Asanka Gurusinghe in Australia

Asanka Gurusinghe in Australia
Sri Lanka's number three batsman at the 1996 World Cup, Asanka Gurusinghe (Gurusinha) and wife seen here at a dinner in Melbourne, Australia, July 2010.
Photographer/Copyright: 
Johann Dias Jayasinha

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SunJ's picture
Member since:
25 January 2010
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5 years 15 weeks

aah nice to see gurusinha again

Hilal's picture
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20 November 2008
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12 hours 58 min

It's been years! Asanka has been forgotten but he played some crucial knocks and contributed greatly to our '96 Wills World Cup win. Thanks for the photo Mr. Johann Dias Jayasinha and Mr. Jagath Perera.

Sujan's picture
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27 December 2008
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So long haven't seen him. He was the giant in our WC 96 team, I still remember his pull shot in the finals.

Mubarak M.Hassan's picture

Indeed most affectionately called "Gura" he was a big bastion in that WC team.

country could have got much more from him, yet unfotunately for mother lanka, we lost the services of players (gentlemen) like Gura, Roshan,Ranjan, Ravi Ratnayake, Roy Dias , hmmmm the list would go further.

lets simply wish him Good Luck and a peaceful future.
Thanks Asanka for everything.

Anonymous's picture

never forget his wc 6....that was amazing ...........

Dilasha Tennakoon's picture
Member since:
13 February 2010
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6 years 14 weeks

Hey gura

DGC Prasanna's picture

hi...I always believe that SL 96 WC winning team members have lot to offer SLn cricket in various aspects. In fact gura, you can offer lot as a coach in grass root or even in national side..if baylis can why u can't...because unlike players before 96 triumph you have played most glorious cricket in SL u have played attacking cricket. It was in 80s SL played defensive cricket but u the team changed it...please come back and help..you Rshan,Kalu , Vaas, Sanath, aravinda, ...you r the pioneers you can do it (Sanath and Roshan have selected other careers)....good luck gura.

samith's picture

you r the one of greatest player in Sri Lanka

Munna's picture

ASANKA GURUSINHA should be made professional coach of present sri lanka cricket team because during the leadership of ARJUNA RANATUNGA, ASANKA GURUSINHA was a consistant performer.

Anonymous's picture

Who's the chic by his side? Wife?

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