Eshani Kaushalya

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Eshani Kaushalya
Personal information
Full name Lokusuriyage Eshani Kaushalya
Born (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 30)
Panadura, Sri Lanka
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
International information
National side
ODI debut 22 March 2005 v India women
Last ODI 26 February 2013 v West Indies women
T20I debut 12 June 2009 v Pakistan women
Last T20I 8 March 2013 v India women
Career statistics
Competition ODI T20I
Matches 57 26
Runs scored 742 221
Batting average 15.45 9.60
100s/50s 0/3 0/0
Top score 57 44
Balls bowled 1,539 428
Wickets 38 25
Bowling average 28.15 15.96
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a
Best bowling 3/23 4/18
Catches/stumpings 8/– 3/–
Source: ESPNcricinfo, 13 April 2013

Eshani Kaushalya (born 1 June 1984) is a Sri Lankan cricketer who has made over 80 appearances for the Sri Lanka national women's cricket team since her debut in 2005. An all-rounder, she is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler.[1]

Kaushalya made her debut for Sri Lanka during the 2005 Women's Cricket World Cup, scoring seven runs.[2] She collected her first international wicket later during the tournament, trapping West Indian Juliana Nero leg before wicket.[3] She batted well for Sri Lanka during the 2006 Women's Asia Cup, finishing top of the batting averages for her country, scoring 106 runs at 35.33, including her career high score of 57.[4] During the 2013 Women's Cricket World Cup, she scored two half-centuries, against England and India,[2] and was named as part of the team of the tournament by the International Cricket Council.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Eshani Kaushalya". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Statistics / Statsguru / LE Kaushalya / Women's One-Day Internationals". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "16th Match: Sri Lanka Women v West Indies Women at Benoni, Mar 28, 2005". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Records / Women's Asia Cup, 2006/07 - Sri Lanka Women / Batting and bowling averages". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "ICC names ICC Women’s World Cup India 2013 Team of the Tournament". International Cricket Council. 18 February 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2013.