Chandimal's 354* in numbers - Numbers.lk
Yesterday former Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal scored a 391 ball 354* with 33 fours and 9 sixes for SL Army. Here are some records Chandimal broke with this mammoth knock.
30 August, 2020 | 09:24 a.m.
Yesterday former Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal scored a 391 ball 354* with 33 fours and 9 sixes for SL Army. This is the highest score ever in a domestic first-class match in Sri Lanka go fast Kithruwan Vithanage's 351. the score 354 in all first-class cricket has never been scored before anywhere and this is the 12th highest unbeaten first-class knock-in All First-class cricket. Here are some records Chandimal broke with this mammoth knock.
Highest individual innings in domestic cricket in Sri Lanka
Chandimal's 354* register as the highest individual score in a domestic first-class game in Sri Lanka. Here are the highest scores in other countries,
- in Eng Brian Lara 501* 2 June 1994
- in Pak Hanif Mohammad 499 8 Jan 1959
- in Aus Don Bradman 452* 3 Jan 1930
- in Ind B. B. Nimbalkar 443* 16 Dec 1948
- in WI Brain Lara 400* 10 Apr 2004
- in SA Stephen Cook 390 22 Oct 2009
- in NZ Bert Sutcliffe 385 25 Dec 1952
- in Ban Tamim Iqbal 334 2 Feb 2020
- in SL Dinesh Chandimal 354* 26 Aug 2020
- in Zim David Houghton 266 20 Oct 1994
Second Highest Individual Score by a Sri Lankan in First-class cricket
If Chandimal had score another 21 runs he could have broke the record for the highest first-class score by a Sri Lankan by going fast Mahela's 374 against South Africa. Here are the most prolific first-class innings by Sri Lankans.
- 374 Mahela Jayawardane
- 354* DINESH CHANDIMAL
- 351 Kithruwan Vithanage
- 342 Minod Bhanuka
- 340* Thilina Kandamby
- 340 Sanath Jayasuriya
- 336 Kusal Perera
- 319 Kumar Sangakkara
- 318 Udara Jayasundara
- 300* Ramesh Mendis
Chandimal's 354 today is first such score in an FC cricket. This was the lowest 350 plus score that was never scored by any player. Next such 350 plus score is 358, all scores from 200 to 325 have been scored. Between 325-350 six scores have not been achieved.
Maiden Triple century
This is Chandimal's maiden triple century and his highest first-class score, his previous best was 244. With this knock, he became only the 10th Sri Lankan to score a triple century in first-class cricket.
Wicket keepers and top scores
Four of top 5 spots of Highest Fc scores in Sri Lankan domestic cricket is occupied by wicket keeper batsman. Only Thilina Kandamby was not a wicketkeeper.
- 354*- Dinesh Chandimal for SL Army 26th August 2020
- 351 - Kithuruwan Vithanage for Tamil Union in 2015
- 342 - Minod Ranasinghe for Sinhalese SC in 2016
- 340 - Thilina Kandamby for Sinhalese SC in 2013
- 336 - Kusal Perera for Colts CC in 2013
with this knock, Chandimal became the second player to go fast 1000 FC runs in this season after NCC's Lahiru Udara. Chandimal has now scored 1027 runs this season from 13 innings with 2 not-outs at an astonishing average of 93.36 including a triple hundred, two centuries and four fifties.
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