The Sri Lanka National Cricket Team nicknamed as The Lions. Sri Lanka’s national cricket team achieved considerable success beginning in the 1990s, rising from underdog status to winning the Cricket World Cup in 1996. Since then, the team has continued to be a force in international cricket. The Sri Lankan cricket team reached the finals of the 2007 and 2011 Cricket World Cups consecutively. They ended up being runners up on both occasions.
Let’s have a look into performances of the Sri Lanka Players stats!
Batting Performances of Team Sri Lanka
Balls Faced vs Runs Scored
The senior most player Angelo Mathews has scored the most runs from Sri Lankan team with 5380 runs in 6450 balls with a strike rate of 83.41 in his ODI career followed by Lahiru Thirmanne with 2916 runs in 4100 balls with a strike rate 71.12. Where Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera maintained a good consistency with a strike rate of 84.82 and 90.81.
Average Runs by SRI LANKA Players
As we can see in the below plot that Sri Lanka top order batsman maintained an average of 40.24 runs While the middle order maintained the average with 23.66 runs approx. The overall average of all the 15 players is considered then it is to be of 22.76 runs.
Count of Centuries Made by Sri Lanka Players
Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis have the highest contribution of 4 centuries in ODI’s followed by Angelo Mathews with 2.
Number of Half Centuries Made by SRI LANKA Players
The number of Half Centuries were made by Angelo Mathews with 37 followed by Lahiru Thirimanne with 20.
Boundaries (4’s and 6’s)
It’s Angelo Mathews with the highest count of four’s (421) and 84 sixes. And, Kusal Perera has the highest count of hitting 4’s of 246 and Lahiru Thirimanne with 62.
THE KEY BATSMAN FROM THE Sri Lanka SQUAD BASED ON THEIR PERFORMANCES IS:
- Isuru Udana
- Angelo Mathews
- Lahiru Thirmimanne
- Kusal Perera
Take a look at Sri Lanka Team bowling performance Click Here.