Roshan Guneratne

Roshan Punyajith Wijesinghe Guneratne (26 January 1962, Colombo – 21 July 2005, California) was a Sri Lankan cricketer who played in one Test in 1983.

Roshan Guneratne
රොෂාන් ගුණරත්න
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Personal information
Full nameRoshan Punyajith Wijesinghe Guneratne
Born(1962-01-26)26 January 1962
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died21 July 2005(2005-07-21) (aged 43)
California, United States
BattingRight-hand
BowlingLegbreak
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 24)22 April 1983 v Australia
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class
Matches 1 13
Runs scored - 95
Batting average - 8.63
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score - 29
Balls bowled 102 1056
Wickets - 17
Bowling average - 35.23
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - -
Best bowling - 4/34
Catches/stumpings -/- 10/-
Source: Cricinfo, 18 August 2019

School timesEdit

He is an old boy of Nalanda College Colombo and captained the college's cricket team in 1982.

International careerEdit

Roshan is the 24th Sri Lanka Test Cap (Sri Lanka Vs Australia at Kandy 1982/3).

DeathEdit

He died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 43 in California.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roshan Guneratne passes away". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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