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Tharushi Sanjana the athlete turned cricketer from Wadduwa

All round cricketer sixth year player, Left hand top order bat, left arm leg spinner and an Athlete Tharushi Sanjana Kulasinghe has brought honour and glory to her alma mater Wadduwa Central College with her deeds in the field of sports.

Tharushi who hails from Udugama Galle was born on 24 th May 2004 and initially admitted to Ave Maria Roman Catholic School, Rawathawatte Moratuwa in 2010 and over there she participated in the Inter House Sports Meets from grade one to three and her events were Long Jump, 50 and 100 metres and 50 metre relay event and all these three years she won the Long Jump and the Relay Events.

From there in 2013 she was drafted to Junior School Molligoda Wadduwa and when she passed the grade five Scholarship Exam she was admitted to Wadduwa Central College in 2015 and in the following year as she had an interest in cricket her parents Lanka Prabath Kulasinghe and Renuka Priyadarshani handed over their daughter to the School Coach Danushka Perera and the teacher in Charge of Cricket Mrs.Anusha and when she was in grade seven she was selected to the under 19 team and participated in the tournament matches and in the next two years in addition to tournament matches she played for the Big Matches in 2017 and 2018 versus Mahanama Vidyalaya Panadura and in the following year she played against Marapola Vidyalaya in a Big Match. Last year too there was no Big Match and she took part in the school tournament.

This year playing in eight matches including the Semi Finals she performed well with a top score of 106 runs against Okkampitiya Vidyalaya and on the advice of the coach she kept wickets this year.

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