Sahan Hewa Thilina Kandamby
(born June 4, 1982 in Colombo
) is a Sri Lankan
who is a specialist middle-order batsman. Kandamby was marked out as a talent early, playing for the Sri Lanka Under 19s from 1998 to 2001, and he has also played ten first class
games for Sri Lanka A cricket team.
Kandamby made his One Day International
debut batting at six against Zimbabwe
, but lasted four balls before he was caught behind off Mluleki Nkala
for a duck
. His next three performances brought him a total of 23 runs, and though he was in the team that won the 2004 Asia Cup
, his performances was not enough for him to be selected to the 2004 Champions Trophy
immediately following the Asia Cup, as he was replaced by Dilhara Fernando
Kandamby has since plied his trade for Central Province
in the Sri Lankan domestic leagues, in addition to playing for Sri Lanka A against touring sides. The 2005–06 season has seen him play two first class games against New Zealand A in 2005–06, scoring 103 runs in four innings, while as of 1 February 2006 he has not made a half-century in this year's Premier Championship.
In 2004, Kandamby scored 52 for the Sri Lankans against Zimbabwe A. His score was made up of 10 fours and two sixes; this was the first time in first-class cricket that a completed innings of 50 or more had consisted entirely of boundaries."The Sri Lankans in Zimbabwe, 2003-04" in Wisden Cricketers' Almanack
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