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Time to know a few facts about Jayasuriya

Time to know a few facts about Jayasuriya

Time to know a few facts about Jayasuriya: Neketh Gedara Roshan Prabath Jayasuriya was born on the 5th of November 1991. He is a professional Sri Lankan cricket player.

Time to know a few facts about Jayasuriya: Neketh Gedara Roshan Prabath Jayasuriya was born on the 5th of November 1991. He is a professional Sri Lankan cricket player.
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He plays for the national team of Sri Lanka. In domestic matches, he is a member of the Colts Cricket Club and Jaffna Stallions.

Education

Jayasuriya was a student of Christ Church College, Matale College, and Lumbini College, all located in Colombo.

Career

Domestic career

In March 2018, he appeared in Kandy’s squad for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament. In April 2018, he was selected for Kandy’s squad for the Super Provincial One Day Tournament.

In August 2018, he was selected in Galle’s squad for the 2018 SLC T20 League. In March 2019, he appeared in Dambulla’s squad for the Super Provincial One Day Tournament. In October 2020, he appeared in the draft by the Jaffna Stallions for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League.

In March 2021, he was a member of the Sinhalese Sports Club team. This club won the 2020–21 SLC Twenty20 Tournament. The club won this first again after winning it in 2005 before. In August 2021, he was selected for the SLC Greys team for the 2021 SLC Invitational T20 League tournament.

International career

In July 2018, he appeared in Sri Lanka’s One Day International (ODI) squad. The series was against South Africa. He finally made his ODI debut against South Africa on the 1st of August 2018.

In July 2022, his name was added to Sri Lanka’s Test squad for the second match against Australia. He made his Test debut on the 8th of July 2022 against Australia. On his debut, he took five wickets, with a run-figure of 6/118.

In the second innings of the match, he took another five wickets. He finished with the best bowling figures on debut and fourth best overall, with a figure of 12 for 177 runs. He also became the second bowler for Sri Lanka to take five wickets twice on his Test debut.

He was rewarded with the “Man of the Match” award for his match-winning bowling performance. In July 2022, he was summoned to the Test squad as the premium spinner for the match series against Pakistan.

Overview

Name – Neketh Gedara Roshan Prabath Jayasuriya

Birth – November 05, 1991, Matale

Batting Style – Right hand Bat

Bowling Style – Slow Left arm Orthodox

Playing Role – Bowler

Education – Christ Church College-Matale, Lumbini College, Colombo

Teams he played/plays for

Sri Lanka

Colts Cricket Club

Dambulla

Galle

Jaffna Stallions

Kandy

Sinhalese Sports Club

Sri Lanka A

Sri Lanka Board President’s XI

Team Sri Lanka

Top Records

The best figures in a match on debut – 3rd

Test Records

Bowling: Debuts and last match

22nd – The best figures in an innings on debut

3rd – The best figures in a match on debut

Bowling: Hauls

18th – The most consecutive five wickets in an innings 

Combined Test, ODI, and T20I records

Bowling: Hauls

15th – The most consecutive five wickets in an innings

Debut/Last Matches – Player

Test Matches

Debut – Sri Lanka vs Australia at Galle – July 08 – 11, 2022

Last – Sri Lanka vs Pakistan at Galle – July 24 – 28, 2022

ODI Matches

Debut – Sri Lanka vs South Africa at Dambulla – August 01, 2018

Last – Sri Lanka vs South Africa at Pallekele – August 05, 2018

FC Matches

Debut – Kurunegala Y vs Col CC at Colombo (CCC) – February 10 – 12, 2012

Last – Sri Lanka vs Pakistan at Galle – July 24 – 28, 2022

List A Matches

Debut – Col CC vs SL Army at Panagoda – December 06, 2011

Last – Sinhalese vs KTC at Colombo (SSC) – July 05, 2022

T20 Matches

Debut – Lankan CC vs Col CC at Colombo (Moors) – March 26, 2012

Last – Col CC vs Sinhalese at Colombo (PSS) – June 10, 2022

Career Information Summary

Test debut against Australia at Galle International Stadium – July 08, 2022

Last Test against Pakistan at Galle International Stadium – July 24, 2022

ODI debut against South Africa at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium – August 01, 2018

Last ODI against South Africa at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium – August 05, 2018

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