Full Name

Paskuwal Handi Tharindu Kaushal

Born

March 05, 1993, Galle

Age

29y 277d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Bowler

Education

Devapathiraja College, Rajgama

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.

Having begun his cricket in Galle's Devapathiraja College, Kaushal's debut first-class season was a 20-year old's dream. In seven matches for Nondescripts Cricket Club, he reaped 50 wickets at an average of 15.20, and collected six five-wicket hauls. For those efforts, and for a strong List A season, he was picked in two Test squads within 14 months of arriving on the domestic scene, but did not get a game in either series.

The bumper hauls continued in 2014, when he claimed 43 wickets at 23.55 in the Premier League Tournament, and had successful stints in the Sri Lanka A side. Rangana Herath's unavailability for the Boxing Day Test in New Zealand saw Kaushal named in the Sri Lanka squad for that tour. He made his Test debut in that match.
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Career Averages
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test71416581105255/428/18144.203.9966.3120
ODI1136250---4.16-000
FC851461532895453748/13113/18225.523.7340.916338
List A686428401937865/275/2722.524.0933.0220
T203735649741323/133/1323.156.8520.2000
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test71221061810.6024443.440016030
ODI110000.0010.00000000
FC8511522197613121.24431745.771721219410
List A68411041459*13.3567661.2401346210
T203720616232*11.57133121.800015570
Tharindu Kaushal
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Test
ODI
Recent Matches - Player
MatchBatBowlDateGroundFormat
Panadura vs Nugegoda SWC311/5 & 0/3230-Sep-2022PanaduraFC
Panadura vs SL Air SC182/59 & 1/2816-Sep-2022PanaduraFC
Panadura vs Bloomfield271/24 & 2/3309-Sep-2022Colombo (Bloomfield)FC
Panadura vs Saracens----04-Sep-2022MaggonaFC
Panadura vs Chilaw1 & 120/21 & 0/619-Aug-2022PanaduraFC
Photos
Tharindu Kaushal in his delivery stride
Tharindu Kaushal prepares to bowl under the watchful eyes of coach Jerome Jayaratne
Tharindu Kaushal attempts to field off his own bowling
Tharindu Kaushal celebrates a wicket
Tharindu Kaushal celebrates the wicket of Virat  Kohli
Virat Kohli was dismissed for 3 by Tharindu Kaushal