Nuwan Kulasekara

Nuwan Kulasekara

Player Details

Name: Nuwan Kulasekara

Date of birth: 22/08/1982

International Team: Sri Lanka

Domestic Team: Chennai Super Kings

Role: Bowler

Bowling Style: Right arm fast medium

Batting Style: Right-hand

- Test debut v New Zealand at Napier - April 2005.
- ODI debut v England at Dambulla - November 2003.
- With an open-chested whippy action, he can generate movement off the seam as well as in the air and bowls a consistent line and length.
- Scored a half-century during his maiden tour to England but was dropped as his bowling failed to impress.
- Was selected for the 2007 World Cup and began a successful period that saw him top the ICC ODI bowling charts in March 2009.
June 2009

International Career Overview

TEST MATCH OVERVIEW

Batting Bowling
Career Span: 2005-2013 Innings Bowled: 36
Matches: 20 Overs: 557.4
Innings: 26 Runs Conceded: 1646
Not Outs: 1 Average: 35.78
Runs: 381 Economy Rate: 2.95
Highest Score: 64 Best bowling in Innings: 4/21
Average: 15.24
50s: 1
100s: 0
Ducks: 4
Caught Out: 22
Stumped Out: 0

ODI MATCH OVERVIEW

Batting Bowling
Career Span: 2004-2014 Innings Bowled: 115
Matches: 116 Overs: 903.1
Innings: 73 Runs Conceded: 4273
Not Outs: 19 Average: 33.38
Runs: 851 Economy Rate: 4.73
Highest Score: 73 Best bowling in Innings: 5/22
Average: 15.76
50s: 3
100s: 0
Ducks: 7
Caught Out: 31
Stumped Out: 2

Full International Career History

TEST MATCH (BATTING)

Date Opponent Venue Innings Score
Mar 16 2013 Bangladesh R. Premadasa Stadium 1 22
2 DNB
Mar 8 2013 Bangladesh Galle International Stadium 1 DNB
2 DNB
Dec 13 2012 Australia Bellerive Oval, Hobart 1 23
2 9
Nov 25 2012 New Zealand P Sara Oval 1 6
2 18
Nov 17 2012 New Zealand Galle International Stadium 1 8
2 DNB
Jul 8 2012 Pakistan Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 33
2 DNB
Jun 30 2012 Pakistan Sinhalese Sports Club Ground 1 0
2 DNB
Jun 22 2012 Pakistan Galle International Stadium 1 0
2 DNB
Nov 23 2010 West Indies 1 17
Dec 2 2009 India Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai 1 12
2 19
Aug 18 2009 New Zealand Galle 1 18
Jul 20 2009 Pakistan Colombo 1 1
Jul 12 2009 Pakistan 1 11
Jul 4 2009 Pakistan Galle 1 38
2 25
Jul 31 2008 India Galle 1 5*
2 1
May 28 2006 England Edgbaston 1 3
2 0
May 11 2006 England Lord's 1 29
2 64
Apr 3 2006 Pakistan Kandy 1 13
2 6
Apr 4 2005 New Zealand McLean Park, Napier 1 0
2 DNB

TEST MATCH (BOWLING)

Date Opponent Venue Innings Figures
Mar 16 2013 Bangladesh R. Premadasa Stadium 1 3/54
2 0/36
Mar 8 2013 Bangladesh Galle International Stadium 1 2/94
2 0/6
Dec 13 2012 Australia Bellerive Oval, Hobart 1 0/80
2 0/24
Nov 25 2012 New Zealand P Sara Oval 1 1/76
2 2/47
Nov 17 2012 New Zealand Galle International Stadium 1 2/31
2 2/28
Jul 8 2012 Pakistan Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 2/44
2 1/65
Jun 30 2012 Pakistan Sinhalese Sports Club Ground 1 0/84
2 0/23
Jun 22 2012 Pakistan Galle International Stadium 1 2/27
2 3/48
Nov 23 2010 West Indies 1 1/17
Dec 2 2009 India Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai 1 1/105
Aug 18 2009 New Zealand Galle 1 1/41
2 1/20
Jul 20 2009 Pakistan Colombo 1 3/47
2 2/55
Jul 12 2009 Pakistan 1 4/21
2 4/37
Jul 4 2009 Pakistan Galle 1 4/71
2 0/25
Jul 31 2008 India Galle 1 0/40
2 0/31
Jul 23 2008 India Colombo 1 1/42
2 0/25
May 28 2006 England Edgbaston 1 0/45
May 11 2006 England Lord's 1 0/89
Apr 3 2006 Pakistan Kandy 1 2/45
2 1/34
Apr 4 2005 New Zealand McLean Park, Napier 1 1/70
2 0/19

