Korale Kankanamge Avishka Tharindu Chandima, a talented cricketer from Sri Lanka, was born on September 13, 2001. He has made a name for himself in the cricketing circles, especially at the under-19 level, where he has displayed exceptional skills and set multiple records in Sri Lankan school cricket.
Tharindu made his List A debut on October 30, 2021, representing Ragama Cricket Club in the Major Clubs Limited Over Tournament of the 2021-22 season. His inclusion in the team at a young age demonstrates the potential and promise he holds as a cricketer.
In April 2022, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) recognized his talent and named him in the Sri Lanka Emerging Team’s squad for their tour to England. During the tour, Tharindu showcased his batting prowess and made a significant impact. In a match against Surrey, he achieved a major milestone by scoring his maiden century in a first-class match, displaying his ability to perform under pressure.
Continuing his cricketing journey, Tharindu made his Twenty20 debut on May 25, 2022, representing Sri Lanka during their tour of England. The opportunity to play at the international level at such a young age speaks volumes about his skill and potential.
Following his impressive performances, Tharindu was further rewarded with a place in the Sri Lanka A squad. He was included in the team for their matches against Australia A during Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka. This selection highlights his growing reputation and the confidence that selectors have in his abilities.
Looking ahead, Tharindu has been drafted into the B-Love Kandy team for the 2023 edition of the Lanka Premier League. This presents a fantastic opportunity for him to showcase his talent on a bigger stage and contribute to his team’s success in the tournament.
As a young and promising cricketer, Tharindu Chandima has already made significant strides in his career. His journey in the Lanka Premier League will be closely watched by fans and enthusiasts, who are eager to witness his skills and see how he further develops as a cricketer.