have scored more than 3000 ODI runs in two or more different batting positions?
In this series, your cricket-related queries will be answered by our expert statistician
userMohandas Menon
15 Jun 2020
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