Ifield sign Sri Lankan star Prasansana Jayamanne - 05/02/19

Prasansana Jayamanne Profile

Ifield have signed one of Sri Lanka's leading domestic run-scorers this season, Prasansana Jayamanne for their 2019 season.

Jayamanne (24) is an exceptionally talented batsman whose enjoyed a barnstorming start to his professional career.

Since his first-class debut for Negombo in December 2017, Jayamanne has scored 5 centuries, including a double and a further 4 fifties amongst 1,168 runs at 55.61 in 15 first-class matches.

At the point of writing, he boasts the 3rd highest batting average in Sri Lankan first-class cricket (Tier A) and lies 16th on the run charts with 648 runs at 81 this season.

He has scored 4 centuries in his last five matches, namely 108 (v Badureliya), 122* (v Ragama), 137* (v Sri Lanka Ports Authority) and scores of 108 and 90 (v Moors).

This backs up his remarkable maiden 2017/18 season, where he struck 520 runs at 40, including his incredible double century (200* from 364 balls) against Kurunegala Youth.

In a view to continuing his development, the run machine is set to embark on his maiden UK league stint in 2019, having recently signed with Sussex Cricket League club Ifield.

They club are eager to avenge last season’s relegation and with their Sri Lankan run churner on board, they have a great chance to regain their Premier status.

 

Check out Prasansana's CricX profile here

 

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