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Personal Information

Full NameSeekkuge Prasanna
BornJune 27, 1985 Balapitiya
Age36 Years, 3 Months, 28 Days
National SideSri Lanka
Batting StyleRight Handed
BowlingLeg break
SportCricket

Ranking

TestODIT20
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Man of the Match

TestODIT20World CupCL
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Career Information

Teams PlayedSri Lanka, Khulna Division, Kandurata, Sri Lanka Army Sports Club, Northamptonshire, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lankan Invitation XI, Basnahira, Uva Next, Trinbago Knight Riders, Sri Lanka Cricket Board President XI, Ruhuna Reds, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Southern Express, Dhaka Platoon, Barisal Bulls, Colombo, Galle, Lahore Qalandars, Hambantota Troopers, Rajshahi Royals, Khulna Tigers, Sri Lankans, Badulla District, Paktia Panthers, Pollard XI, Qalandars
Career Span

Seekkuge Prasanna Overall Stats

Batting & Fielding Performance

MIN/ORHS100s50s4s6sAVGS/RCTSTDucksR/O
Test
11055 v AUS00005.0041.66--
ODI
4037342195 v IRE02292612.3894.6070
World Cup
220129 v AUS00106.0075.0010
T20I
2020621437* v SA00131315.28132.9140
CL
3302615 v MI00128.66136.84--

Bowling Performance

IOMRWBest3s5sAVGE/RS/RMtc
Test
12338000/80 v AUS00-3.47-
ODI
39324.191767323/32 v AUS3055.215.4560.78
World Cup
218013411/77 v AUS00134.007.44108.00
T20I
18501359102/45 v PAK0035.907.1830.00
CL
3606800/14 v ND00-11.33-

Seekkuge Prasanna Profile

This leg-break bowler from Balapitiya went on to have an impressive first-class debut in 2006, when, as a 21 year-old, he collected figures of 3 for 23 in 10 overs for his side, the Sri Lanka Army.

Prasanna is also a handy right-handed batsman, which makes him a complete all-rounder. However, his expertise as a bowler was showcased over the next few years as he bagged 73 wickets in 45 List A matches at an outstanding average of 18.38. Consequently, he was given his chance in the Lankan A side that toured England in 2011. Prasanna did not fail to impress, as he picked a six-wicket haul that was immediately noticed by the selectors, who then fast-tracked him into the national side for the remaining ODIs against Australia in the same year. His Test debut followed in the same series. He however went wicket-less in the only Test that he played and subsequently was dropped from the Test squad.

In 2012, he was signed by Uva Next for the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League, and was also a part of the Champions League T20. After a bit of a lull, Prasanna was then recalled for the 2-match T20I series at home against New Zealand on the back of some impressive performances in the List A series against New Zealand A and a T20 series against Kenya for Sri Lanka A. He however, did not play a single game in that series. His T20I debut came in December 2013 against Pakistan in Dubai where Sri Lanka retained their no.1 ranking. In the format A dasher with the bat as well as a leg-break bowler, Prasanna has a very bright future and if Sri Lanka are to make headlines in the T20I World Cup next year, he will play an important role in their progress.