ODI MATCH (BATTING)

Date Opponent Venue Innings Score
Feb 17 2014 Bangladesh Shere Bangla National Stadium 1 0
Dec 25 2013 Pakistan Sheikh Zayed Stadium 1 1
Dec 22 2013 Pakistan Sharjah CA Stadium, UAE 1 1
Dec 20 2013 Pakistan Dubai International Cricket Stadium 1 32
Nov 16 2013 New Zealand Rangiri Dambulla International Stad. 1 14
Nov 12 2013 New Zealand Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Nov 10 2013 New Zealand Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 12
Jul 7 2013 West Indies Queen's Park Oval 1 14
Jul 2 2013 India Sabina Park 1 DNB
Jun 28 2013 West Indies Sabina Park 1 2
Jun 20 2013 India The Swalec Stadium 1 1
Jun 17 2013 Australia The Kia Oval 1 6
Jun 13 2013 England The Kia Oval 1 58*
Mar 28 2013 Bangladesh Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 11
Mar 25 2013 Bangladesh Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Mar 23 2013 Bangladesh Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Jan 23 2013 Australia Bellerive Oval, Hobart 1 14*
Jan 20 2013 Australia Sydney Cricket Ground 1 DNB
Jan 18 2013 Australia Brisbane Cricket Ground 1 DNB
Jan 13 2013 Australia Adelaide Oval 1 DNB
Jan 11 2013 Australia Melbourne Cricket Ground 1 18
Nov 10 2012 New Zealand Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Nov 6 2012 New Zealand Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Nov 4 2012 New Zealand Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Jul 21 2012 India Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 1*
Jun 18 2012 Pakistan R. Premadasa Stadium 1 10*
Jun 16 2012 Pakistan R. Premadasa Stadium 1 3
Jun 9 2012 Pakistan Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 DNB
Jun 7 2012 Pakistan Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 18
Mar 8 2012 Australia Adelaide 1 15
Mar 4 2012 Australia Brisbane 1 73
Mar 2 2012 Australia Melbourne 1 0
Feb 24 2012 Australia Hobart 1 4*
Feb 14 2012 India Adelaide 1 12
Feb 10 2012 Australia Perth 1 8
Feb 8 2012 India Perth 1 7
Jan 22 2012 South Africa Johannesburg 1 0
Jan 17 2012 South Africa Springbok Park, Bloemfontein 1 40
Jan 14 2012 South Africa Buffalo Park, East London 1 22
Jan 11 2012 South Africa Boland Bank Park, Paarl 1 6
Aug 20 2011 Australia 1 7
Aug 16 2011 Australia Hambantota 1 4
Aug 14 2011 Australia Hambantota 1 34
Aug 10 2011 Australia 1 34
Jul 9 2011 England Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester 1 4
Jul 6 2011 England Trent Bridge, Nottingham 1 5
Jul 1 2011 England Headingley Carnegie 1 13
Jun 28 2011 England The Kia Oval 1 5
Apr 2 2011 India Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai 1 32
Mar 18 2011 New Zealand The Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 1 1
Feb 26 2011 Pakistan 1 24
Feb 20 2011 Canada Hambantota 1 7*
Nov 3 2010 Australia Melbourne 1 0
Dec 21 2009 India Barabati Stadium, Cuttack 1 10
Dec 15 2009 India Rajkot 1 2*
Sep 27 2009 New Zealand Johannesburg 1 57*
Sep 25 2009 England Johannesburg 1 17*
Sep 22 2009 South Africa Centurion Park 1 1
Aug 9 2009 Pakistan 1 0
Jul 30 2009 Pakistan Dambulla 1 16
Feb 8 2009 India Colombo 1 10*
Feb 5 2009 India Colombo 1 39*
Feb 3 2009 India Colombo 1 3
Jan 31 2009 India Dambulla 1 1
Jan 20 2009 Pakistan National Stadium, Karachi 1 24
Nov 30 2008 Zimbabwe 1 1
Aug 26 2008 India Colombo 1 12
Aug 24 2008 India Colombo 1 11
Aug 20 2008 India Dambulla 1 25
Apr 10 2008 West Indies Trinidad 1 1*
Feb 29 2008 Australia Melbourne 1 14
Feb 15 2008 Australia Perth 1 0
Jul 25 2007 Bangladesh Colombo 1 1*
Apr 16 2007 Australia Grenada 1 1
Feb 14 2007 India Goa 1 9*
Feb 11 2007 India Rajkot 1 4*
Mar 19 2006 Pakistan R.Premadasa Stadium, Khetterama 1 11
Feb 12 2006 Australia Sydney 1 DNB
Feb 10 2006 Australia Adelaide 1 DNB
Jan 31 2006 South Africa Perth 1 1
Jan 29 2006 Australia Perth 1 0
Jan 26 2006 Australia Adelaide 1 2*
Jan 24 2006 South Africa Adelaide 1 DNB
Jan 22 2006 Australia Sydney 1 DNB
Jan 17 2006 South Africa Woolloongabba, Brisbane 1 DNB
Dec 26 2004 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland 1 4*
Apr 27 2004 Zimbabwe Harare 1 0*
Apr 20 2004 Zimbabwe Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo 1 DNB
Feb 29 2004 Australia Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo 1 DNB
Feb 20 2004 Australia Dambulla 1 1
Nov 18 2003 England Dambulla 1 DNB

