- D.O.B.: 07/08/1996
- Player Type: Batting All-Rounder (Spin)
- Placed: Uppermill CC
- Nationality: Sri Lankan
- Playing Role: Right-handed Top Order Batsman and Right-arm Off Spin
- Coaching qualifications: ECB Level 2
- Recent teams: Sinhalese Sports club ,Sri Lankan Under 19's
- Entry route: International Sportspersons Visa
- Available: April to September
Kavindu is a big talent currently playing first class cricket in Sri Lanka for Sinhalese sports club. He has been involved with the Sri Lankan national youth sides from Under 15 to Under 19 levels. In 2013 he was selected for the Sri Lankan Under 19 teams Asia cup side in Dubai.Since making his first class debut in 2015 he has now played 17 matches for the poweful Sinhalese sports club side which boasts many former and current Internationals.
He has an excellent average of nearly 40 with a best of 104* against Colombo in Febuary 2016. A batsman who likes to build an innings with long periods at the crease but with excellent shot variation. He bowls regularly at first class level with his off spin with great control, flight and variety.
Kavindu had his maiden season here in the UK playing for Cleator CC in the North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier league in 2017, where he took time to adapt but still had some excellent contributions throughout the season with bat and ball. Better for the experience, he returned to the UK in 2018, joining Driffield Town CC. He put together 789 runs @ 35.86 and took 29 wickets @ 27.00.
Kavindu returned to these shores for the 2019 season playing for Easington cc and had a difficult season for a player of his calibre. He bounced back in 2021 with 695 runs @ 34.75 and 44 wickets @ 20.89 with an incredible best of 8-34. He returned to Morley CC in 2022 and was outstanding with the bat, scoring 1088 runs @ 54.40 with a best of 165 (120) against Wrenthorpe. He also chipped in with 20 wickets.
A player with a big future in the game he comes highly recommended by former Sri Lankan great and team mate Thilan Kandambi. He is looking to return to the UK once again for next summer to showcase his talent.
Player StatisticsView Statistics
|Easington C.W. CC||2019||25||25||416|
|Driffield Town CC||2018||24||24||789|
|Sinhalese Sports club||Career||17||23||793|
|104 not out||39.65||2||57.50||1-10|