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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
137
AVERAGE
39.4

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
8
AVERAGE
41.3

Bowler

Bowls Right Arm Med-Fast

AGE
32
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
57
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
114
BEST BATTING
42
BEST BOWLING
5-54
Bowling
WICKETS
137
AVERAGE
39.4
ECONOMY
3.14
S/R
75.4
5W
3
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
740
INNINGS
90
NOT OUTS
23
AVERAGE
11.04
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
11
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
37
BEST BATTING
5
BEST BOWLING
2-26
Bowling
WICKETS
8
AVERAGE
41.3
ECONOMY
9.52
S/R
26
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
7
INNINGS
6
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
2.33
100s
0
50s
0

Lakmal stars with Gabba five-for

Sri Lanka quick Suranga Lakmal was rewarded for his tireless first-innings bowling effort, coming to life under lights to finish with 5-75 from 27 overs


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Kusal cracker claims Aussie skipper

A brilliant slips catch from Kusal Mendis had the Australian captain on his way for a golden duck as Suranga Lakmal continued to cause havoc under the Gabba lights


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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


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


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