Indika Gallage

Indika Sanjeewa Gallage (born November 22, 1975, Panadura), or Indika Gallage, is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who played in one Test and 3 ODIs from 1999 to 2001. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.[1]

Indika Gallage
ඉන්දික ගාල්ලගේ
Personal information
Full nameIndika Sanjeewa Gallage
Born (1975-11-22) 22 November 1975 (age 44)
Panadura, Sri Lanka
BattingRight-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Only Test (cap 81)18 November 1999 v Zimbabwe
ODI debut (cap 103)19 December 1999 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI11 February 2001 v New Zealand
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 1 3
Runs scored 3 17
Batting average 3.00 17.00
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 3 14
Balls bowled 150 144
Wickets - 3
Bowling average - 38.33
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - 2/42
Catches/stumpings -/- -/-
Source: Cricinfo, 9 February 2017

International careerEdit

He has represented Sri Lanka at every level from Under-13s onward. In 1998 he toured with Sri Lanka in England. In 1999 he had a surprising year, in which, following his Commonwealth Games exploits in Kuala Lumpur the previous year, he played in Australia, Sharjah (in the Coca-Cola trophy) and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, where he made his Test debut for his country.

After cricketEdit

He has now become an Australian citizen. He is an active club cricketer in Melbourne. He got married and has three boys and a daughter.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Indika Gallage Cricinfo Profile". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Indika Gallage - A forklift driver with a Test cap". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 1 October 2016.

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