Pushpakumara - There's never been one like him

Sri Lanka naming rookie fast bowler Shehan Madushanka in their squad for the tri-nation series in Bangladesh brings back memories of tearaway fast bowler Ravindra Pushpakumara. When Arjuna Ranatunga picked Pushpakumara from total obscurity to make his debut at the age of 18, very few had heard of...


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Pushpakumara was an average bowler who was helped like Chandimal because of favouritism. First class record was worst than his international record.

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