Janith Liyanage is a middle order batsman who plays for Sri Lanka international cricket team.
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Janith Liyanage made his domestic debut in a List A fixture for his team Ragame in 2014. Then in a matter of few months, he featured in other 2 formats as well. In his first class debut, he was impressive to score a hard fought 64.
Janith was player of the tournament in Major Club Limited Overs tournament and impressive performance in Lanka Premier League. He was named in the Sri Lanka ODI squad for Zimbabwe tour in 2021/22, but missed out due to testing covid positive. In the Sri Lanka tour to Australia, he was handed an opportunity to feature in his first T20I. He spends 4-5 hours in nets and hopes to improve his skills as an all rounder.
Last Updated 24.2.2022
Janith has been an impressive player across all the formats and has the skill to stitch partnerships and win matches for the team. In 39 First class matches, he has garnered 1573 runs. In 45 List A matches, he has scored 1132 runs. In the last 50 over domestic tournament, he scored 218 runs in 7 matches and was named as player of the tournament.
In 41 T20s, he has scored 719 runs at an average of 21.73. In the eliminator of Lanka Premier League, he was impressive to hit a fifty and help the team in reaching the finals. In 4 matches of LPL 2021, he accumulated 108 runs in 4 matches.
Janith put up his name in the IPL 2022 Auction, and was in the list of 590 players. But after the auction was accelerated, he could not find interest from any of the franchises and will not be a part of the Indian Premier League.
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According to the news sources, Janith is expected to be unmarried at present and his social media account is not available as well.