Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 26 years 258 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 9 13 6 77 19* 11.00 165 46.66 0 0 14 0 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 12 6 2 11 5 2.75 36 30.55 0 0 0 0 3 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
First-class 52 76 18 730 64 12.58 1971 37.03 0 1 79 10 33 0
List A 25 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 9 16 1782 1086 28 5/132 7/107 38.78 3.65 63.6 3 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 12 12 542 571 15 4/52 4/52 38.06 6.32 36.1 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 52 96 9411 5664 221 7/70 9/121 25.62 3.61 42.5 16 10 0
List A 25 25 1127 1100 36 5/39 5/39 30.55 5.85 31.3 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 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Jan 31-Feb 4, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 25, 2018 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 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Jan 31-Feb 4, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 25, 2018 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
2/92, 1/64 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Chittagong 31 Jan 2018 Test # 2295 Insights on
2/24 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 25 Jan 2018 ODI # 3965 Insights on
2/57 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 21 Jan 2018 ODI # 3962 Insights on
2/5, 1/47 Col CC v Colts Colombo (CCC) 22 Dec 2017 FC
2/100, 0, 0/3 Col CC v Moors Colombo (CCC) 15 Dec 2017 FC
4/167, 0*, 1/50 Sri Lanka v India Delhi 2 Dec 2017 Test # 2286 Insights on
0/54 Sri Lankans v Ind Pres XI Kolkata 11 Nov 2017 Other
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
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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Jan 21, 2018

Lakshan Sandakan had Malcolm Waller caught behind with a googly, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 21, 2018

Lakshan Sandakan had Malcolm Waller caught behind with a googly

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Dec 5, 2017

A masked Lakshan Sandakan pouches the catch of Ajinkya Rahane near the boundary, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 4th day, December 5, 2017

A masked Lakshan Sandakan pouches the catch of Ajinkya Rahane near the boundary

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Dec 3, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan hits his delivery stride, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 2nd day, December 3, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan hits his delivery stride

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