High scores on Test debut by Sri Lankan players

Pathum Nissanka became the fourth Sri Lankan player to score a century on debut.

Here is a list of all Sri Lankan players to have scored a 50 or more on Test debut.

Note that several members of the current Sri Lankan team are in this list. Chandimal and Kusal (MDKJ) Perera had scored two fifties on debut, along with Hasuranga (PWH) de Silva, Karunaratne, Dickwella and Dilruwan (MDK) Perera.

50-plus on Test debut and never again

We have already considered the case of those who scored a century on Test debut and never again:




Here we look at the cases of those who scored 50+ on debut and never again.

There are 117 players who scored 123 scores of 50+ on debut-see the list below.

Fifty plus on debut and never again

The only double century here is by DSBP Kuruppu, and there are several other centuries.

Also note the cases of those who scored 50+ in both innings, but never again.