Jeevantha Kulatunga

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Jeevantha Kulatunga
Personal information
Full nameHettiarachchi Gamage Jeevantha Mahesh Kulatunga
Born(1973-11-02) 2 November 1973 (age 40)
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight arm medium
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1993–Colts Cricket Club
1990–95North Western Province
2007–Wayamba
2011Drumpellier Cricket Club (Overseas Professional)
Career statistics
CompetitionFCLAT20IT20
Matches186102238
Runs scored8,3152,34519820
Batting average32.3528.959.5026.45
100s/50s13/501/140/01/3
Top score23413211104*
Balls bowled5,183725210
Wickets812215
Bowling average28.9123.4516.26
5 wickets in innings110
10 wickets in match0n/an/a
Best bowling5/675/214/28
Catches/stumpings186/–54/–2/–12/–
Source: CricketArchive, 15 September 2010
 
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Jeevantha Kulatunga
Personal information
Full nameHettiarachchi Gamage Jeevantha Mahesh Kulatunga
Born(1973-11-02) 2 November 1973 (age 40)
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight arm medium
RoleBatsman
International information
National side
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1993–Colts Cricket Club
1990–95North Western Province
2007–Wayamba
2011Drumpellier Cricket Club (Overseas Professional)
Career statistics
CompetitionFCLAT20IT20
Matches186102238
Runs scored8,3152,34519820
Batting average32.3528.959.5026.45
100s/50s13/501/140/01/3
Top score23413211104*
Balls bowled5,183725210
Wickets812215
Bowling average28.9123.4516.26
5 wickets in innings110
10 wickets in match0n/an/a
Best bowling5/675/214/28
Catches/stumpings186/–54/–2/–12/–
Source: CricketArchive, 15 September 2010

Hettiarachchi Gamage Jeevantha Mahesh Kulatunga (born 2 November 1973) is a Sri Lankan first-class cricketer. An aggressive right-handed middle order batsman, Kulatunga has been captain of Colts Cricket Club since 2003/04.

Born in Kurunegala, Kulatunga was just 17 when he made his first class debut in 1990, playing for Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club. In 2001 he was selected to represent the Sri Lanka Board President's XI in a game against England at Matara, scoring a half century. He has also played for Sri Lanka A, in games against Pakistan A and India.

In October 2008, Kulatunga was selected in the Sri Lanka side for an International Twenty20 tournament in Toronto. He made his debut on 20 October against Zimbabwe, scoring eight runs and taking a catch in a five-wicket victory,[1] also playing against Canada.

He has been a prolific scorer in domestic cricket and in May steered his club Wayamba to a 31-run victory in the inaugural Inter-Provincial Twenty20 final against Ruhuna, earning an opportunity to make his international debut. He has also played for Barisal Blazers in Bangladesh's NCL T20 Bangladesh.

Career Best Performances[edit]

as of 15 September 2010

BattingBowling
ScoreFixtureVenueSeasonScoreFixtureVenueSeason
T20I11Sri Lanka v CanadaOntario2008n/a
FC234Colts v RagamaColombo (MSC)20095–67Colts v Sri Lanka Air ForceColombo (Colts)2004
LA132Wayamba v Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XIColombo (Colts)20105–21Colts v BadureliyaColombo (Colts)2006
T20104*Wayamba v KandurataGalle20104–28Colts v Kurunegala YCCColombo (Nondescripts)2005

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada v Sri Lanka in 2008/09". CricketArchive. Retrieved 25 October 2008. 

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