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Asela Gunarathne

Batter

RUNS
455
AVERAGE
56.88

Asela Gunarathne

Batter

RUNS
472
AVERAGE
36.31

Asela Gunarathne

Batter

RUNS
185
AVERAGE
30.83

Batter

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
31
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Kandy

COUNTRY

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Bio

A batting allrounder with powerful shots square of the wicket, Asela Gunaratne has impressed in domestic cricket.

He made his international debut in a T20 against India in 2016, before debuting in both Test and one-day internationals later that year.

He has a first-class high-score of 200 not out and has already made a Test and ODI century.

MATCHES
6
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
138
BEST BATTING
116
BEST BOWLING
2-28
Bowling
WICKETS
3
AVERAGE
38
ECONOMY
4.38
S/R
52
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
455
INNINGS
10
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
56.88
100s
1
50s
3
MATCHES
21
DEBUT
2016
CAP NO
176
BEST BATTING
114
BEST BOWLING
3-10
Bowling
WICKETS
18
AVERAGE
31.1
ECONOMY
4.99
S/R
37.3
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
472
INNINGS
17
NOT OUTS
4
AVERAGE
36.31
100s
1
50s
1
MATCHES
9
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
BEST BATTING
84
BEST BOWLING
1-11
Bowling
WICKETS
5
AVERAGE
36.6
ECONOMY
7.68
S/R
28.6
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
185
INNINGS
9
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
30.83
100s
0
50s
2

Gunaratne drops catch, needs surgery on thumb

Asela Gunaratne put down Shikhar Dhawan when the India opener was 31. The resulting injury saw the Sri Lankan taken to Colombo for emergency surgery, while Dhawan pushed on for a Test century


1:02 SL-win-controversial-Colombo-classic-still

SL win controversial Colombo classic

A contentious stumping ruling gave Niroshan Dickwella a life as he and Asela Gunaratne played the key hands in a stunning Sri Lankan run chase


0:54 Gunaratne-thrills-with-unbelievable-shot-still

Gunaratne thrills with "unbelievable shot"

You'll do well to find a better shot in a more clutch moment than Asela Gunaratne's incredible stroke in Sri Lanka's stunning win over India in London


Mixed news for Sri Lanka on injury front

Hosts set to welcome back Chandimal but Gunaratne facing extended spell on sideline


Gunaratne-drops-catch-needs-surgery-on-thumb-still

Dropped catch puts Gunaratne out of Test

Sri Lanka slips fielder taken to Colombo for emergency surgery on thumb after breaking digit attempting catch on first morning of Galle Test


Herath, Amla headline rankings update

Standout performances in recently-concluded Tests rewarded with some sharp rises on ICC lists