List of international cricket centuries by Upul Tharanga

Upul Tharanga [1] is a cricketer and served as a captain of the Sri Lanka national cricket team . He is described as technically gifted left hand opening batsman. [2] Tharanga has scored centuries (100 or more runs in a single innings) on three occasions in Test cricket and on fourteen occasions in One Day International (ODI) matches. Tharanga has played 27 Test matches, 201 ODIs and 16 Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) (As on 6 May 2017), scoring 1,568, 5,929 and 216 runs respectively.

Tharanga made his Test debut against India in 2005. In his third test test he scored his first Test Century in Shaheed Chandu Stadium , Bogra . [3] Tharanga made his ODI debut against West Indies in 2005. He scored his first ODI century back in 2005 against Bangladesh scoring 105 in R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo . [4] His highest ODI score in 2013 against India where he scored 174 Not out at Sabina Park , Kingston, Jamaica . [5] It is the second highest score by Sri Lankan in ODI after Sanath Jayasuriya ‘s 189.

Key

symbol Meaning
* Remained not out
Match The number of the test match in his career
Lost The match was lost by Sri Lanka.
Won The match was won by Sri Lanka.
Draw The match was drawn .

Test centuries

Test centuries of Upul Tharanga [6]
No. runs Match Against City / Country arrival year result
[1] 165 3  bangladesh  Bogra , Bangladesh Shaheed Chandu Stadium 2006 Won
[2] 110 * 22  Zimbabwe  Harare , Zimbabwe Harare Sports Club , 2016 Won
[3] 115 27  bangladesh  Galle , Sri Lanka Galle International Stadium 2017 Won

One Day International centuries

One Day International Centuries of Upul Tharanga [7]
No. runs Match Against City / Country arrival Dated result
[1] 105 5  bangladesh  Colombo , Sri Lanka R Premadasa Stadium 2 September 2005 Won
[2] 103 12  New Zealand  Christchurch , New Zealand AMI Stadium 3 January 2006 Lost
[3] 120 23  England  London , England , UK Lord’s Cricket Ground 17 June 2006 Won
[4] 109 27  England  Leeds , England , UK Headingley Cricket Ground 1 July 2006 Won
[5] 105 31  bangladesh  Chandigarh , India PCA Stadium 7 October 2006 Won
[6] 121 32  Zimbabwe  Ahmedabad , India Sardar Patel Stadium 10 October 2006 Won
[7] 118 86  india  Kolkata , India Eden Gardens 24 December 2009 Lost
[8] 118 * 90  bangladesh  Dhaka , Bangladesh Sher-e-Bangla Stadium 8 January 2010 Won
[9] 101 * 111  West Indies  Colombo , Sri Lanka SSC Ground 3 February 2011 Won
[10] 133 117  Zimbabwe  Kandy , Sri Lanka Pallekele Cricket Stadium 10 March 2011 Won
[11] 102 * 119  England  Colombo , Sri Lanka R Premadasa Stadium 26 March 2011 Won
[12] 111 139  australia  Hambantota , Sri Lanka MRIC Stadium 16 August 2011 Won
[13] 174 * 164  india  Kingston, Jamaica Sabina Park 2 July 2013 Won
[14] 119 197  South Africa  Cape Town , South Africa Newlands Cricket Ground 7 February 2017 Lost

References

  1. Jump up^ “Sri Lanka / Players / Upul Tharanga” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ “Upul Tharanga, Sri Lanka” . Cricbuzz . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .
  3. Jump up^ “Sri Lanka tour of Bangladesh, 2nd Test: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Bogra, Mar 8-11, 2006” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .
  4. Jump up^ “Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Sep 2, 2005” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .
  5. Jump up^ “West Indies Tri-Nation Series, 3rd Match: India v Sri Lanka at Kingston, Jul 2, 2013” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .
  6. Jump up^ “Statistics / Statsguru / WU Tharanga / Test matches” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .
  7. Jump up^ “Statistics / Statsguru / WU Tharanga / One-Day Internationals” . ESPNcricinfo . Retrieved 6 May 2017 .

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