Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 25 years 291 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 5 8 5 43 19* 14.33 72 59.72 0 0 7 0 1 0
ODIs 6 5 2 6 3 2.00 28 21.42 0 0 0 0 3 0
T20Is 3 - - - - - - - - - - - 2 0
First-class 46 70 17 696 64 13.13 1876 37.10 0 1 72 10 29 0
List A 16 13 6 71 30 10.14 114 62.28 0 0 9 0 5 0
Twenty20 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 5 9 850 479 15 4/58 7/107 31.93 3.38 56.6 2 0 0
ODIs 6 6 270 257 5 2/33 2/33 51.40 5.71 54.0 0 0 0
T20Is 3 3 72 76 6 4/23 4/23 12.66 6.33 12.0 1 0 0
First-class 46 85 8126 4902 203 7/70 9/121 24.14 3.61 40.0 15 9 0
List A 16 16 723 684 20 5/40 5/40 34.20 5.67 36.1 0 1 0
Twenty20 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 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Mar 15-19, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Dambulla, Mar 25, 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 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (PSS), Mar 15-19, 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 Bangladesh at Dambulla, Mar 25, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yaal Blazers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Feb 17, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/43, 3 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dambulla 25 Mar 2017 ODI # 3855
5*, 4/140, 0*, 0/34 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 15 Mar 2017 Test # 2254
5, 1/69, 1/29 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Galle 7 Mar 2017 Test # 2252
1/30 Sri Lanka v Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 2017 T20I # 596
0/62, 1 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 7 Feb 2017 ODI # 3833
0*, 0/33 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 4 Feb 2017 ODI # 3831
1/51, 0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Durban 1 Feb 2017 ODI # 3830
2*, 1/35 Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 28 Jan 2017 ODI # 3828
1/23 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 25 Jan 2017 T20I # 591
4/23 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 22 Jan 2017 T20I # 590
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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Mar 16, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan makes a loud appeal against Taijul Islam, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, March 16, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan makes a loud appeal against Taijul Islam

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Mar 16, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan celebrates with team-mates after dismissing Soumya Sarkar, Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, March 16, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan celebrates with team-mates after dismissing Soumya Sarkar

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Mar 13, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan shares a laugh with Kusal Mendis during a training session, Colombo, March 13, 2017

Lakshan Sandakan shares a laugh with Kusal Mendis during a training session

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Dambulla - Mar 28
Sri Lanka 311 (49.5/50 ov)
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC)
Apr 1, 2017 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
1st T20I: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS)
Apr 4, 2017 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS)
Apr 6, 2017 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
Group B: Sri Lanka v South Africa at The Oval
Jun 3, 2017 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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