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Rohitha Kottahachchi      

Full name Rohitha Dharmakeerthi Kottahachchi

Born August 9, 1971, Kalutara

Current age 42 years 350 days

Major teams Kalutara Town Club, Singha Sports Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Other Umpire

Relation Brother - KM Kottahachchi, Brother - RA Kottahachchi

Rohitha Dharmakeerthi Kottahachchi
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 28 48 11 694 53 18.75 0 3 13 0
List A 3 1 0 25 25 25.00 0 0 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 28 2906 1432 57 6/46 25.12 2.95 50.9 3 0
List A 3 25+ 73 8 4/5 4/5 9.12 1.20* 6.2* 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1996-2001
List A span 1996-1999
Profile

Rohitha Kottahachchi played his cricket at Kalutara Vidyalaya along with former Sri Lanka fast bowler Dulip Liyanage from 1987-1991. He was a left-arm leg-spinner and left-hand bat. He pursued his cricket career with Kalutara Town Club representing them in the Sara trophy from 1988-90 and with Kalutara PCC from 1990-97 before joining Singha SC and playing in the Premier league from 1997-2000. He was the Best Player in 1997 the year he led Kalutara TC and had TM Dilshan and Malinga Bandara playing under him. He also had a two-year stint with Leicestershire county. Kottahachchi took up first-class umpiring in 2000 as is presently a member of the Premier panel. He has been twice to Malaysia to umpire in the ACC trophy tournament and the Elite Cup under 19 competition. In the recently concluded Test series against England he was a standby umpire. A graduate at Mathis and Physical Science he is employed at the Department of Census and Statistics.
Sa'adi Thawfeeq February 2008

Tour Results
New Zealand v England at Napier - Mar 22-26, 2008
England won by 121 runs
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Mar 13-17, 2008
England won by 126 runs
New Zealand v England at Hamilton - Mar 5-9, 2008
New Zealand won by 189 runs
Major Association XI v England XI at Dunedin - Feb 28-Mar 1, 2008
Match drawn
NZ Invit. XI v England XI at Dunedin - Feb 25-26, 2008
Match drawn
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