Sachith Pathirana      

Full name Sachith Shanaka Pathirana

Born March 21, 1989, Kandy

Current age 25 years 246 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, Combined Provinces, Kandurata, Kandy Youth Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Nickname Podda

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Trinity College, Kandy

Sachith Shanaka Pathirana
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 50 77 3 1893 117 25.58 2262 83.68 1 11 190 57 33 0
List A 58 50 7 1169 90* 27.18 1297 90.13 0 8 100 28 16 0
Twenty20 27 19 6 209 35 16.07 168 124.40 0 0 23 3 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 50 81 7221 4832 175 7/49 11/144 27.61 4.01 41.2 7 15 2
List A 58 54 2311 1694 74 5/20 5/20 22.89 4.39 31.2 2 2 0
Twenty20 27 23 401 477 28 4/17 4/17 17.03 7.13 14.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Nov 21-23, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Colts Cricket Club v Panadura Sports Club at Katunayake, Mar 21-23, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Nov 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A England Lions v Sri Lanka A at Taunton, Aug 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kandurata v Ruhuna at Colombo (Colts), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Mumbai Indians v Southern Express at Raipur, Sep 14, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/26 Express v Mum Indians Raipur 14 Sep 2014 T20
0/19 Express v Northern D Raipur 13 Sep 2014 T20
0/67, 4 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Taunton 6 Aug 2014 LA
- Sri Lanka A v NZ A Taunton 5 Aug 2014 LA
0, 2/13 Sri Lanka A v NZ A Cardiff 2 Aug 2014 LA
5, 1/34 Sri Lanka A v Ireland Belfast 25 Jul 2014 LA
23, 0/48 Sri Lanka A v Ireland Belfast 23 Jul 2014 LA
1/41 Sri Lanka A v Durham Chester-le-Street 20 Jul 2014 LA
2/37, 52* Sri Lanka A v Unicorns Gosforth 18 Jul 2014 Other OD
- SL Pres. XI v Sth Africans Moratuwa 3 Jul 2014 Other OD
Profile

An allrounder who bowls slow left-arm, Sachith Pathirana's rise to the national side has been long-awaited, since his promising time in the Under-19 team. Pathirana captained Sri Lanka's U-19 side at the age of 17 in a one-day tri-series against England and Malaysia, and a year later, made a major impact in the 2008 youth World Cup, hitting 231 runs and taking 10 wickets.

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Feb 14, 2008

Sachith Pathirana, player portrait, February 2008

Sachith Pathirana, player portrait

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Oct 10, 2006

Sachith Pathirana Player Profile

Sachith Pathirana Player Profile

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Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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