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Gihan Rupasinghe

Rupasinghe Jayawardene Mudiyanselage Gihan Madushanka Rupasinghe (born March 5, 1986, in Watupitiwala), or Gihan Rupasinghe, is a professional Sri Lankan T20I cricketer.

International career

Rupasinghe is the 30th Twenty20 International Cap for Sri Lanka. He made his T20I debut on 2 September 2009 against New Zealand.

School career

He was educated at Nalanda College Colombo. Rupasinghe is OBSERVER-BATA Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year 2006 and also became the best all rounder in 2006. He captained Nalanda College first XI team in 2006.

Rupasinghe played for Sri Lanka Schools under-17 team at the Asian Schools Cricket Tournament held in Sri Lanka in 2002 and toured with the Sri Lanka under-19 cricket team to Pakistan in 2005.

He was also included to the 2004 Under-19 Cricket World Cup Squad as well.

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