Chaminda Bandara      

Full name Konara Mudiyanselage Chaminda Bandara

Born May 22, 1987, Kegalle

Current age 31 years 152 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Kandy Youth Cricket Club, Sinhalese Sports Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Education St.Mary's College

Konara Mudiyanselage Chaminda Bandara
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 1 1 1 1 1* - 3 33.33 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 1 1 1 2 2* - 4 50.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 61 59 18 349 55 8.51 957 36.46 0 1 40 2 20 0
List A 23 12 9 22 5* 7.33 69 31.88 0 0 2 0 3 0
T20s Insights on t20 11 3 2 17 9* 17.00 12 141.66 0 0 1 1 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 1 1 60 83 1 1/83 1/83 83.00 8.30 60.0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 1 1 6 11 0 - - - 11.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 61 109 7011 4912 164 9/68 12/185 29.95 4.20 42.7 5 3 1
List A 23 23 862 769 28 4/34 4/34 27.46 5.35 30.7 2 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 11 11 170 218 10 3/24 3/24 21.80 7.69 17.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Only ODI England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Feb 3-5, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (PSS), Jan 5-7, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Saracens Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Jan 3, 2011 scorecard
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Cardiff, Jul 2, 2016 scorecard
T20s debut Police Sports Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo, Mar 30, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/34, 0, 0/42, 4 SLPACC v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 5 Jan 2018 FC
1/36, 3, 0/9, 3 SLPACC v Burgher Colombo (Burgher) 8 Dec 2017 FC
3, 1/30, 0, 3/19 SLPACC v SL Navy Welisara 27 Jan 2017 FC
1/40, 4, 0/18 SLPACC v Kurunegala Y Kurunegala 20 Jan 2017 FC
0, 3/56, 0/10 SLPACC v Lankan CC Mattegoda 14 Jan 2017 FC
1/66, 4, 2/55 SLPACC v Panadura Panadura 6 Jan 2017 FC
1/48, 11, 2/53 SLPACC v KTC Kaluthara 28 Dec 2016 FC
1/20, 0/76 SLPACC v KPCC Mattegoda 21 Dec 2016 FC
1/14, 9*, 0/10 SLPACC v Police SC Hambantota 15 Dec 2016 FC
2/37, 6*, 2/29 SLPACC v SL Air SC Welisara 2 Dec 2016 FC
Profile

A left-arm swing bowler who specialises in bringing the ball back into right-handers, Chaminda Bandara was plucked from relative obscurity when he was picked for Sri Lanka's 2016 Test squad to England as an injury replacement. It was Bandara's bowling form that impressed the national selectors. He was the only seam bowler among the Premier League Tournament's 15 top wicket-takers in the 2016 first-class season, having taken 33 wickets at an average of 26.30. It is Bandara's bowling intelligence as much as his swing that has made him one of Sri Lanka's steady domestic performers. He has spent time in the fast-bowling academy at Khettarama, but had not played for the A team before his call-up to the national squad.

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