Pathum Nissanka is a Sri Lankan proficient cricketer who has addressed his country in each of the 3 configurations of the game (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is), as a top-request batsman. In the Sri Lankan homegrown circuit, he has played for Badureliya Sports Club (2017-2018) and Nondescripts Cricket Club (2019-Present) across every one of the 3 arrangements. In the LPL (Lankan Premier League), he has shown up for the Colombo Stars (2021).
Pathum had initial come into the spotlight when he had kept an undefeated thump of 205 runs in only 190 balls during a round of the public school cricket title.
In January 2019, addressing Sri Lanka An in a top notch series against Ireland A, he was the group’s driving run-scorer. He had scored 258 runs in only 2 matches.
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||May 18, 1998|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
The next month, he had completed the 2018-19 time of the Premier League Tournament (the 31st time of the Premier Trophy, the super homegrown top notch cricket rivalry in Sri Lanka) as the main run-scorer for Nondescripts Cricket Club. He had completed the competition with 1,088 runs in only 7 matches.
In November 2019, he was chosen for Sri Lanka’s crew for the men’s cricket competition at the 2019 South Asian Games. Sri Lanka had secured the ‘Silver’ decoration at the occasion, losing to Bangladesh by 7 wickets in the last.
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An uncommon event, he made his worldwide presentation for Sri Lanka in every one of the 3 configurations of the game (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is) around the same time (March 2021) and against a similar resistance (the West Indies).
In the second innings of his presentation test match, he had scored 103 runs. This had made him simply the fourth Sri Lankan batsman in history to have scored hundred years on his test match debut. This was likewise the main 100 years to have been scored by a Sri Lankan batsman on test debut in an away match.
In his most memorable appearance at a significant ICC (International Cricket Council) occasion, the 2021 ICC World T20, he was one of only a handful of exceptional splendid spots in Sri Lanka’s terrible mission where the group crashed out in the gathering phase of the competition. He had scored 221 runs in 8 matches, the seventh most elevated run count in the competition.
Pathum Nissanka passed the 500 Test runs milestone!
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In January 2022, he won the ‘Player of the Series’ honor for scoring 146 runs (counting two half-hundreds of years) in 3 matches in a respective home ODI series against Zimbabwe.
In June 2022, in the third match of a two-sided home ODI series against Australia, he delivered his most memorable hundred years in the ODI design. His imperious thump of 137 runs (147 balls) had assisted Sri Lanka with pursuing down a lofty objective of 292 runs. He was named the ‘Player of the Match’ for his presentation.
The success had given Sri Lanka an imperative 2-1 lead in the series which they would proceed to change over into a 3-2 series win. This was an uncommon success for Sri Lanka over Australia – their most memorable reciprocal series triumph at home over this resistance in almost 30 years. All the more critically, the success calmed some torment for the cricket-insane Sri Lankan individuals as they were confronting their most obviously terrible monetary emergency since freedom which had brought about the nation opting for non-payment, costs of fuel and day to day necessities shooting through the rooftop, and an extreme deficiency of drugs and different fundamentals.