Ruwan Kalpage

Ruwan Senani Kalpage (born February 19, 1970 in Kandy) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and a right-arm offbreak bowler.

Ruwan Kalpage
රුවන් කල්පගේ
Personal information
Full nameRuwan Senani Kalpage
Born (1970-02-19) 19 February 1970 (age 51)
Kandy, Sri Lanka
BattingLeft-hand bat
BowlingRight-arm offbreak
RoleAll-rounder
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 56)27 July 1993 v India
Last Test4 March 1999 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 66)10 January 1992 v Pakistan
Last ODI30 March 1999 v India
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 11 86 153 146
Runs scored 294 844 5,843 2,055
Batting average 18.37 20.58 34.16 25.68
100s/50s 0/2 0/1 14/22 1/7
Top score 63 51 189 108
Balls bowled 1,576 3,960 23,495 6,251
Wickets 12 73 427 149
Bowling average 64.50 40.75 22.71 30.61
5 wickets in innings 0 0 15 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 5 0
Best bowling 2/27 4/36 7/27 6/32
Catches/stumpings 10/– 33/– 104/– 45/–
Source: Cricinfo, 24 December 2014

He studied at St. Anthony's College, Kandy and played for the College Cricket team in 1989.[1][2]

Coaching careerEdit

He was appointed as the high performance head coach for Bangladesh's National Cricket Academy in 2008.[3] He has not played international cricket since March 1999. [4]

Kalpage currently works as the Assistant Coach and Spin Bowling Coach of Bangladesh national cricket team.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "St. Anthony's strike form". nation.lk. Archived from the original on 2012-11-13. Retrieved 2012-09-06.
  2. ^ "Sri Lanka Sports News". Sundayobserver.lk. 2011-11-20. Archived from the original on 2013-02-13. Retrieved 2012-09-06.
  3. ^ "Ruwan Kalpage appointed fielding coach | Sri Lanka | Cricket". Islandcricket.lk. Retrieved 2012-09-06.
  4. ^ "Ruwan Kalpage". Cricinfo.