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Full Name  Prabath Nissanka
Batting style  Right-hand bat

Bowling style  Right-arm medium-fast

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Jayawardane Ratnayake Arachchige Prabath Nissanka (born October 25, 1980 in Ambalantota), or Prabath Nissanka, is a former Sri Lankan cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

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Domestic career

He had an impressive debut in Sharjah in October 2001, picking up two wickets in the process. Nissanka also played List A cricket between 1998 and 2003. He is a member of the MRF Foundation for pace bowlers.

International career

In Nissanka's last match, he took 5/64 against West Indies. Nissanka is prone to suffering from various ailments on his knees and had to undergo surgery after his last match. Doctors have said that the probability of him playing competitive cricket ever in his life again is minimum.

After cricket

After playing competitive cricket, he was the strength and conditioning coach for the under-19 Sri Lankan National Team. He qualified as a level 3 high performance coach and became the assistant national bowling coach for Sri Lanka Cricket. He resigned from Sri Lanka Cricket in 2013 and moved to Australia to complete Level 3 and 4 in fitness. He is currently working as a cricket coach and a personal fitness trainer.

Test 5-Wicket hauls

References

Prabath Nissanka Wikipedia


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