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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
117
AVERAGE
40.5

Suranga Lakmal

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

Did you know?

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

WICKETS
105
AVERAGE
31.6

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
41.7

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
31
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
49
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
114
BEST BATTING
42
BEST BOWLING
5-63
Bowling
WICKETS
117
AVERAGE
40.5
ECONOMY
3.17
S/R
76.6
5W
1
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
619
INNINGS
76
NOT OUTS
20
AVERAGE
11.05
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
81
DEBUT
2009
CAP NO
140
BEST BATTING
26
BEST BOWLING
4-13
Bowling
WICKETS
105
AVERAGE
31.6
ECONOMY
5.41
S/R
35.1
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
205
INNINGS
44
NOT OUTS
19
AVERAGE
8.2
100s
0
50s
0
MATCHES
10
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
37
BEST BATTING
5
BEST BOWLING
2-26
Bowling
WICKETS
7
AVERAGE
41.7
ECONOMY
9.52
S/R
26.3
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
7
INNINGS
5
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
3.5
100s
0
50s
0

Classic catches galore as Sri Lanka prevail

A brilliant fielding effort and an ice-cold finish by Suranga Lakmal delivered Sri Lanka a tense three-run win over South Africa to snap an 11-match ODI losing streak


0:58 SAvSL_all-wickets-still

All ten SA wickets from record-low innings

Watch all ten South African wickets as Sri Lanka dismissed the Proteas for 126 on day two of the first Test in Galle - their lowest-ever total in the country


1:30 India-v-Sri-Lanka-still

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


Windies fight back on rain-hit day one

Sri Lanka had the better of proceedings in Barbados but it could have been better if not for a determined fightback


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