Upul Tharanga

Upul Tharanga
Full Name: Warushavithana Upul Tharanga
Birth date: February 2 1985
Age: 39 years
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: Left Hand
Team :
Champions League T20 Kandurata Maroons
Bangladesh Premier League Cumilla Warriors
Sri Lanka Premier League Kandurata Maroons, Udarata Rulers
Road Safety World Series Sri Lanka Legends
T10 League Pune Devils, Northern Warriors, Kerala Knights
LPL Dambulla Aura, Jaffna Kings
Legends League Cricket Asia Lions, Southern Super Stars
US Masters T10 League Texas Chargers

Upul Tharanga Last 10 Innings

RunsOppMatch DateScore
34 Gujarat Giants2023-12-03 DT20
30 Manipal Tigers2023-11-27 DT20
19 India Capitals2023-11-25 DT20
5 Urbanrisers Hyderabad2023-11-21 DT20
13 California Knights2023-08-27 DT20
1 New York Warriors2023-08-27 DT20
- Morrisville Unity2023-08-26 DT20
9 Atlanta Riders2023-08-25 DT20
5 New York Warriors2023-08-24 DT20
13 Morrisville Unity2023-08-23 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Stats

TEST 3158553 1754 165 31.89321254.61 0 3 8 239 9 240
ODI 22622220517 6941 174 33.86913376.00 0 15 37 797 52 490
IT20 2828271 462 54 17.11375123.20 0 0 1 50 12 30

Bowling Stats

TEST 310000 0 ---00000/00/0
ODI 2220000 0 ---00000/00/0
IT20 290000 0 ---00000/00/0


Warushavithana Upul Tharanga was born in Balapitiya, Sri Lanka on 2nd February, 1985.Tharanga received his education in Ambalangoda at Dharmasoka College. The 29 year old left handed batsman has been a part of the Sri Lankan cricket squad since the year 2005. Prior to his selection, his family was devastated in the Asian tsunami where their family home at Ambalangoda was washed away. Tharanga represented various clubs in his career so far, such as Nondescripts Cricket Club, Singha Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Asia XI, Mohammedan Sporting Club, Ruhuna. Kandurata Maroons etc.

Tharanga, alongside being a batsman, also features as an occasional wicketkeeper. From the early age of 15, Tharanga used to play for Nondescripts. He was a part of the under-19 team of Sri Lanka when they won the 2004 World Cup where he scored a whooping 117. Tharanga played his first List A for Nondescripts Cricket Club vs. Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club on 20th September 2003 in Colombo. He made his First Class debut in 2000. His test ebut was against India on 18-22 December 2005 at Ahmedabad where he couldn’t score much. He debuted in the ODIs against West Indies in 2005 at Dambulla and his T20 debut was against England on June 15th 2006, where he added 34 runs to the scoreboard.

Tharanga’s career reached an early high in 2006 and then faced some major adversities in 2007 and subsequent years. In 2011 he picked up the gears again and resurfaced. One major stigma on his career was the positive dope test after world cup of 2011. Due to this breach of ICC Anti-Doping Code, Tharanga was banned from cricket and related activities from 9th May 2011 to 8th August 2011.

Last Series Played

Legends League Cricket 2023
US Masters T10 League 2023
Legends League Cricket 2023
Road Safety World Series 2022
Legends League Cricket 2022
Team Squad
Maheesh Theekshana Dasun Shanaka
Binura Fernando Kusal Janith Perera
Lahiru Madushanka Nuwan Thushara
Sadeera Samarawickrama Dhananjaya de Silva
Kusal Mendis Kamindu Mendis

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