Tharindu Kaushal      

Full name Paskuwal Handi Tharindu Kaushal

Born March 5, 1993, Galle

Current age 26 years 17 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka A Emerging Players, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Bowler

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 7 12 2 106 18 10.60 244 43.44 0 0 16 0 3 0
ODIs 1 1 0 0 0 0.00 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 75 101 20 1717 131 21.19 3688 46.55 1 6 183 14 32 0
List A 48 24 7 193 28 11.35 313 61.66 0 0 15 2 15 0
T20s 20 11 4 59 19 8.42 61 96.72 0 0 7 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 14 1658 1105 25 5/42 8/181 44.20 3.99 66.3 1 2 0
ODIs 1 1 36 25 0 - - - 4.16 - 0 0 0
First-class 75 130 14319 8888 351 8/131 13/182 25.32 3.72 40.7 13 33 8
List A 48 46 1987 1420 68 5/27 5/27 20.88 4.28 29.2 2 2 0
T20s 20 19 384 451 18 3/23 3/23 25.05 7.04 21.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-29, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v West Indies at Galle, Oct 14-17, 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 Badureliya Sports Club v Moors Sports Club at Colombo (Burgher), Jan 25-27, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Moors Sports Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 12, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Moors Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 4, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Moors Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Feb 27, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/51, 18* Moors v Kurunegala Y Colombo (Moors) 12 Mar 2019 LA
2/36 Moors v SLPACC Colombo (Moors) 10 Mar 2019 LA
2/50 Moors v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 7 Mar 2019 LA
2/45 Moors v SL Navy Welisara 4 Mar 2019 LA
0/19, 0 Moors v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 27 Feb 2019 T20
1/29 Moors v SL Army Colombo (PSS) 25 Feb 2019 T20
1/25 Moors v Galle CC Colombo (Colts) 23 Feb 2019 T20
3/23 Moors v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 21 Feb 2019 T20
2/18, 1* Moors v Panadura Colombo (NCC) 19 Feb 2019 T20
0/56, 26, 1/68 Moors v Badureliya Colombo (Burgher) 25 Jan 2019 FC
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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Oct 16, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal in his delivery stride, Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, October 16, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal in his delivery stride

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Oct 13, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal prepares to bowl under the watchful eyes of coach Jerome Jayaratne, Galle, October 13, 2015

Tharindu Kaushal prepares to bowl under the watchful eyes of coach Jerome Jayaratne

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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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