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Sanath Jayasuriya  (Sri Lanka)

Sanath Jayasuriya Full Name: Sanath Teran Jayasuriya
Date of Birth: Jun 30, 1969, Matara
Major Team: Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Asia XI, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Dolphins, Marylebone Cricket Club, Mumbai Indians, Ruhuna, Somerset
Playing Roll: All Rounder
Batting Style: Left
Bowling Style: Slow left-arm orthodox
International Debut: 1989

Batting And Fielding Records

Type M Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Test 110 188 14 6973 340 40.07 0 14 31 910 59 78 -
ODI 445 433 18 13430 189 32.36 14723 91.22 28 68 1500 270 123 -
T20I 31 30 3 629 88 23.30 487 129.16 - 4 76 23 4 -

Bowling Records

Type M Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Eco SR 4W 5W 10W
Test 110 140 8188 3366 98 5/34 9/74 34.35 2.47 83.55 6 2 -
ODI 445 368 14874 11871 323 6/29 6/29 36.75 4.79 46.05 8 4 -
T20I 31 24 371 456 19 3/21 3/21 24.00 7.37 19.53 - - -

Career Statistics

Test Debut:  New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton, 22-26, Feb 1991
ODI Debut:  Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Dec 26, 1989
T20I Debut:  England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006

Sanath Teran Jayasuriya is an all-rounder, he has been a member of the Sri Lankan cricket team since 1989. He is the only player to score more than 13,000 runs and capture more than 300 wickets in one day internationals. He is also regarded by many critics and supporters as one of the best ODI players.

Jayasuriya is part of the Mumbai Indians team in the Indian Premier League where he presently opens the batting alongside Sachin Tendulkar.

Jayasuriya held the record for the highest Test score made by a Sri Lankan, 340 against India in 1997. He was the key player in Sri Lanka's victory in the 1996 Cricket World Cup, where he was adjudged Man of the Tournament in recognition of his all-round contributions. Jayasuriya revolutionized one day international batting with his aggressive tactics during the 1996 Cricket World Cup, a strategy they first tried on the preceding tour of Australia.

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