Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 25 years 113 days

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

Also known as Lakshan Rangika

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 3 5 3 33 19* 16.50 37 89.18 0 0 7 0 1 0
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 0
First-class 37 58 14 560 39 12.72 1634 34.27 0 0 56 7 25 0
List A 11 8 4 65 30 16.25 86 75.58 0 0 9 0 3 0
Twenty20 15 5 2 13 6* 4.33 20 65.00 0 0 1 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 5 430 207 9 4/58 7/107 23.00 2.88 47.7 1 0 0
ODIs 1 1 30 33 2 2/33 2/33 16.50 6.60 15.0 0 0 0
First-class 37 68 6188 3801 164 7/70 9/121 23.17 3.68 37.7 12 9 0
List A 11 11 483 460 17 5/40 5/40 27.05 5.71 28.4 0 1 0
Twenty20 15 14 280 408 16 4/35 4/35 25.50 8.74 17.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Saracens Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 5-7, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yaal Blazers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kurunegala Warriors v Hambantota Troopers at Colombo (RPS), Jan 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/33 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2016 ODI # 3768
4*, 0/70 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 13 Aug 2016 Test # 2217
1, 1/0, 0*, 1/30 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 4 Aug 2016 Test # 2213
19*, 4/58, 9, 3/49 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
2/72 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Northampton 21 Jul 2016 LA
11, 0/47 Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Cheltenham 18 Jul 2016 LA
5/40 Sri Lanka A v Derbyshire Derby 15 Jul 2016 LA
5/146, 23, 2/103, 6 Col CC v Nondescripts Colombo (Moors) 3 Mar 2016 FC
1/182, 24, 4/70, 30* Col CC v Sinhalese Colombo (Colts) 25 Feb 2016 FC
2/74, 0, 3/26, 1 Col CC v Galle CC Colombo (Colts) 18 Feb 2016 FC
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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Aug 21, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan celebrates with team-mates after dismissing Moises Henriques, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 21, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan celebrates with team-mates after dismissing Moises Henriques

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Aug 5, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan is congratulated after taking the last Australian wicket, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Galle, 2nd day, August 5, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan is congratulated after taking the last Australian wicket

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Jul 30, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan is delighted after having Mitchell Starc caught and bowled, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 30, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan is delighted after having Mitchell Starc caught and bowled

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare
Oct 29-Nov 2, 2016 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 03:30 EDT | 02:30 CDT | 00:30 PDT)
2nd Test: Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare
Nov 6-10, 2016 (09:30 local | 07:30 GMT | 02:30 EST | 01:30 CST | 00:30 PDT)
1st ODI: SL Women v Eng Wn at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 12, 2016
Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare
Nov 14, 2016 (09:00 local | 07:00 GMT | 02:00 EST | 01:00 CST | 23:00 PST -1d)
2nd ODI: SL Women v Eng Wn at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 15, 2016
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