Kapila Wijegunawardene      

Full name Kapila Indaka Weerakkody Wijegunawardene

Born November 23, 1964, Colombo

Current age 50 years 29 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colombo Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 4 1 14 6* 4.66 53 26.41 0 0 1 0 0 0
ODIs 26 12 5 20 8* 2.85 55 36.36 0 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 51 50 18 374 34 11.68 0 0 22 0
List A 35 20 5 74 27 4.93 0 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 4 364 147 7 4/51 7/98 21.00 2.42 52.0 1 0 0
ODIs 26 25 1186 986 25 4/49 4/49 39.44 4.98 47.4 1 0 0
First-class 51 6884 3821 158 7/28 24.18 3.33 43.5 7 1
List A 35 1618 1322 32 4/49 4/49 41.31 4.90 50.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Aug 22-27, 1991 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Faisalabad, Jan 2-7, 1992 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Oct 27, 1988 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Perth, Mar 15, 1992 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1986-1993
List A span 1987-1992
Profile

Kapila Wijegunawardene was a steady medium pace bowler who served Sri Lanka well when chosen. At international level he lacked a yard in pace to be a genuine threat but with an accurate line and the ability to move the ball he could cause batsman trouble if they underestimated his ability. The selectors clearly had Wijegunawardene pegged as strictly a one day bowler and it was in this form of the game that he made his international debut. Taking 2/29 from 8 tidy overs he helped Sri Lanka to a win over Pakistan in his initial match. His Test debut came on the tour of England in 1991 in the one off Test, where he was used sparingly and went wicketless. In his second and final Test against Pakistan at Faisalabad he had a prosperous time having the match analysis of 7/98, and in the second innings his 4/51 nearly bowled Sri Lanka to a memorable victory.

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1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch
Dec 26-30, 2014 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington
Jan 3-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Group A: Colts v Ragama at Colombo (Colts)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Moors v SLPACC at Colombo (Moors)
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Group A: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Sinhalese v Chilaw at Colombo (SSC)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: SL Army v Col CC at Panagoda
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group A: Tamil Union v Bloomfield at Colombo (PSS)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
1st ODI: Pak Women v SL Women at Sharjah
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