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Upul Tharanga

Upul Tharanga

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth02 February 1985
Place of BirthBalapitiya, Sri Lanka
CareerAugust 2005 - Active

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1. Is fifth on the list of most hundreds for Sri Lanka in ODIs, with 14 centuries.

2. Was involved in the highest opening-wicket partnership in ODI history, putting up 286 with Sanath Jayasuriya against England in 2006.

3. Has a total of seven 200+ partnerships in ODIs, on par with Ricky Ponting for the record.

4. Playing in his second ICC CT

5. ODI debut against West Indies at Dambulla in 2005

6. He caught the eye during ICC U/19 WC 2004 and he hit two ODI centuries in Sri Lanka’s 5-0 whitewash of England in 2006

7. Back-to-back centuries followed in ICC CT later that year and he scored two more centuries in ICC CWC 2011 before his form deserted him

8. He was an injury replacement in ICC CWC 2015 and he was named captain for the tri-series in Zimbabwe in late 2016