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Suranga Lakmal

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

Did you know?

He was the first cricketer from Hambantota District to represent Sri Lanka.

WICKETS
96
AVERAGE
45

Suranga Lakmal

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

Did you know?

He was the first cricketer from Hambantota District to represent Sri Lanka.

WICKETS
94
AVERAGE
30.3

Suranga Lakmal

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

Did you know?

He was the first cricketer from Hambantota District to represent Sri Lanka.

WICKETS
7
AVERAGE
39

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
30
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Matara

COUNTRY

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Bio

A tall, right-arm fast bowler, Suranga Lakmal first moved into Sri Lanka’s one-day side in December 2009 and has since represented the country in all three formats.

With 64 ODI caps to his name, the quick has taken 87 wickets through his one-day career.

In an ominous sign ahead of the World Cup in 2015, Lakmal took a career-best 4-30 against England in December 2014, snaring the prize wickets of Joe Root, Ravi Bopara and Eoin Morgan.

Lakmal has also impressed in Test cricket, taking 82 wickets from his 37 appearances.

MATCHES
42
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
114
BEST BATTING
42
BEST BOWLING
5-63
Bowling
WICKETS
96
AVERAGE
45
ECONOMY
3.25
S/R
82.9
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
509
INNINGS
65
NOT OUTS
18
AVERAGE
10.83
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
69
DEBUT
2009
CAP NO
140
BEST BATTING
26
BEST BOWLING
4-13
Bowling
WICKETS
94
AVERAGE
30.3
ECONOMY
5.41
S/R
33.6
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
151
INNINGS
36
NOT OUTS
18
AVERAGE
8.39
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
9
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
37
BEST BATTING
1
BEST BOWLING
2-26
Bowling
WICKETS
7
AVERAGE
39
ECONOMY
9.52
S/R
24.6
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2
INNINGS
4
NOT OUTS
2
AVERAGE
1
100s
0
50s
0

Sri Lanka skittle India, snap losing streak

Suranga Lakmal took 4-13 and India were at one point reduced to 7-29 before MS Dhoni (65) took them to 112 - a total easily reach by Sri Lanka


0:37 Who-loses-a-shoe-Lakmal-takes-bizarre-catch-still

Who loses a shoe?!? Lakmal takes bizarre catch

Despite struggling with his footwear, Sri Lanka's Suranga Lakmal takes a diving catch on the boundary line on day one of the third Test against India


1:30 Lakmal-halts-Protea-assault-on-day-one-still

Lakmal halts Protea assault on day one

Sri Lanka quick Suranga Lakmal claimed four wickets in Port Elizabeth to restrict the Proteas to 6-267 on day one


Sri Lanka bundle out India for 172

Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal helps knock over India for 172 early on day three as Sri Lanka take control


Sri Lanka in control against India

Fast bowler Suranga Lakmal is the early hero for Sri Lanka with his figures of 3-0 including Virat Kohli for a duck


Lack of Sri Lanka fast-bowlers 'alarming'

Potentially three fast-bowlers down from their original tour squad, Sri Lanka's coach is concerned about the lack of available pacemen