Woore return for prolific Rathnayake - 28/11/18

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Woore are delighted to announce the re-signing of Sri Lanka pro Eranga Rathnayake for next years NSSCL campaign.

Rathnayake (26) has starred for Woore over the past two seasons (2017-18) in Division 2 of the North Staffs and South Cheshire League. The off-spin bowling all-rounder has scored 1,565 runs at 46.03 (3x100s, 8x50s) and taken 92 wickets at 14.54 (3x5w).

These numbers back up his previous two season stint in Sussex playing for Pagham where he scored 1,299 runs at 51.96 (3x100s, 9x50s) and took 36 wickets at 26.47 (2x5w). 

At first-class level, Rathnayake is an accomplished player, who has most recently played for Kalutara Town Cricket Club in Tier B of Sri Lanka’s Premier Tournament.

Rathnayake has scored 1,198 runs at 35.23 and taken 24 wickets at 27.08 in 32 first-class matches, since his debut for Saracens Sports Club in February 2012. 

The club are pleased to have their Sri Lankan pro for another stint in 2019, which they hope will be a promotion-winning one, following their third placed postiion in Division 2 last summer.


Check out Eranga's CricX profile here


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