Upul Tharanga      

Full name Warushavithana Upul Tharanga

Born February 2, 1985, Balapitiya

Current age 34 years 49 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Kandurata Maroons, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Singha Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Board XI, Sylhet Sixers

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Fielding position Occasional wicketkeeper

Warushavithana Upul Tharanga
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 31 58 3 1754 165 31.89 3212 54.60 3 8 239 9 24 0
ODIs 235 223 17 6951 174* 33.74 9155 75.92 15 37 798 52 50 0
T20Is 26 26 1 407 47 16.28 330 123.33 0 0 42 12 2 0
First-class 145 247 12 9239 265* 39.31 23 38 111 1
List A 377 361 23 11924 174* 35.27 15269 78.09 26 69 109 2
T20s 111 110 8 3037 124* 29.77 2341 129.73 2 18 322 109 32 5
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 235 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 145 18 4 0 - - - 1.33 - 0 0 0
List A 377 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 111 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Sri Lanka at Ahmedabad, Dec 18-22, 2005 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dambulla, Aug 2, 2005 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Mar 16, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2000/01
Last First-class Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Jan 11-13, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (NCC), Sep 20, 2003 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Sri Lanka at Cape Town, Mar 16, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Katunayake, Feb 18, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 16 Mar 2019 ODI # 4115
4 Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 13 Mar 2019 ODI # 4114
9 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Mar 2019 ODI # 4104
45 Sri Lankans v CSA Inv XI Benoni 28 Feb 2019 Other OD
11 Nondescripts v Sinhalese Katunayake 18 Feb 2019 T20
33 Nondescripts v Bloomfield Colombo (Burgher) 16 Feb 2019 T20
33 Nondescripts v Panadura Colombo (CCC) 15 Feb 2019 T20
48 Dynamites v Victorians Dhaka 8 Feb 2019 T20
4 Dynamites v Riders Dhaka 6 Feb 2019 T20
51 Dynamites v Vikings Dhaka 4 Feb 2019 T20
Profile

A batsman who has frustrated and thrilled in equal measure. Although his Test career has never really taken off - his two Test centuries have come more than 10 years apart - in ODIs he keeps illustrious company among Sri Lanka's finest. As of 2017, only Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara and Sanath Jayasuriya had scored more than Tharanga's 13 one-day centuries

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Mar 3, 2019

Upul Tharanga chops one on, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Johannesburg, March 3, 2019

Upul Tharanga chops one on

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Aug 12, 2018

Upul Tharanga plays a shot, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo, August 12, 2018

Upul Tharanga plays a shot

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Jul 29, 2018

Upul Tharanga is run out at the non-striker's end, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Dambulla, July 29, 2018

Upul Tharanga is run out at the non-striker's end

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