Piyal Wijetunge

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Piyal Wijetunge
Personal information
Born Piyal Kashyapa Wijetunge
(1971-08-06) August 6, 1971 (age 45)
Badulla, Sri Lanka
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
Role bowler, coach
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 58) 25 August 1993 v South Africa
Career statistics
Competition Test First-class
Matches 1 65
Runs scored 10 541
Batting average 5.00 11.27
100s/50s -/- -/1
Top score 10 52
Balls bowled 312 9559
Wickets 2 161
Bowling average 59.00 30.47
5 wickets in innings - 3
10 wickets in match - 1
Best bowling 1/58 7/51
Catches/stumpings -/- 24/-
Source: Cricinfo, 11 April 2017

Piyal Kashyapa Wijetunge (born August 6, 1971, Badulla) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who played in one Test in 1993. Though he was not successful in international arena, he was a active member in domestic arena, where he played 65 first class matches and took 161 wickets as well.

He is well known spin bowling coach in national team of Sri Lanka, where he trained many great international players such as Rangana Herath, Tharindu Kaushal and Dilruwan Perera.[1]

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  1. ^ "The man preparing Sri Lanka for life after Herath". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 11 March 2017.