Saliya Ahangama

Franklyn Saliya Ahangama (born September 14, 1959 in Colombo) is a Sri Lankan Australian cricket coach, commentator and former cricketer[1] who played in 3 Tests and one ODI in 1985.

Saliya Ahangama
සාලිය අහංගම
Personal information
Full nameFranklyn Saliya Ahangama
BornSeptember 14, 1959 (1959-09-14) (age 60)
Colombo
BattingLeft-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 28)4 September 1985 v India
Last Test14 September 1985 v India
Only ODI (cap 41)25 October 1985 v Pakistan
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 3 1
Runs scored 11 -
Batting average 5.50 -
100s/50s -/- -/-
Top score 11 -
Balls bowled 801 18
Wickets 18 -
Bowling average 19.33 -
5 wickets in innings 1 -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling 5/52 -
Catches/stumpings 1/- -/-
Source: [1], 9 February 2006

After cricketEdit

He would have played more tests, having a bowling average of 19, but retired due to constant injury. He then became a commentator. Saliya is now a cricket coach at the Melbourne Sports Stadium, married to Sonia and has two daughters, Sereta and Selena.

International recordEdit

Test 5 Wicket haulsEdit

# Figures Match Opponent Venue City Country Year
1 5/52 3   India Asgiriya Stadium Kandy Sri Lanka 1985

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