Suranga Lakmal Profile

Suranga Lakmal
Full Name: Ranasinghe Arachchige Suranga Lakmal
Birth date: March 10, 1987
Age: 33
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium Fast Bowler
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Ranasinghe Arachchige Suranga Lakmal was born on 10th March 1987. Lakmal is a right arm medium fast bowler and doubles up as a right handed batsman. Lakmal received his education at Debarawewa Madya Maha Vidyalaya when he was residing in Hambantota District. Then he moved on to study at Richmond College in Galle. At Debarawewa Central,his talent was first recognized by Sri Lanka’s national coaches. His trajectory in Debarawewa through Richmon College and then to Tamil Union was observed up close. His height was a big advantage on his side, though he lacked the stamina of bowling long spells.

Career Highlights:
  • He debuted in List A on behalf of Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club on November 17th 2007 and picked up 2 wickets.
  • Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club also debuted him in First Class match against Nondescripts Cricket Club on 17th January 2008 at Colombo where he bagged 1 wicket.
  • His Test debut was against West Indies in 2010 at Colombo
  • He played his first ODI in Nagpur against India on December 18th 2009
  • Lakmal’s first T20I was on 25th June 2011 at Bristol against England. He bagged 2 wickets and Sri Lanka won the match by 9 wickets.

Lakmal has been a part of the Sri Lankan national team since. Other than the national team and Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club, he has also played for Basnahira South, Sri Lanka A and Matara Sports Club. Chandika Hathurusingha marked him along with two other players as a gem while he was coaching the Sri Lanka A in 2008.

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
0, 11 0/31 England22 Jan,2021 TEST
- 1/12 Galle Gladiators16 Dec,2020 DT20
5 1/24 Dambulla Viiking14 Dec,2020 DT20
17 1/26 Colombo Kings10 Dec,2020 DT20
5 1/18 Kandy Tuskers09 Dec,2020 DT20
- 1/18 Galle Gladiators03 Dec,2020 DT20
0 2/27 Kandy Tuskers01 Dec,2020 DT20
5 2/37, 1/34 Zimbabwe27 Jan,2020 TEST
27 3/53, 4/27 Zimbabwe19 Jan,2020 TEST
10, 14 0/32 New Zealand22 Aug,2019 TEST

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 618474211.6000
ODI 65177269.8300
IT20 11752.3300

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 621865.5568215137.63
ODI 6449727208034.00
IT20 1134.4330841.25

Recent Awards

Last Series Played

West Indies vs Sri Lanka T20 Series 2021
Sri Lanka vs England Test Series 2021
South Africa vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2020-2021
LPL 2020 - Lanka Premier League T20
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2020
Team Squad
Thisara Perera Asitha Fernando
Oshada Fernando Lahiru Madushanka
Niroshan Dickwella Pathum Nissanka
Dasun Shanaka Danushka Gunathilaka
Akila Dananjaya Kamindu Mendis

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