Tharindu Kaushal      

Full name Paskuwal Handi Tharindu Kaushal

Born March 5, 1993, Galle

Current age 22 years 183 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka A Emerging Players, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education Devapathiraja College, Rajgama

Paskuwal Handi Tharindu Kaushal
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 11 1 97 18 9.70 232 41.81 0 0 14 0 3 0
ODIs 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 39 49 9 832 80 20.80 1743 47.73 0 5 93 4 17 0
List A 32 16 4 111 28 9.25 168 66.07 0 0 11 1 5 0
Twenty20 5 2 0 23 19 11.50 29 79.31 0 0 3 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 12 1508 1011 24 5/42 8/181 42.12 4.02 62.8 1 2 0
ODIs 1 1 36 25 0 - - - 4.16 - 0 0 0
First-class 39 67 8171 5203 226 8/131 13/182 23.02 3.82 36.1 7 24 6
List A 32 32 1450 1003 54 5/27 5/27 18.57 4.15 26.8 2 2 0
Twenty20 5 4 84 105 3 2/32 2/32 35.00 7.50 28.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-29, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Sydney, Mar 18, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Feb 1-2, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A at Hambantota, Apr 29, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Moors Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 4, 2015 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Badureliya Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 9, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/45, 16, 0/41, 1* Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 28 Aug 2015 Test # 2179
0/111, 6, 4/118, 5 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2015 Test # 2177
0, 5/134, 7, 3/47 Sri Lanka v India Galle 12 Aug 2015 Test # 2176
18, 3/37, 8, 1/153 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
5/42, 18, 0/76 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 25 Jun 2015 Test # 2168
9, 3/88 Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Pallekele 13 May 2015 FC
6/117 Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Colombo (RPS) 6 May 2015 FC
0, 3/44 Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Hambantota 29 Apr 2015 LA
2/35 Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Matara 26 Apr 2015 LA
4, 0/20 Nondescripts v Badureliya Colombo (SSC) 9 Apr 2015 T20
Profile

A tall offspinner who extracts substantial turn, Tharindu Kaushal has been perhaps the most exciting young bowler in Sri Lanka's domestic circuit since he made his debut in early 2013. Working off a distinctive high-kneed approach to the crease, Kaushal uses his wrist, as well as his fingers, to put significant work on the ball - a ploy that is said to make his doosra particularly difficult to pick.

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Aug 29, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal attempts to field off his own bowling, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 2nd day, August 29, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal attempts to field off his own bowling

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Aug 23, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal celebrates the wicket of Virat  Kohli, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, P Sara Oval, Colombo, 4th day, August 23, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal celebrates the wicket of Virat Kohli

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Aug 23, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal celebrates a wicket, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd Test, P Sara Oval, Colombo, 4th day, August 23, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal celebrates a wicket

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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS) - Nov 25-29, 2012
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle - Nov 17-19, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 12, 2012
No result
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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