Kalutarage Eric Amila Upashantha (commonly known as Eric Upashantha; born June 10, 1972 in Kurunegala) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer, who played 2 Tests and 12 ODIs for Sri Lanka for 7 years. He was educated at Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.
|Full name||Kalutarage Eric Amila Upashantha|
|Born||10 June 1972|
Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
|Test debut (cap 75)||24 February 1999 v India|
|Last Test||13 June 2002 v England|
|ODI debut (cap 87)||3 October 1995 v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||3 February 2001 v New Zealand|
|Domestic team information|
|1990/91 - 2003||Colts Cricket Club|
Source: Cricinfo, 9 February 2006
He bowls a considerable line and length, and plays well against seam bowlers. Upashantha played Twenty20 cricket in 2004 and List A cricket the following season.
Upashantha had been at the edge of the Sri Lankan team for several years, having made his One Day International debut in 1995–1996. Without action in the intervening three years, he reappeared in the 1999 Asian Test Championship before his debut Test against India. He has also participated in the Pepsi Cup.
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