Kithuruwan Vithanage      

Full name Kasun Disi Kithuruwan Vithanage

Born February 26, 1991, Colombo

Current age 23 years 146 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira, Royal College, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI, Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Royal College, Colombo

Kasun Disi Kithuruwan Vithanage
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 4 1 209 103* 69.66 243 86.00 1 1 27 3 2 0
ODIs 6 6 1 75 27 15.00 90 83.33 0 0 11 0 2 0
T20Is 1 1 0 38 38 38.00 26 146.15 0 0 7 0 0 0
First-class 38 60 5 2449 168* 44.52 2965 82.59 7 12 278 51 20 0
List A 36 36 3 519 53 15.72 721 71.98 0 1 54 5 16 0
Twenty20 30 24 5 513 62* 27.00 370 138.64 0 2 46 26 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 1 96 73 1 1/73 1/73 73.00 4.56 96.0 0 0 0
ODIs 6 2 12 17 0 - - - 8.50 - 0 0 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 38 15 456 354 4 2/24 2/37 88.50 4.65 114.0 0 0 0
List A 36 2 12 17 0 - - - 8.50 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 30 2 24 36 1 1/26 1/26 36.00 9.00 24.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Galle, Mar 8-12, 2013 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Feb 4-8, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Dec 25, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I England v Sri Lanka at The Oval, May 20, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Feb 17-19, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Katunayake, Apr 3-6, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI v Ruhuna at Galle, Feb 6, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin, May 6, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Ruhuna v Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI at Kandy, Feb 24, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Western Troopers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jul 1, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/15, 0 SL Pres. XI v Sth Africans Moratuwa 3 Jul 2014 Other OD
26, 0c/0s Troopers v Express Colombo (SSC) 1 Jul 2014 T20
- Troopers v Express Colombo (SSC) 30 Jun 2014 T20
7 Troopers v Rulers Colombo (SSC) 28 Jun 2014 T20
44 Troopers v Yaal Blazers Colombo (SSC) 27 Jun 2014 T20
38 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 20 May 2014 T20I # 401
52* Sri Lankans v Sussex Hove 18 May 2014 T20
5, 0/7 Sri Lanka v Ireland Dublin 6 May 2014 ODI # 3490
0, 5, 0/4 Tamil Union v SL Army Katunayake 3 Apr 2014 FC
3, 1/24, 40 Tamil Union v Col CC Colombo (Colts) 20 Mar 2014 FC
Profile

A positive left-handed middle-order batsman, Kithuruwan Vithanage made his Test debut against Bangladesh, after hitting a better than run-a-ball 168 not out against the same team in a tour match one week earlier. Vithanage did little more than manning the ropes on a flat deck in Galle for much of his first Test, but when he finally made the trip to the crease on the fifth day, a lively 59 from 70 balls that featured seven fours and a six, marked him out as a young talent worth investing in.

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May 20, 2014

Kithuruwan Vithanage gave a good account of himself on debut England v Sri Lanka, T20, The Oval, May 20, 2014

Kithuruwan Vithanage gave a good account of himself on debut

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May 18, 2014

Kithuruwan Vithanage struck five sixes, Sussex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Hove, May 18, 2014

Kithuruwan Vithanage struck five sixes

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Feb 22, 2014

Kithuruwan Vithanage's direct hit ended Mominul Haque's innings, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Mirpur, February 22, 2014

Kithuruwan Vithanage's direct hit ended Mominul Haque's innings

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Pallekele - Mar 31, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 17 runs
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Pallekele - Mar 28, 2013
Bangladesh won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Hambantota - Mar 25, 2013
No result
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Hambantota - Mar 23, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 32 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS) - Mar 16-19, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
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