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Kaushalya Weeraratne


Kaushalya Weeraratne

Kaushalya Weeraratne
Personal information
Born (1981-01-29) 29 January 1981
Gampola, Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right–arm medium–fast
International information
National side
ODI debut 29 May 2000 v Bangladesh
Last ODI 3 July 2008 v India
Career statistics
Competition ODIs FC LA T20
Matches 15 85 100 23
Runs scored 160 2,986 1,126 339
Batting average 20.00 25.96 20.85 22.60
100s/50s 0/0 2/14 0/5 0/1
Top score 41 135 74* 76*
Balls bowled 480 9,075 3,472 365
Wickets 6 223 105 15
Bowling average 64.16 25.15 24.71 28.53
5 wickets in innings 0 5 2 0
10 wickets in match n/a 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 3/46 6/47 5/19 4/19
Catches/stumpings 3/– 39/– 27/– 6/–
Source: CricketArchive, 21 November 2009

Kaushalya Weeraratne (born January 29, 1981 in Gampola) is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

Though his batting is currently not as strong as his bowling (predominantly right-arm away-swingers), he is solid at both disciplines. He was part of the Sri Lankan under-19 World Cup squad in 2000 and was selected for that year's Asia Cup in Dhaka. Since 2005 he has played Twenty20 cricket.

Weeraratne had his secondary education at the prestigious Trinity College, Kandy, the only school in the world to own a Test class cricket stadium.

He holds the record for the fastest ever List A 50, beating Adam Hollioake's record by 3 runs in a 12 ball effort. His innings for Ragama included an over that went for 34 runs with 5 successive 6's.[1]

He has also played for Sultans of Sylhet in Bangladesh's NCL T20 Bangladesh.

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