Santhush Gunathilake

Sri Lanka
Age
September 14, 1999 (22 years)
Role
Batsman
Birth Place
Colombo
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Sri Lanka
Bowling Style
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Santhush Gunathilake is a 21-year-old Sri Lankan batsman from Colombo. He also bowls occasional right-arm medium pace. He began his first-class career with Ragama Cricket Club in January 2019 in the 2018–19 Premier League Tournament. Earlier, he gained national attention when he was named to represent Sri Lanka at the 2018 U-19 World Cup. He played his first List A game for Colts Cricket Club in December 2019 in the 2019–20 Invitation Limited Over competition. The Sri Lankan selectors named Santhush in the Sri Lanka Test team to play in the upcoming series versus South Africa.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
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Bowling
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Team played

Sri Lanka, Colts Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka Under-19

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 50 4s 6s
ODI
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
T20I
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
Test
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
-
-
0
-
0
0
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI Econ Avg SR 4W 5W 10W
ODI
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
T20I
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
Test
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0
IPL
0
0
0
0
0
-
-
-
-
0
0
0

Test

Santhush has yet to play Test cricket.

ODI

Gunathilake has not yet played an ODI game.

T20I

Santhush Gunathilake is yet to play T20I cricket.

Records and Facts

In 9 first-class matches, Santhush has scored 680 runs at 45.33 with 2 tons and 4 fifties, including his top score of 130. He has also taken 6 first-class wickets at 43.16 with the best bowling figures of 2/36. Santhush achieved his highest first-class score against Negombo Cricket Club in March 2020. In that game, Negombo batted first and scored 294 in their first innings. When Colts replied, Santhush took guard at the wicket with the Colts’ scorecard reading 2/9. He shared a third-wicket stand of 74 with Sangeeth Cooray, followed by a 4th-wicket partnership of 144 with Vishad Randika, to rescue the innings. Gunathilake was eventually out for 130 off 208 balls with 14 fours and a six with the scoreboard reading 292/5. Colts were eventually all out for 399. The match ended in a draw with Santhush scoring 37 in the second innings. His other first-class ton came in a drawn game against Saracens in August 2020 when he shared a 245-run stand with Angelo Mathews to help Colts to a massive score of 408 for six declared.

In 3 List A games, Gunathilake has scored 71 runs at 35.50 with the highest score of 33. In that game, Colts Cricket Club faced Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club. Colts batted first and Santhush contributed 33 off 43 balls with one four and two sixes. Coming to the crease with the scorecard reading 2/119, he shared a 60-run partnership with opening batsman Sangeeth Cooray, helping Colts to a score of 272/7. Gunathilake has also taken 2 List A wickets at 17.00 with the best bowling figures of 2/17.

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