Kasun Rajitha      

Full name Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha

Born June 1, 1993, Matara

Current age 27 years 1 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Badureliya Sports Club, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education St. Servatius College

Chandrasekara Arachchilage Kasun Rajitha
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 8 10 2 23 12 2.87 157 14.64 0 0 0 0 4 0
ODIs 9 3 2 0 0* 0.00 10 0.00 0 0 0 0 1 0
T20Is 10 4 2 8 5 4.00 23 34.78 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 46 60 22 363 52 9.55 1052 34.50 0 1 39 4 17 0
List A 44 23 10 39 12* 3.00 106 36.79 0 0 2 2 7 0
T20s 36 14 9 63 18* 12.60 74 85.13 0 0 1 4 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 14 1402 763 25 3/20 6/88 30.52 3.26 56.0 0 0 0
ODIs 9 9 353 379 9 2/17 2/17 42.11 6.44 39.2 0 0 0
T20Is 10 10 222 358 10 3/29 3/29 35.80 9.67 22.2 0 0 0
First-class 46 76 6715 4402 129 8/31 12/180 34.12 3.93 52.0 3 8 1
List A 44 43 1741 1833 49 5/37 5/37 37.40 6.31 35.5 0 1 0
T20s 36 36 792 1079 60 4/20 4/20 17.98 8.17 13.2 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut West Indies v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet, Jun 14-18, 2018 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jan 19-23, 2020 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Dambulla, Aug 1, 2018 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Oct 27, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Jan 16-18, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class Badureliya Sports Club v Saracens Sports Club at Maggona, Feb 28-Mar 1, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Maggona, Dec 5, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Board President's XI v West Indians at Katunayake, Feb 20, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 2, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Oct 27, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/62 Saracens v Badureliya Maggona 28 Feb 2020 FC
6, 0/66 SLC-BP-XI v West Indians Katunayake 20 Feb 2020 LA
8/31, 10, 1/63 Saracens v Ragama Maggona 14 Feb 2020 FC
0/55, 1, 1/23 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 19 Jan 2020 Test # 2381
1/5 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
1/15 Arabians v Gladiators Abu Dhabi 24 Nov 2019 Other OD
2/18 Arabians v Bangla Tiger Abu Dhabi 22 Nov 2019 Other OD
0/75, 0 Sri Lanka v Australia Adelaide 27 Oct 2019 T20I # 978
2*, 3/21 Sri Lankans v PM's XI Canberra 24 Oct 2019 Other T20
1/17 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Lahore 9 Oct 2019 T20I # 925
Profile

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.

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Jan 19, 2020

Kasun Rajitha bowls to deubutant Kevin Kasuza, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Harare, 1st day, January 19, 2020

Kasun Rajitha bowls to deubutant Kevin Kasuza

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Dec 15, 2019

Kasun Rajitha celebrates a wicket, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Rawalpindi, Day 5

Kasun Rajitha celebrates a wicket

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Jul 31, 2019

Kasun Rajitha appeals unsuccessfully, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo, July 31, 2019

Kasun Rajitha appeals unsuccessfully

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