Avishka Gunawardeneindia Updated: Jan 29, 2003 23:55 IST
Unusually for left-hander, he does not favour the leg side. His trademark shot as a brutal slash over point, and if any width is offered, he hits cleanly through the covers.
Gunawardene made his international debut after a good series in the Commonwealth Games in Malaysia in 1998, slotting in at the top of the order. However, Test caps have been scarce, as Gunawardene is the first to admit that his concentration and application need some work.