Sanath Jayasuriya cricket records

Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka holds 15 cricket records known to us.

Most Runs in Test Cricket in 1997

1271 runs in 11 matches

Most Fifties in One day Cricket in 1997

12 fifty+ scrores in 26 matches

Most Sixes in IPL 2008

31 sixes in 14 matches

Sanath Jayasuriya is a batsman of Sri Lanka cricket team. He has played 110 test matches and scored 6973 runs in 188 innings, with 14 centuries and 31 half-centuries, at batting average of 40.07 and his personal best of 340 runs.

His highest score in one-day cricket is 189. His one-day career includes 28 hundreds and 68 half-centuries in his 13430 runs scored in 433 matches, at an average of 32.36 and strike rate of 91.2%.

He has hit 629 runs in 30 Twenty20 matches, with highest score of 88 and 0 centuries at an average of 23.29 and strike rate of 129.15. He has scored 4 half centuries and hit 23 sixes and 76 fours in Twenty20 cricket.

He has played 110 test matches and taken 98 wickets in 140 innings at bowling average of 34.34, with economy of 2.46 and bowling strike rate of 83.5. His personal best in a Test match is 9 wickets for 74 runs. His best performance in an inning is 5 wickets for 34 runs. 2 times he has taken 5+ wickets but never took 10+ wickets in Test cricket.

He took 6 wickets for 29 runs in his best ODI bowling. His bowling economy in one-day cricket is 4.78 in 368 matches. He has taken 323 wickets at strike rate of 46 and bowling average of 36.75, which includes 8 times 4 wicket haul and 4 times 5 wicket haul.

His Twenty20 best bowling is 3 wickets for 21 runs. He has taken 19 wickets in 24 T20 matches at economy of 7.37, with bowling average of 24 and bowling strike rate of 19.5. He has never taken 4+ wickets in Twenty20 cricket.