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Thilan Thushara      

Full name Magina Thilan Thushara Mirando

Born March 1, 1981, Balapitiya

Current age 36 years 55 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Chennai Super Kings, Colts Cricket Club, Cricket Coaching School, Kandurata, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Singha Sports Club, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Magina Thilan Thushara Mirando
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 14 3 94 15* 8.54 201 46.76 0 0 13 0 3 0
ODIs 38 27 6 392 54* 18.66 424 92.45 0 1 32 9 4 0
T20Is 6 2 0 4 3 2.00 8 50.00 0 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 129 191 20 2710 103* 15.84 1 9 46 0
List A 158 109 22 1405 75* 16.14 0 3 22 0
Twenty20 51 31 10 233 48 11.09 208 112.01 0 0 12 13 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 18 1668 1040 28 5/83 6/118 37.14 3.74 59.5 1 1 0
ODIs 38 38 1676 1393 50 5/47 5/47 27.86 4.98 33.5 0 1 0
T20Is 6 6 132 179 7 2/37 2/37 25.57 8.13 18.8 0 0 0
First-class 129 15728 9520 310 6/50 30.70 3.63 50.7 8 1
List A 158 6272 5110 182 6/28 6/28 28.07 4.88 34.4 1 4 0
Twenty20 51 51 1066 1319 67 3/8 3/8 19.68 7.42 15.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Sri Lanka at Kingston, Jun 27-29, 2003 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v West Indies at Galle, Nov 15-19, 2010 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut West Indies v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, Apr 15, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jun 7, 2010 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at King City (NW), Oct 10, 2008 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, May 11, 2010 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1998/99
Last First-class Galle Cricket Club v Moors Sports Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut 1999/00
Last List A Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Dec 2, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Moors), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hambantota Troopers v Colombo Commandos at Colombo (RPS), Feb 3, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
10, 0/30 Moors v Galle CC Colombo (Burgher) 5 Feb 2017 FC
1/34, 10, 1/24 Moors v Bloomfield Kaluthara 27 Jan 2017 FC
1/62, 9, 1/12 Moors v Badureliya Colombo (Burgher) 20 Jan 2017 FC
3/82, 46, 0/13 Moors v Col CC Colombo (Moors) 6 Jan 2017 FC
0/11, 60, 0/30 Moors v Saracens Colombo (Moors) 28 Dec 2016 FC
3/54, 12, 1/26, 12 Moors v Burgher Colombo (Burgher) 21 Dec 2016 FC
12, 0/17, 52* Moors v SL Army Colombo (Burgher) 15 Dec 2016 FC
2/59, 20, 0 Moors v Colts Colombo (Colts) 29 Nov 2016 FC
7, 0/19 Troopers v Commandos Colombo (RPS) 3 Feb 2016 T20
19, 2/30 Troopers v Guardians Colombo (RPS) 1 Feb 2016 T20
Profile

Thushara is one of new fast bowling prospects to emerge in the last two years. From the coastal town of Balapitiya, he made his first-class debut in 1998-99. After a few years of steady improvement, including a spell in the BCCSL's Fast Bowling Unit, he caught the eye of the selectors and was included for Sri Lanka's tour of South Africa in 2002. He made his Test debut against West Indies in 2003, but failed to make the Test or ODI squad for the England tour later in the year. No rabbit with the bat, he is a hard-hitting striker of the ball and has two first-class half-centuries to his name. He played an important role in Kandurata ending as Inter-provincial limited-overs joint champs in 2008, finishing as the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 11 wickets. That earned him a recall to the Test squad for the tour of West Indies and he impressed with eight wickets in two Tests. He was later included in the 30-man probables for the Champions Trophy. He has been effective on Sri Lankan pitches, forming a successful partnership with Nuwan Kulasekara.
Charlie Austin and Cricinfo Staff October 2009

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Nov 10, 2010

Thilan Thushara took 2 for 38, SLC President's XI v West Indians, SSC, 1st day, November 10, 2010

Thilan Thushara took 2 for 38

© AFP

Apr 6, 2010

M Vijay catches Kieron Pollard despite interference from Thilan Thushara, Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians, IPL, Chennai, April 6, 2010

M Vijay catches Kieron Pollard

© Indian Premier League

Feb 6, 2010

Thilina Kandamby was dismissed by Thilan Thushara, Basnahira North v Kandurata, Sri Lanka Cricket Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament, Colombo, February 6, 2010

Thilina Kandamby was dismissed by Thilan Thushara

© ESPNcricinfo Ltd

Results
North Z (BD) v South Z (BD) at Dhaka - May 9-13, 2014
South Z (BD) won by 213 runs
Cent Z (BD) v North Z (BD) at Savar (3) - May 3-6, 2014
North Z (BD) won by 51 runs
East Z (BD) v South Z (BD) at Savar (4) - May 3-5, 2014
South Z (BD) won by 6 wickets
Dhaka Metro v Rajshahi Div at Chittagong - Apr 19-22, 2014
Rajshahi Div won by 4 wickets
Khulna Div v Dhaka Div at Cox's Bazar - Apr 19-22, 2014
Dhaka Div won by 5 wickets
Rangpur Div v Barisal Div at Fatullah (Outer) - Apr 19-22, 2014
Rangpur Div won by an innings and 25 runs
Sylhet Div v Chittagong D at Savar (3) - Apr 19-22, 2014
Chittagong D won by 258 runs
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