ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 / Players / Tyron Wijewardene
Full name Tyron Hirantha Wijewardene
Born August 29, 1961, Maradana
Current age 55 years 333 days
Major teams Saracens
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast
|First-class span||1990/91 - 1990/91|
|Test debut||Sri Lanka v India at Kandy, Aug 22-25, 2001 scorecard|
|Last Test||Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, Jan 6-10, 2005 scorecard|
|ODI debut||Australia v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28, 1999 scorecard|
|Last ODI||Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Hambantota, Mar 25, 2013 scorecard|
|T20I debut||Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Feb 10, 2009 scorecard|
|Last T20I||Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 7, 2012 scorecard|
A former first-class cricketer of repute TH Wijewardene, known as BH Booso in his playing days was a useful lower order batsman and left-arm fast-medium bowler. Following his early retirement from the game he took to umpiring and stood in Tests and ODIs. He was elected to the ICC International Panel of Umpires and Referees as Sri Lanka's second umpire. Officiated in the 2003 ICC cricket World Cup. Emerged as Sri Lanka's top umpire at the Premier panel examination conducted by Sri Lanka Cricket for the season ending 2006-07, securing 90.81 percent marks out of a possible 100, a 14 percent margin over the rest of the umpires.
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