Gihan Rupasinghe

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Gihan Rupasinghe
Personal information
Full name Rupasinghe Jayawardene Mudiyanselage Gihan Madushanka Rupasinghe
Born (1986-03-05) 5 March 1986 (age 31)
Watupitiwala, Sri Lanka
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right arm leg-break
International information
National side
T20I debut (cap 30) 2 September 2009 v New Zealand
Last T20I 4 September 2009 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
Basnahira South
Career statistics
Competition T20I
Matches 2
Runs scored 33
Batting average 16.50
100s/50s 0/0
Top score 18
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings 1/–
Source: Cricinfo, 5 September 2009

Rupasinghe Jayawardene Mudiyanselage Gihan Madushanka Rupasinghe (born March 5, 1986, in Watupitiwala), or Gihan Rupasinghe, is a professional Sri Lankan T20I cricketer.

International career[edit]

Rupasinghe is the 30th Twenty20 International Cap for Sri Lanka. He made his T20I debut on 2 September 2009 against New Zealand.

School career[edit]

He was educated at Nalanda College Colombo. Rupasinghe is OBSERVER-BATA Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2006 and also became the best all rounder in 2006. He captained Nalanda College first XI team in 2006.

Rupasinghe played for Sri Lanka Schools under-17 team at the Asian Schools Cricket Tournament held in Sri Lanka in 2002 and toured with the Sri Lanka under-19 cricket team to Pakistan in 2005.

He was also included to the 2004 Under-19 Cricket World Cup Squad as well.