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Sachith Pathirana      

Full name Sachith Shanaka Pathirana

Born March 21, 1989, Kandy

Current age 28 years 125 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, Combined Provinces, Kandurata, Kandy Youth Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Nickname Podda

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Trinity College, Kandy

Sachith Shanaka Pathirana
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 15 12 1 323 56 29.36 363 88.98 0 1 32 5 4 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 2 2 0 8 6 4.00 7 114.28 0 0 1 0 0 0
First-class 77 120 5 2928 117 25.46 3423 85.53 2 18 274 104 49 0
List A 90 75 9 1685 90* 25.53 1899 88.73 0 9 141 43 24 0
T20s Insights on t20 46 34 10 468 48 19.50 348 134.48 0 0 51 14 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 15 15 663 608 13 3/37 3/37 46.76 5.50 51.0 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 2 2 41 68 3 2/23 2/23 22.66 9.95 13.6 0 0 0
First-class 77 130 11955 7711 267 7/49 11/144 28.88 3.87 44.7 12 18 2
List A 90 86 3730 2905 109 5/20 5/20 26.65 4.67 34.2 3 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 46 39 736 916 49 4/17 4/17 18.69 7.46 15.0 1 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 15, 2015 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Dambulla, Mar 25, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Sep 6, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Nov 21-23, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Moors Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Jan 6-8, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Nov 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Colombo District v Kegalle District at Colombo (PSS), Apr 2, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Kandurata v Ruhuna at Colombo (Colts), Apr 17, 2008 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Sep 9, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 2/46 Colombo v Kegalle Colombo (PSS) 2 Apr 2017 LA
4, 0/19 Colombo v Matara Colombo (Colts) 29 Mar 2017 LA
0/27, 31 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dambulla 25 Mar 2017 ODI # 3855 Insights on
- SL Pres. XI v Bangladesh Colombo (CCC) 22 Mar 2017 Other OD
0/43, 56 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 10 Feb 2017 ODI # 3834 Insights on
2/55, 1 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 7 Feb 2017 ODI # 3833 Insights on
18, 0/35 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 4 Feb 2017 ODI # 3831 Insights on
1/19, 26 Sri Lanka v South Africa Durban 1 Feb 2017 ODI # 3830 Insights on
4, 3/91, 24, 1/29 Col CC v Moors Colombo (Moors) 6 Jan 2017 FC
0/55 Col CC v Ragama Kaluthara 28 Dec 2016 FC
Profile

An allrounder who bowls slow left-arm, Sachith Pathirana's rise to the national side has been long-awaited, since his promising time in the Under-19 team. Pathirana captained Sri Lanka's U-19 side at the age of 17 in a one-day tri-series against England and Malaysia, and a year later, made a major impact in the 2008 U-19 World Cup, hitting 231 runs and taking 10 wickets.

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Mar 25, 2017

Sachith Pathirana shapes up for a big hit, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Dambulla, March 25, 2017

Sachith Pathirana shapes up for a big hit

© AFP

Mar 25, 2017

Collision course: Sabbir Rahman bangs into Sachith Pathirana while taking a run, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Dambulla, March 25, 2017

Collision course: Sabbir Rahman bangs into Sachith Pathirana while taking a run

© AFP

Feb 10, 2017

Sachith Pathirana dropped a chance off Faf du Plessis, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Centurion, February 10, 2017

Sachith Pathirana dropped a chance off Faf du Plessis

© Associated Press

Tournament Results
Aust U19 v W Indies U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
W Indies U19 won by 5 wickets (with 86 balls remaining)
Bermuda U19 v Namibia U19s at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
Namibia U19s won by 102 runs
Nepal U19 v Zim U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
Zim U19 won by 3 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
S Africa U19 v S Lanka U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 14, 2008
S Lanka U19 won by 23 runs
B'desh U19 v Pakistan U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
Pakistan U19 won by 5 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
England U19 v India U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
India U19 won by 6 wickets (with 44 balls remaining)
Ireland U19 v NZ U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
NZ U19 won by 181 runs
Malaysia U19 v PNG U19 at Kuala Lumpur - Feb 13, 2008
Malaysia U19 won by 59 runs
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