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Lakshan Sandakan

Lakshan Sandakan

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth10 June 1991
Place of BirthRagama, Sri Lanka
CareerAugust 2016 - Active
RoleBowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career191042864.667736.36001070

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career1918842913174/5253.706.5049.5210

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1. Took an aggregate of 7 for 107 against Australia in a Test in 2016, which are the best figures on debut for a left-arm wrist-spinner.

2. Made his T20I debut against South Africa in January 2017 and got a wicket off the first ball, the only Sri Lankan to achieve the feat to date.

3. Topped the domestic wicket-takers charts in the 2013-14 and 2015-16 season.

4. Playing in his first ICC CT

5. ODI debut against Australia at Colombo in 2016

6. Having topped the domestic wicket-taker’s list twice in three seasons, he was rewarded with an A-team tour of England in 2016

7. He took his first ODI wicket with just his sixth delivery, having Matthew Wade caught at short mid-wicket

8. On Test debut, he took 7-107 in the match against Australia at Pallekele, the best debut figures for a Chinaman bowler in Test history