Jul 4, 4 years ago

The Master Blaster, Sanath turns 45 with minor heart ailment

The Master Blaster, Sanath turns 45 with minor heart ailment

Former Sri Lankan Master Blaster batsman Sanath Jayasuriya celebrates his 45th birthday on 30th June .

Jayasuriya , who is currently to serve Sri Lanka Cricket as the chief selector , had a memorable career in all three forms of cricket .

Sanath Jayasuriya retired from all international Cricket On 28 June 2011 at Oval Ground. Throughout his 23 years long Cricket Life play 110 Tests , 445 ODI’s & 31 T20’s .

These are few memorable international records that he made during his Cricket career.

1. Fastest ODI Fifty.
2. Only player who got 13000+ runs and 300+ wickets in ODI’s.
3. 1st player who played 400th International ODI match.
4. Only player who scored consecutive 150+ inning in ODI’s.
5. 2nd Most number of 150+ innings in ODI’s.
6. Highest Opening wicket partnership in ODI’s with Tharanga.
7. 2nd Most number of Sixes in ODI’s.
8. 2nd Most number of Player of the match awards in ODI’s.
9. 2nd Most number of Player of the series awards in ODI’s.
10. 3rd Highest run scorer in ODI’s.
11. 3rd Most hundreds in ODI’s.
12. Player who defeat opposition team in highest margin less than his individual runs in an inning (Sanath 189, India 54 all-out)
13. Highest ODI wicket taker as a Left arm spinner.
14. Oldest player who scored a hundred in ODI’s.
15. Highest run scorer in Asia Cup history.
16. Sri Lanka is the highest scorers in all 3 format, Sanath is the highest runs-getter (340,157,88) among them.
17. Highest ODI inning as a captain.
18. 2nd Highest number of Fours in an ODI inning.
19. Highest 2nd wicket partnership in Tests with Mahanama.
20. 2nd Highest wicket partnership in Tests for any wicket.
21. Most runs-getter in Two Test match series.
22. 3rd batsman in Test Cricket to hit 6 fours in one over and 1st & only batsman hit in his last Test match.
23. Only batsman who hit a six in first ball he faced to win a Test Match.
24. 1st player who got a Triple Century for Sri Lanka.
25.1st player to play 100 Test matches for Sri Lanka.
26. Player who won most finals as a captain for Sri Lanka.
27. 1st Sri Lankan player who awarded as a ‘Player of the Series’ in a ICC World Tournament.
28. Test Captain who won most number of consecutive Test match victories for Sri Lanka. (9 times)
29. 1st player who awarded as a ‘Player of the match’ in T20 Internationals for Sri Lanka.

Furthermost importantly Sanath brought a life for Sri Lankan Cricket in 90’s with Romesh Kaluwitharana and they introduced early power-plays revolution to the game of Cricket .

Sanath Jayasuriya unexpectedly received treatment for a minor heart disorder during the past few days while celebrating his 45th birthday on Monday. Now he has recovered very well, while being advised to take bed rest and avoid communication as far as possible until his recovery is complete. We and all our fans wish you a speedy recovery and look forward to having you back soon.

SANATH we at sportsinfo.lk wish you all the very best for a happy, healthy & prosperous life.

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