Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2022: Who is Sri Lanka’s debutant Promod Madushan

Updated on: Sep 9, 2022 8:06 pm IST

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    The last super-4 match of the thrilling Asia Cup has kick-started with Pakistan taking on Sri Lanka. Both these sides are to face each other on Sunday in the much-awaited final. Having won both their Super-4 matches, both these teams stand tall on the points table with 4 points. To put an end to the Super-4 stage, these two sides will lock horns for once tonight before the final on Sunday. In an attempt to find their best combination before the final, both these sides have named 2 changes each in their playing eleven. The most exciting of those is from Sri Lanka. They have named a debutant, Promod Madushan in the eleven just before the final. Who is this guy, and what does he bring to the table for Sri Lanka? Let’s find out.

    Who is Promod Madushan? Sri Lanka’s debutant in SL vs PAK

    Just before the high-profile SL vs PAK clash, Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka made an interesting change to their winning combination. He brought in a debutant named Pramod Madushan in place of the seasoned campaigner Asitha Fernando. And this move has made people wonder who this unheard cricketer is.

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    Even though he is an unfamiliar name in the international circuit, Madushan has been a consistent performer in Sri Lanka’s domestic circuit for the last couple of years. He, who is aged 28 bowls right-arm fast-medium and has played for teams like Jaffna District, Kandy, and Sri Lanka A in the domestic circuit. He was included in Sri Lanka A squad for their matches against Australia A during Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka in June, this year. Impressive performances in those matches, led to him being drafted to the Sri Lankan ODI squad for the series against Australia. He made his ODI debut on 24 June 2022, for Sri Lanka against Australia and picked up 1 wicket in that match.

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    Promod Madushan – Career stats

    Madushan is a seasoned performer in the domestic circuit, especially in the shortest format of the game. His numbers in T20s are quite impressive. He has 38 wickets in this format from just 32 matches, that too at an economy of just 7.14. These impressive numbers have earned him a place in the Sri Lankan T20I squad for the Asia Cup and Dambulla Giants squad for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League to be held later this year.

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    FORMAT Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
    ODI 1 1 18 13 1 1/13 1/13 13.00 4.33 18.0 0 0 0
    FC 31 50 3405 2331 63 5/69 8/151 37.00 4.10 54.0 3 3 0
    List A 50 50 1811 1567 62 5/48 5/48 25.27 5.19 29.2 3 1 0
    T20 32 30 564 672 38 4/27 4/27 17.68 7.14 14.8 1 0

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