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Anurasiri, S Don
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Test: 1986 - 1998
ODI: 1986 - 1994
Sri Lanka (Country)

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Don Arunasiri: Controversial left arm orthordox spinner

Anurasiri, S Don

Don Anurasiri was born on 25 February 1966 in the southern coastal town of Panadura.

He was a left arm spinner who made his Test debut in 1986 against Pakistan when he was only 20 years. He was unable to secure a regular spot in the team and only played in 18 Tests and 45 ODIs from 1986 to 1998.

He never took a five wicket haul in his 18 Tests but was often successful for Sri Lanka in containing batsman especially on unresponsive wickets. His best series came against the touring Australians at home in 1992-93 when he took 10 wickets.

After retirement, he was an an administrator and selector where he courted controversy.

Source: CricketCrowd Staff Reporter

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