Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 26 years 132 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colombo Cricket Club, De Mazenod College, Saracens Sports Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A

Also known as Lakshan Rangika

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm chinaman

Height 5 ft 6 in

Education De Mazenod College, Kandana

Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 7 12 5 77 19* 11.00 145 53.10 0 0 14 0 2 0
ODIs Insights on odi 10 6 2 11 5 2.75 36 30.55 0 0 0 0 3 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
First-class 48 74 17 730 64 12.80 1949 37.45 0 1 79 10 30 0
List A 23 15 6 80 30 8.88 128 62.50 0 0 9 0 6 0
T20s Insights on t20 18 5 2 13 6* 4.33 20 65.00 0 0 1 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 7 12 1279 713 20 5/132 7/107 35.65 3.34 63.9 2 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 10 10 446 490 11 4/52 4/52 44.54 6.59 40.5 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 3 3 72 76 6 4/23 4/23 12.66 6.33 12.0 1 0 0
First-class 48 88 8555 5136 208 7/70 9/121 24.69 3.60 41.1 15 10 0
List A 23 23 1031 1019 32 5/39 5/39 31.84 5.93 32.2 1 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 18 17 352 484 22 4/23 4/23 22.00 8.25 16.0 2 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Sep 28-Oct 2, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 22, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Saracens Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 5-7, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Sep 28-Oct 2, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Yaal Blazers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 0/98, 8, 0/4 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2275 Insights on
5, 0/63 Sri Lanka v India Dambulla 20 Aug 2017 ODI # 3905 Insights on
5/132, 10, 8 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269 Insights on
1/45 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 8 Jul 2017 ODI # 3903 Insights on
1/73 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 6 Jul 2017 ODI # 3901 Insights on
4/52 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 2 Jul 2017 ODI # 3899 Insights on
0/80 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Birmingham 30 May 2017 Other OD
2/69 Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 26 May 2017 Other OD
4/39 Sri Lanka v Scotland Beckenham 23 May 2017 Other OD
3*, 1/66 Sri Lanka v Scotland Beckenham 21 May 2017 Other OD
Profile

A slight, left-arm wristspinner from the outskirts of Colombo, Lakshan Sandakan's consistent hauls in first-class cricket have placed him among the Sri Lanka's best spin prospects. Operating off a shuffling approach and a quick action, Sandakan has the ability to turn the ball both ways, and skid it into the pad.

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Sep 30, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan in his delivery stride, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day, September 30, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan in his delivery stride

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Aug 13, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan is congratulated by his team-mates on his maiden five-wicket haul, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, 2nd day, Pallekele, August 13, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan is congratulated by his team-mates on his maiden five-wicket haul

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Aug 12, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan had Virat Kohli nicking behind for 42, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd Test, 1st day, Pallekele, August 12, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan had Virat Kohli nicking behind for 42

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