Nuwan Kulasekara is a former right arm fast medium bowler and a right handed batsman with the Sri Lankan cricket team. He played with the Basnahira North, Colts and Galle cricket clubs.


Nuwan Kulashekara started playing first class cricket in 2001. He debuted in International cricket in 2003 in a One Day Match against England at Dambulla. Kulashekara claimed 2 wickets in the 9 overs he bowled and gave away 19 runs. His wickets included that of R Clarke and ID Blackwell. Sri Lanka won the match by 10 wickets.

Role All Rounder
Height / weight 1.76 m /
Born 22 Jul 1982
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Team History
647 sri lanka national cricket team Sri Lanka 2003 - 2019
Lahore Qalandars 2018
Comilla Victorians 2015 - 2016
1083 chennai super kings Super Kings 2011 - 2012
Colts Cricket Club Colts 2004 - 2011
Galle Cricket Club Galle 2002 - 2004

In 2005, Kuleshekara played in his debut test match against New Zealand at Napier. He claimed a wicket in the first innings and maintained an economy of 2.80 runs in the 25 overs he bowled. In the second innings, he bettered his economy at 1.72 runs in 11 overs, however could not claim a wicket in the match that ended in a draw. In 2006, he scored his first test half century in a match against England at Lord’s. In 2007, he was selected to the Sri Lankan World Cup team.

In a total of 184 ODIs, Kuleshekara scored 1,327 runs and claimed 199 wickets at 33.92. He also took 48 wickets in the 21 Test matches he played for Sri Lanka.

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