Tag: Sri Lankan cricketer

List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Muttiah Muralitharan

In cricket , a five-wicket haul -also known as a five-for or fifer [1] -refers to a bowler taking five or more wickets in a single innings . This is regarded as a notable achievement, [2]and fewer than 30 bowlers have taken more than 15 five-wicket hauls in their cricketing careers test. [3] Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan has the most five-wicket hauls in Test cricket , [3] and also the second-highest number of five-wicket hauls in One Day Internationals (ODI). [4] However, He has not taken a five-wicket haul in a Twenty20 International , [5] where his best bowling figures remain at 3 wickets for 29 runs. [6] One of the most experienced bowlers in international cricket, Muralitharan is the leading wager taker in both Tests [7] and ODIs. [8] He Was Declared as the “best bowler ever” in Test cricket by the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002 [9] and the Sri Lankan team HAS Heavily depended on the off spinner for wickets. [10] [6] One of the most experienced bowlers in international cricket, Muralitharan is the leading wager taker in both Tests [7] and ODIs. [8] He Was Declared as the “best bowler ever” in Test cricket by the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002 [9] and the Sri Lankan team HAS Heavily depended on the off spinner for wickets. [10] [6] One of the most experienced bowlers in international cricket, Muralitharan is the leading wager taker in both Tests [7] and ODIs. [8] He Was Declared as the “best bowler ever” in Test cricket by the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack in 2002 [9] and the Sri Lankan team HAS Heavily depended on the off spinner for wickets. [10] [9] and the Sri Lankan team has depended heavily on the off spinner for wickets. [10] [9] and the Sri Lankan team has depended heavily on the off spinner for wickets. [10] Continue reading “List of international cricket five-wicket hauls by Muttiah Muralitharan”

List of international cricket centuries by Mahela Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene is a Sri Lankan cricketer and a captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team . He has been described as one of the best batsmen produced by the country. [1] [2] Jayawardene was the leading run-scorer for Sri Lanka in Tests , after fellow Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara surpassed him, and Mahela has scored 35 centuries . [3] He Has Scored 19 centuries In His One Day International (ODI) career, and is the fourth-highest run-scorer for Sri Lankan. [4] On 9 November, 2014, he scored his 17th ODI century against India and now only the 5th player to score 12, 000 runs in One Day Internationals , after Sachin Tendulkar , Sanath Jayasuriya , Ricky Ponting & teammate Kumar Sangakkara . He is the highest scorer for the country in Twenty20 International (T20I) matches as well, and has scored one century. [5] Jayawardene was chosen as the captain of the International Cricket Council ‘s (ICC) World One Day International team and selected as Captain of the Year at the 2006 ICC Awards . [6] He Was Recognized As one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2007, [7] and Was a member of the ICC World Test Team The Following year. Continue reading “List of international cricket centuries by Mahela Jayawardene”

List of international cricket centuries by Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya is a Sri Lankan cricketer and captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team . He is an all-rounder and opening batsman , and is known for his aggressive batting style that has earned him the name “Master Blaster”. [1] [2] His batting style Introduced a new strategy to the game During the 1996 World Cup , Where he and fellow opener Romesh Kaluwitharana batted highly aggressively in the early overs fielding restrictions using [N 1] to Their advantage. Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath , Jayasuriya “changed everyone ‘ [6] not having played in the previous English cricketing season. [N 2] [9] He has scored a number of centuries in both Test and One Day International (ODI) games, but has not been able to score a century in a Twenty20 International Match, where his highest score is 88. [10 ] [6] not having played in the previous English cricketing season. [N 2] [9] He has scored a number of centuries in both Test and One Day International (ODI) games, but has not been able to score a century in a Twenty20 InternationalMatch, where his highest score is 88. [10 ] Continue reading “List of international cricket centuries by Sanath Jayasuriya”

List of international cricket centuries by Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan is a Sri Lankan cricketer . He has scored 39 centuries (100 or more runs ) in Test matches , One Day International (ODI) matches and Twenty20 International (T20I), organized by the International Cricket Council . Dilshan has scored 16 centuries in Test matches and 22 centuries in ODIs, and one in T20Is. [1] [2] Continue reading “List of international cricket centuries by Tillakaratne Dilshan”

International awards by Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya is a Sri Lankan cricketer who is credited for revolutionizing One Day International cricket with his explosive batting. He is the first man in the history of the game to play 400 ODIs and only player with more than 10,000 runs and 300 wickets. Jayasuriya has influenced many international awards in his 20 years of cricketing career. He is second only to Sachin Tendulkar by the number of Man of the match awards for ODIs, where Tendulkar has 62 Man of the Match awards, and Jayasuriya has 47 awards. He also has 11 ODI Man of the Series awards. Besides ODI awards, he has 4 Test Man of the Match awards and single test Man of the Series awards. He has 5 T20I Man of the Match awards as well.