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Nuwan Kulasekara

Nuwan Kulasekara

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth 22 July 1982
Place of Birth Nittambuwa, Sri Lanka
Career November 2003 - Active
Role Allrounder

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 184 123 37 1327 73 15.43 1629 81.46 0 4 95 39 46 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 183 181 8,263 6,751 199 5/22 33.92 4.90 41.52 4 1

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1. Played mostly soft-ball cricket growing up, and "never really aspired to be a fast bowler".

2. Has bowled a record six maidens in T20Is.

3. Produced a match-saving 64 in the first Test of Sri Lanka’s tour of England in 2006 -- his third Test -- and shared a 105-run stand with his captain Mahela Jayawardene after the team was made to follow-on 359 runs behind.

4. Playing in his third ICC CT

5. ODI debut against England at Dambulla in 2003

6. In an 11-month period starting April 2008 he took 47 ODI wickets which helped him jump to the top of the ICC ODI rankings the following March

7. Promoted up the order against England in ICC CT 2013 at The Oval he hit an unbeaten 58 from 38 balls to seal a famous Sri Lankan victory

8. Against the Netherlands at Chittagong in ICC WT20 2014 he returned the remarkable bowling figures of 2-2-0-1