Full Name

Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

Born

June 01, 1993, Matara

Age

28y 186d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium fast

Playing Role

Bowler

Education

St. Servatius College

TEAMS

Virtually unheard of before 2015, the first inkling of right-arm seamer Kasun Rajitha's potential came during a three-dayer against the touring Indians in August of that year. He took 5 for 68 on a spicy Khettarama deck in that match, dismissing Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in a single spell, before claiming Kohli's wicket in the second innings as well.

Achieving appreciable seam movement at a sharp pace, and from a high release point, Rajitha proved to be a penetrative T20 bowler in the following domestic season. He was the second-highest wicket-taker in the Super T20 Provincial Tournament, with 10 scalps in six matches. That performance earned him an international T20 debut, where he claimed two wickets in his first over, against India in Pune.

Career Averages

Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test9151415779253/206/8831.163.3056.6000
ODI1010396432102/172/1743.206.5439.6000
T20I1010222358103/293/2935.809.6722.2000
FC4980708846701418/3112/18033.123.9550.2491
List A464518141905515/375/3737.356.3035.5010
T2042419001224664/204/2018.548.1613.6300
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test912235123.5023315.02002040
ODI104311*1.00119.09000010
T20I1042854.002334.78000000
FC496422379529.02115032.9501414170
List A4624114012*3.0710737.38002270
T20421596518*10.838576.47001450
Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha
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Kasun Rajitha celebrates
Kasun Rajitha came out to bat despite an injury
Kasun Rajitha hobbled off with a groin injury
Kasun Rajitha provided solid support with the bat
Vishwa Fernando, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Kasun Rajitha and Lahiru Kumara talk to coach Mickey Arthur
Kasun Rajitha bowls to deubutant Kevin Kasuza