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Suranga Lakmal

Suranga Lakmal

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth10 March 1987
Place of BirthMatara, Sri Lanka
CareerDecember 2009 - Active
RoleBowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

MatInnsNoRunsHSAvgBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Career814419205268.2036755.8500142190

Bowling Statistics

MatInnsBallsRunsWKTSBBMAvgEconSR4W5W
Career80793,6863,3211054/1331.625.4035.1030

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1. Became only the third bowler in history to take a wicket off the first ball at a new venue (Pallekele International Stadium), dismissing Chris Gayle in a Test in 2010.

2. Is reputed for bowling fast and generating natural bounce because of his height.

3. Is the first cricketer from Hambantota District to break into the national side.

4. Playing in his first ICC CT

5. ODI debut against India at Nagpur in 2009

6. He took the wicket of Chris Gayle with the first ball of the match in Pallekele’s inaugural Test in December 2010

7. He was part of the Sri Lankan squad who were triumphant in ICC WT20 2014

8. His maiden Test five-wicket haul finally came in his 32nd Test when he took 5-63 against South Africa at Port Elizabeth in late 2016