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Pubudu Dassanayake      

Full name Pubudu Bathiya Dassanayake

Born July 11, 1970, Kandy

Current age 44 years 164 days

Major teams Canada, Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Colts Cricket Club, Sinhalese Sports Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

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Pubudu Bathiya Dassanayake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 11 17 2 196 36 13.06 560 35.00 0 0 21 0 19 5
ODIs 16 10 2 85 20* 10.62 142 59.85 0 0 3 0 9 4
First-class 108 156 10 3840 144 26.30 4 20 192 35
List A 58 47 11 679 53 18.86 0 1 37 28
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 16 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 108 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Moratuwa, Aug 25-30, 1993 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Oct 20-24, 1994 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Sep 2, 1993 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Bloemfontein, Dec 8, 1994 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1989/90
Last First-class Canada v Kenya at King City (NW), Jul 29-Aug 1, 2006 scorecard
List A debut 1991/92
Last List A Bermuda v Canada at Dublin, Jul 11, 2005 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26, 0 Canada v Kenya King City (NW) 29 Jul 2006 FC
Profile

After a brief period as the first choice keeper, Dassanayake joined the ever increasing list of players to have held the position. His batting fell below that of international standards and that led to him being replaced. Despite this when asked to bat at first drop to counter the threat of the South African pace attack, which had been demolishing the top order, he did so with courage. After Chamara Dunusinghe was preferred for the tour to New Zealand in 1994/95, Dassanayake made a return to the international scene, representing Sri Lanka 'A' against England A in 1998. (Johann Jayasekera, benj@primus.com.au)

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Oct 31, 2014

Pubudu Dassanayake and Paras Khadka arrive from Malaysia, Kathmandu, October 31, 2014

Pubudu Dassanayake and Paras Khadka arrive from Malaysia

© Kaushal Adhikari

Sep 1, 2014

Pubudu Dassanayake shakes hands with Choodamani Paudel after being reappointed as Nepal coach, Kathmandu, September 1, 2014

Pubudu Dassanayake shakes hands with Choodamani Paudel after being reappointed as Nepal coach

© Kaushal Adhikari

Aug 28, 2014

Pubudu Dassanayake arrives at the airport, Kathmandu, August 28, 2014

Pubudu Dassanayake arrives at the airport

© Kaushal Adhikari

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at Dubai (CA2) - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at Dubai (CA) - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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