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Personal Profile (Personal Biography)

Full Name: Kulasekara Mudiyanselage Dinesh Nuwan Kulasekara
Date of Birth (Birthday): July 22, 1982
Birth Place: Nittambuwa
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Right-arm fast-medium
Major teams: Sri Lanka, Bandaranayake College Gampha, Basnahira North, Colts Cricket Club, Galle Cricket Club
National Team : Sri Lanka
Sports Played : Cricket

Kulasekara was educated at the Bandaranayake College-Gampaha. He is principally a fast-medium bowler. Kululasekera made his One Day International debut against England at Dambulla on 18 November 2003. He took 2-19 as England were bowled out for 88, and Sri Lanka took less than 14 overs to win by 10 wickets. He made his Test cricket debut against New Zealand at Napier on 4 April 2005. He took only one wicket, and scored a duck, as the match was drawn. He scored his first Test fifty against England in the 1st Test at Lord's in May 2006, batting out much of the fifth day to save the match.

Cricket Career

  • - His first sporting passion was softball before he turned to cricket
  • - Was part of the ICC CWC 2007 squad, although he made only two appearances
  • - Was ranked number one in the world in the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Bowler Rankings in 2008.
  • - Highly successful with the new ball, he is a dangerous inswing bowler.