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Pulina Tharanga      

Full name Desenthuwa Handi Ashan Pulina Tharanga

Born January 23, 1993, Galle

Current age 23 years 246 days

Major teams Singha Sports Club, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Sri Devananda College, Ambalangoda

Desenthuwa Handi Ashan Pulina Tharanga
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 26 33 8 794 101* 31.76 1393 56.99 1 3 79 12 7 0
List A 21 17 3 202 52 14.42 365 55.34 0 1 15 0 7 0
Twenty20 19 14 4 276 59* 27.60 232 118.96 0 1 19 10 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 26 15 462 337 3 2/32 2/32 112.33 4.37 154.0 0 0 0
List A 21 11 326 228 8 3/23 3/23 28.50 4.19 40.7 0 0 0
Twenty20 19 9 115 124 5 3/4 3/4 24.80 6.46 23.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Singha Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army at Galle, Apr 1-3, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Galle Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Mar 3-5, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Saracens Sports Club at Colombo (PSS), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 15, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (CCC), Apr 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Colombo Commandos v Galle Guardians at Colombo (RPS), Feb 5, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/36, 42 Selangor v Sarawak Kuala Lumpur 4 Sep 2016 Other OD
3/21, 0 Selangor v Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur 28 Aug 2016 Other OD
4, 2/28 Selangor v UKM Kuala Lumpur 21 Aug 2016 Other OD
2/18, 0 Selangor v MAF Kuala Lumpur 20 Aug 2016 Other OD
22, 2/30 Selangor v Penang Penang 14 Aug 2016 Other OD
1/25, 43* Selangor v Perak Kuala Lumpur 23 Jul 2016 Other OD
2/32, 0, 46* Tamil Union v Galle CC Colombo (Colts) 3 Mar 2016 FC
0/4, 22, 0/41, 52 Tamil Union v Colts Colombo (Moors) 25 Feb 2016 FC
- Commandos v Guardians Colombo (RPS) 5 Feb 2016 T20
0/18 Commandos v Troopers Colombo (RPS) 3 Feb 2016 T20
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Latest Photos

Aug 15, 2012

Pulina Tharanga remained unbeaten on 50, Sri Lanka v South Africa, Group D, ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012, Brisbane, August 15, 2012

Pulina Tharanga remained unbeaten on 50

© ICC/Getty

Aug 15, 2012

Pulina Tharanga plays a shot on the off side, Sri Lanka v South Africa, Group D, ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012, Brisbane, August 15, 2012

Pulina Tharanga plays a shot on the off side

© ICC/Getty

Tour Results
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele - Jul 8-12, 2012
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC) - Jun 30-Jul 4, 2012
Match drawn
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle - Jun 22-25, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 209 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Jun 18, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Jun 16, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 44 runs
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