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Devapurage Shehan Madushanka Kumara or commonly as Shehan Madushanka (born 10 May 1995) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays limited over internationals. He is a right handed batsman and a right arm fast medium bowler. He is a past pupil of Joseph's Vas College, Wennappuwa.

Shehan Madushanka
Personal information
Full nameDevapurage Shehan Madushanka Kumara
Born (1995-05-10) 10 May 1995 (age 24)
Wennappuwa, Sri Lanka
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm fast-medium
RoleBowler
International information
National side
Only ODI (cap 186)27 January 2018 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no.20
T20I debut (cap 75)15 February 2018 v Bangladesh
Last T20I18 February 2018 v Bangladesh
T20I shirt no.20
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2017–presentTamil Union
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I LA
Matches 1 2 4
Runs scored 7 - 38
Batting average 7.00 - 12.66
100s/50s 0/0 -/- 0/0
Top score 7 - 31
Balls bowled 37 31 175
Wickets 3 2 7
Bowling average 8.66 31.00 21.57
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 3/26 2/23 3/26
Catches/stumpings 0/0 0/0 1/0
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 18 February 2018

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Domestic careerEdit

He made his First Class debut against Zimbabwe Development XI [1] He made his List A debut for Kilinochchi District in the 2016–17 Districts One Day Tournament on 15 March 2017.[2]

In March 2018, he was named in Dambulla's squad for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament.[3][4] The following month, he was also named in Dambulla's squad for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.[5]

In August 2018, he was named in Dambulla's squad the 2018 SLC T20 League.[6] In March 2019, he was named in Galle's squad for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.[7]

International careerEdit

In January 2018, he was named in Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) squad for the 2017–18 Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series.[8] He made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh in the final of the tri-series on 27 January 2018.[9] In the match, he became the fourth bowler and second Sri Lankan to take a hat-trick on debut in an ODI.[10]

In February 2018, he was named in Sri Lanka's Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against Bangladesh.[11] He made his T20I debut for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh on 15 February 2018.[12] In the second T20I, Madushanka took two early wickets in one over before sustained a hamstring injury and ruled out from bowling. Sri Lanka won the match and series very easily.[13] However, with his injury, he missed out the Nidahas Trophy on March,[14] and several other bilateral series.

In May 2018, he was one of 33 cricketers to be awarded a national contract by Sri Lanka Cricket ahead of the 2018–19 season.[15][16] In December 2018, he was named in Sri Lanka team for the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Development XI v Sri Lanka Development Emerging Team at Harare, Aug 28-31, 2016". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Districts One Day Tournament, Northern Group: Jaffna District v Kilinochchi District at Colombo (Moors), Mar 15, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Cricket: Mixed opinions on Provincial tournament". Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). 26 March 2018. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  4. ^ "All you need to know about the SL Super Provincial Tournament". Daily Sports. 26 March 2018. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
  5. ^ "SLC Super Provincial 50 over tournament squads and fixtures". The Papare. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  6. ^ "SLC T20 League 2018 squads finalized". The Papare. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Squads, Fixtures announced for SLC Provincial 50 Overs Tournament". The Papare. Retrieved 19 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Rookie fast bowler Shehan Madushanka in SL squad for tri-series". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  9. ^ "Final (D/N), Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series at Dhaka, Jan 27 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  10. ^ "Madushanka's debut hat-trick seals tri-series title". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Sri Lanka pick Asitha for T20 series, Jeevan Mendis returns". ESPN Cricinfo. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  12. ^ "1st T20I (N), Sri Lanka Tour of Bangladesh at Dhaka, Feb 15 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Mendis stars in thumping win as SL sweep tour". ESPN Cricinfo. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Injured Shehan Madushanka in doubt for Nidahas Trophy". ESPN Cricinfo. 18 February 2018. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  15. ^ "Sri Lanka assign 33 national contracts with pay hike". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  16. ^ "Sri Lankan players to receive pay hike". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  17. ^ "Sri Lanka Squad for the ACC Emerging Teams Cup 2018". Sri Lanka Cricket. Retrieved 3 December 2018.

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