ODI MATCH (BOWLING)

Date Opponent Venue Innings Figures
Feb 17 2014 Bangladesh Shere Bangla National Stadium 1 0/38
Dec 25 2013 Pakistan Sheikh Zayed Stadium 1 0/28
Dec 22 2013 Pakistan Sharjah CA Stadium, UAE 1 1/67
Dec 20 2013 Pakistan Dubai International Cricket Stadium 1 1/56
Nov 16 2013 New Zealand Rangiri Dambulla International Stad. 1 1/20
Nov 12 2013 New Zealand Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 4/34
Nov 10 2013 New Zealand Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 0/3
Jul 7 2013 West Indies Queen's Park Oval 1 0/8
Jul 2 2013 India Sabina Park 1 1/37
Jun 28 2013 West Indies Sabina Park 1 1/39
Jun 20 2013 India The Swalec Stadium 1 0/45
Jun 17 2013 Australia The Kia Oval 1 3/42
Jun 13 2013 England The Kia Oval 1 1/42
Mar 28 2013 Bangladesh Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 0/29
Mar 23 2013 Bangladesh Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 1/67
Jan 23 2013 Australia Bellerive Oval, Hobart 1 1/57
Jan 20 2013 Australia Sydney Cricket Ground 1 3/30
Jan 18 2013 Australia Brisbane Cricket Ground 1 5/22
Jan 13 2013 Australia Adelaide Oval 1 1/24
Jan 11 2013 Australia Melbourne Cricket Ground 1 1/53
Nov 10 2012 New Zealand Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 2/17
Nov 6 2012 New Zealand Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 1/45
Nov 4 2012 New Zealand Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 1/50
Jul 21 2012 India Mahinda Rajapaksha International Cricket Stadium 1 1/20
Jun 18 2012 Pakistan R. Premadasa Stadium 1 2/53
Jun 16 2012 Pakistan R. Premadasa Stadium 1 1/36
Jun 13 2012 Pakistan R. Premadasa Stadium 1 1/3
Jun 9 2012 Pakistan Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 2/33
Jun 7 2012 Pakistan Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 1 1/29
Mar 8 2012 Australia Adelaide 1 2/40
Mar 6 2012 Australia Adelaide 1 0/57
Mar 4 2012 Australia Brisbane 1 1/60
Mar 2 2012 Australia Melbourne 1 2/38
Feb 28 2012 India Hobart 1 0/71
Feb 24 2012 Australia Hobart 1 1/59
Feb 21 2012 India Brisbane 1 3/40
Feb 17 2012 Australia Sydney 1 0/29
Feb 14 2012 India Adelaide 1 1/39
Feb 10 2012 Australia Perth 1 2/39
Feb 8 2012 India Perth 1 0/38
Jan 22 2012 South Africa Johannesburg 1 0/46
Jan 20 2012 South Africa Kimberley 1 1/40
Jan 17 2012 South Africa Springbok Park, Bloemfontein 1 0/36
Jan 14 2012 South Africa Buffalo Park, East London 1 0/47
Jan 11 2012 South Africa Boland Bank Park, Paarl 1 1/50
Aug 20 2011 Australia 1 0/13
Aug 16 2011 Australia Hambantota 1 1/51
Aug 14 2011 Australia Hambantota 1 1/38
