Lahiru Thirimanne      

Full name Hettige Don Rumesh Lahiru Thirimanne

Born August 9, 1989, Moratuwa

Current age 26 years 271 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira South, Kandurata Maroons, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Top-order batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa

Hettige Don Rumesh Lahiru Thirimanne
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 23 45 6 969 155* 24.84 2453 39.50 1 4 86 3 9 0
ODIs 107 87 12 2586 139* 34.48 3580 72.23 4 16 207 21 34 0
T20Is 26 20 2 291 44 16.16 267 108.98 0 0 27 5 8 0
First-class 79 138 16 5085 156 41.68 10438 48.71 14 24 499 40 66 0
List A 168 142 18 4196 139* 33.83 5836 71.89 4 31 341 33 51 0
Twenty20 68 58 7 1105 70 21.66 938 117.80 0 4 86 30 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 23 5 84 51 0 - - - 3.64 - 0 0 0
ODIs 107 4 104 94 3 2/36 2/36 31.33 5.42 34.6 0 0 0
T20Is 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 79 8 216 129 0 - - - 3.58 - 0 0 0
List A 168 7 120 116 4 2/36 2/36 29.00 5.80 30.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 16-20, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v West Indies at Galle, Oct 14-17, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 5, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Hambantota, Jun 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Nov 14-16, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Mar 3-6, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Jan 14, 2009 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Wayamba v Basnahira South at Colombo (SSC), Mar 25, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Delhi 28 Mar 2016 T20I # 554
3 Sri Lanka v England Delhi 26 Mar 2016 T20I # 551
5 Sri Lanka v West Indies Bangalore 20 Mar 2016 T20I # 543
6 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Kolkata 17 Mar 2016 T20I # 538
45 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Kolkata 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
41 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mumbai 10 Mar 2016 Other T20
135, 14 Ragama v Sinhalese Colombo (RPS) 3 Mar 2016 FC
68 Ragama v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 25 Feb 2016 FC
153, 1, 0/29 Ragama v Galle CC Colombo (SSC) 11 Feb 2016 FC
16 Crusaders v Kurunegala W Colombo (RPS) 1 Feb 2016 T20
Profile

An unflappable young talent with a killer cover drive, Lahiru Thirimanne came to the international landscape highly regarded by Sri Lanka's cricket elite, with Aravinda de Silva most notably among his champions. An opener by reputation, Thirimanne made his debut in early 2010 and earnt sporadic places in the national side over the next two years, but it was not until he was moved to the middle order in 2012 that he unearthed the consistency that would make him a regular at the top level.

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Mar 28, 2016

Lahiru Thirimanne fell for a first-ball duck, South Africa v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi, March 28, 2016

Lahiru Thirimanne fell for a first-ball duck

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Mar 26, 2016

Ben Stokes acrobatically removed Lahiru Thirimanne, England v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi, March 26, 2016

Ben Stokes acrobatically removed Lahiru Thirimanne

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Mar 14, 2016

Lahiru Thirimanne turns one to the on side, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, World T20 warm-ups, Kolkata, March 14, 2016

Lahiru Thirimanne turns one to the on side

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Results
Sui Northern v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 19, 2013
Sui Northern won by 32 runs
National Bnk v WAPDA at Karachi - Apr 18, 2013
WAPDA won by 119 runs
Habib Bank v Sui Northern at Karachi - Apr 16, 2013
Sui Northern won by 8 wickets (with 157 balls remaining)
Habib Bank v United Bank at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
Habib Bank won by 7 wickets (with 77 balls remaining)
Khan RL v Port Qasim A at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Khan RL won by 40 runs
National Bnk v Sui Northern at Lahore - Apr 13, 2013
Sui Northern won by 76 runs
PIA v State B of P at Karachi - Apr 13, 2013
PIA won by 8 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
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