Top 10 Individual T20I Run Scorers for Sri Lanka

Good day, guys! Today, we’ll look at Sri Lanka’s top ten individual T20I run scorers. Most of these knocks are undoubtedly etched in your mind because we went on to win the majority of these games. Let’s get this party started.

10. Kusal Perera’s 84

Opponent – Pakistan

Number of Balls – 59

Fours – 5

Sixes – 4

Year – 2013

Ground – Dubai (DSC)

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

9. Isuru Udana’s 84*

Opponent – South Africa

Number of Balls – 48

Fours – 8

Sixes – 6

Year – 2019

Ground – Centurion

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

8. Asela Gunarathne’s 84*

Opponent – Australia

Number of Balls – 46

Fours – 6

Sixes – 5

Year – 2017

Ground – Geelong

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

We needed 36 from the last 11 balls. Everyone thought the match was over. Asela had other plans. He hit three back-to-back sixes and brought us right back into the game.

Watch this YouTube video to relive the moments of Asela’s resilient innings.

7. Mahela Jayawardene’s 86

Opponent – Australia

Number of Balls – 63

Fours – 12

Sixes – 1

Year – 2011

Ground – Pallekele

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

6. Sanath Jayasuriya’s 88

Opponent – Kenya

Number of Balls – 44

Fours – 11

Sixes – 4

Year – 2007

Ground – Johannesburg

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

5. Mahela Jayawardene’s 89

Opponent – England

Number of Balls – 51

Fours – 11

Sixes – 3

Year – 2014

Ground – Chattogram

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

4. TM Dilshan’s 96*

Opponent – West Indies

Number of Balls – 57

Fours – 12

Sixes – 2

Year – 2009

Ground – The Oval

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

3. Mahela Jaywardene’s 98*

Opponent – West Indies

Number of Balls – 56

Fours – 9

Sixes – 4

Year – 2010

Ground – Bridgetown

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

2. Mahela Jaywardene’s 100

Opponent – Zimbabwe

Number of Balls – 64

Fours – 10

Sixes – 4

Year – 2010

Ground – Providence

Image Source – EspnCricInfo

1. TM Dilshan’s 104*

Opponent – Australia

Number of Balls – 57

Fours – 12

Sixes – 5

Year – 2011

Ground – Pallekele

Image Source – EspnCricInfo


This takes us to the end of our first stats article and I can assure you that there will be many more to come. If you liked it, drop a like and follow my blog. Until next time, stay safe 😷

Published by Thisura Thenuka

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