Aug 10 2011 Australia 1 0/21
Jul 9 2011 England Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester 1 0/51
Jul 6 2011 England Trent Bridge, Nottingham 1 0/36
Jul 3 2011 England Lord's 1 0/40
Jul 1 2011 England Headingley Carnegie 1 1/39
Jun 28 2011 England The Kia Oval 1 0/31
Apr 2 2011 India Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai 1 0/64
Mar 18 2011 New Zealand The Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 1 1/19
Mar 10 2011 Zimbabwe Kandy 1 0/33
Mar 1 2011 Kenya 1 1/18
Feb 26 2011 Pakistan 1 0/64
Feb 20 2011 Canada Hambantota 1 3/16
Feb 3 2011 West Indies 1 2/42
Jan 31 2011 West Indies 1 1/35
Nov 5 2010 Australia Sydney 1 2/48
Nov 3 2010 Australia Melbourne 1 1/60
Dec 21 2009 India Barabati Stadium, Cuttack 1 0/47
Dec 15 2009 India Rajkot 1 2/65
Sep 27 2009 New Zealand Johannesburg 1 1/52
Sep 25 2009 England Johannesburg 1 2/42
Sep 22 2009 South Africa Centurion Park 1 0/44
Aug 9 2009 Pakistan 1 3/46
Aug 3 2009 Pakistan Dambulla 1 1/74
Aug 1 2009 Pakistan Dambulla 1 1/17
Jul 30 2009 Pakistan Dambulla 1 2/30
Feb 8 2009 India Colombo 1 2/42
Feb 5 2009 India Colombo 1 3/63
Feb 3 2009 India Colombo 1 0/68
Jan 31 2009 India Dambulla 1 2/61
Jan 28 2009 India Dambulla 1 0/32
Jan 24 2009 Pakistan Lawrence Gardens (Bagh-i-Jinnah), Lahore 1 3/17
Jan 21 2009 Pakistan National Stadium, Karachi 1 2/31
Jan 20 2009 Pakistan National Stadium, Karachi 1 0/35
Nov 30 2008 Zimbabwe 1 3/14
Nov 24 2008 Zimbabwe 1 1/35
Nov 22 2008 Zimbabwe 1 1/7
Nov 20 2008 Zimbabwe 1 1/25
Aug 29 2008 India Colombo 1 4/40
Aug 26 2008 India Colombo 1 1/38
Aug 24 2008 India Colombo 1 2/32
Aug 20 2008 India Dambulla 1 2/26
Aug 18 2008 India Dambulla 1 2/23
Apr 15 2008 West Indies St Lucia 1 0/33
Apr 12 2008 West Indies Trinidad 1 3/28
Apr 10 2008 West Indies Trinidad 1 3/43
Mar 19 2006 Pakistan R.Premadasa Stadium, Khetterama 1 1/43
Feb 12 2006 Australia Sydney 1 0/41
Feb 10 2006 Australia Adelaide 1 1/47
Jan 31 2006 South Africa Perth 1 0/22
Jan 29 2006 Australia Perth 1 0/37
Jan 26 2006 Australia Adelaide 1 2/32
Jan 24 2006 South Africa Adelaide 1 1/35
Jan 22 2006 Australia Sydney 1 0/22
Jan 17 2006 South Africa Woolloongabba, Brisbane 1 1/24
Dec 26 2004 New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland 1 0/13
Apr 27 2004 Zimbabwe Harare 1 1/30
Apr 20 2004 Zimbabwe Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo 1 0/26
Feb 29 2004 Australia Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo 1 0/50
Feb 20 2004 Australia Dambulla 1 0/18
Nov 18 2003 England Dambulla 1 2/19