Highest averages
Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0
AD Mathews 2008-2019 204 174 46 5381 139* 42.03 6461 83.28 2 37 13
KC Sangakkara 2000-2015 397 373 40 13975 169 41.96 17715 78.88 25 90 15
TM Dilshan 1999-2016 330 303 41 10290 161* 39.27 11933 86.23 22 47 11
MS Atapattu 1990-2007 268 259 32 8529 132* 37.57 12594 67.72 11 59 13
A Ranatunga 1982-1999 269 255 47 7456 131* 35.84 9571 77.90 4 49 18
RP Arnold 1997-2007 180 155 43 3950 103 35.26 5443 72.57 1 28 7
HDRL Thirimanne 2010-2019 118 98 13 2990 139* 35.17 4170 71.70 4 20 6
PA de Silva 1984-2003 308 296 30 9284 145 34.90 11443 81.13 11 64 17
WU Tharanga 2005-2019 234 222 17 6941 174* 33.85 9133 75.99 15 37 17
DPMD Jayawardene 1998-2015 443 413 38 12381 144 33.01 15736 78.67 18 75 28
N Dickwella 2014-2019 52 49 1 1571 116 32.72 1679 93.56 2 9 1
ST Jayasuriya 1989-2011 441 429 18 13364 189 32.51 14644 91.25 28 68 34
LD Chandimal 2010-2019 146 132 21 3599 111 32.42 4855 74.12 4 22 11
MD Gunathilaka 2015-2019 36 35 1 1102 116 32.41 1301 84.70 1 8 1
RL Dias 1979-1987 58 55 5 1573 121 31.46 2315 67.94 2 11 3
HP Tillakaratne 1986-2003 200 168 40 3789 104 29.60 6588 57.51 2 13 10
RS Mahanama 1986-1999 213 198 23 5162 119* 29.49 8521 60.57 4 35 15
MDKJ Perera 2013-2019 88 83 5 2283 135 29.26 2515 90.77 4 11 8
SHT Kandamby 2004-2014 39 36 6 870 93* 29.00 1250 69.60 0 5 2
LPC Silva 1999-2011 75 62 7 1587 107* 28.85 2254 70.40 1 13 6
BKG Mendis 2016-2019 63 61 2 1692 102 28.67 1973 85.75 1 15 9
DA Gunawardene 1998-2006 61 61 1 1708 132 28.46 2389 71.49 1 12 5
AP Gurusinha 1985-1996 147 143 5 3902 117* 28.27 6409 60.88 2 22 12
TT Samaraweera 1998-2011 53 42 11 862 105* 27.80 1244 69.29 2 0 4
DAS Gunaratne 2016-2019 31 25 4 575 114* 27.38 724 79.41 1 1 0
DM de Silva 2016-2019 33 31 4 688 84 25.48 887 77.56 0 4 2
S Wettimuny 1982-1987 35 33 1 786 86* 24.56 1636 48.04 0 4 1
LRD Mendis 1975-1989 79 74 9 1527 80 23.49 2034 75.07 0 7 4
SMA Priyanjan 2013-2015 23 20 2 420 74 23.33 522 80.45 0 2 0
TAM Siriwardana 2015-2017 26 23 1 513 66 23.31 521 98.46 0 3 1
MAR Samarasekera 1983-1994 39 39 2 844 76 22.81 1207 69.92 0 4 2
J Mubarak 2002-2013 40 37 6 704 72 22.70 1115 63.13 0 4 1
HDPK Dharmasena 1994-2004 141 87 33 1222 69* 22.62 1879 65.03 0 4 2
RS Kaluwitharana 1990-2004 189 181 14 3711 102* 22.22 4776 77.70 2 23 24
SAR Silva 1984-1985 20 20 0 441 85 22.05 838 52.62 0 3 1
RG de Alwis 1983-1988 31 27 8 401 59* 21.10 512 78.32 0 2 2
CK Kapugedera 2006-2017 102 84 7 1624 95 21.09 2254 72.04 0 8 7
UC Hathurusingha 1992-1999 35 33 1 669 66 20.90 1318 50.75 0 4 3
RS Kalpage 1992-1999 86 69 28 844 51 20.58 1320 63.93 0 1 2
NLTC Perera 2009-2019 154 121 16 2147 140 20.44 1912 112.29 1 10 11
DSBP Kuruppu 1983-1990 54 52 1 1022 72 20.03 1978 51.66 0 4 3
BMAJ Mendis 2010-2019 55 41 10 617 72 19.90 718 85.93 0 1 1
MF Maharoof 2004-2016 109 75 18 1113 69* 19.52 1294 86.01 0 2 3
DS de Silva 1975-1985 41 29 10 371 37* 19.52 691 53.69 0 0 0
T Thushara 2008-2010 38 27 6 392 54* 18.66 424 92.45 0 1 4
RS Madugalle 1979-1988 63 56 5 950 73 18.62 1574 60.35 0 3 4
UDU Chandana 1994-2007 147 111 17 1627 89 17.30 2229 72.99 0 5 8
RJ Ratnayake 1982-1993 70 55 18 612 33* 16.54 705 86.80 0 0 4
KMDN Kulasekara 2003-2017 184 123 37 1327 73 15.43 1629 81.46 0 4 13
JR Ratnayeke 1982-1990 78 69 14 824 50 14.98 1571 52.45 0 1 4
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Minimum of 20 innings

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Scotland v Sri Lanka at Edinburgh, 2nd ODI, May 21, 2019 [ODI # 4142]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, 5th ODI, Mar 16, 2019 [ODI # 4115]
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, 4th ODI, Mar 13, 2019 [ODI # 4114]