Randika Galhenage

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Randika Galhenage
Personal information
Full nameGalhenage Randika Chandimali Samanthi
Born (1978-08-14) 14 August 1978 (age 40)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
BattingRight handed
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap  25)23 January 2002 v  Pakistan
Last ODI18 December 2006 v  India
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
20002003
2012
Colts Cricket Club
Career statistics
Competition WODI LO
Matches1520
Runs scored117150
Batting average 9.009.37
100s/50s0/00/0
Top score3434
Catches/stumpings 2/–5/2
Source: CricketArchive, 6 January 2017

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References

  1. "Profile of Randika Galhenage". ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 January 2017.