Lahiru Thirimanne      

Full name Hettige Don Rumesh Lahiru Thirimanne

Born August 9, 1989, Moratuwa

Current age 28 years 48 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 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 Insights on test 26 50 6 1056 155* 24.00 2715 38.89 1 4 100 3 11 0
ODIs Insights on odi 110 90 12 2751 139* 35.26 3814 72.12 4 18 216 24 35 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 26 20 2 291 44 16.16 267 108.98 0 0 27 5 8 0
First-class 94 159 17 5559 156 39.14 11593 47.95 14 26 545 45 84 0
List A 177 151 20 4609 139* 35.18 6399 72.02 5 34 368 44 54 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Insights on test 26 5 84 51 0 - - - 3.64 - 0 0 0
ODIs Insights on odi 110 4 104 94 3 2/36 2/36 31.33 5.42 34.6 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 94 8 216 129 0 - - - 3.58 - 0 0 0
List A 177 7 120 116 4 2/36 2/36 29.00 5.80 30.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 68 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 16-20, 2011 scorecard
Last Test England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Jun 9-13, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 5, 2010 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 3, 2017 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), Feb 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Jan 14, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 3, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Wayamba v Basnahira South at Colombo (SSC), Mar 25, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
67 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 3 Sep 2017 ODI # 3909 Insights on
18 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 31 Aug 2017 ODI # 3908 Insights on
80 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 27 Aug 2017 ODI # 3907 Insights on
59 SL Pres. XI v Indians Colombo (CCC) 21 Jul 2017 Other
10 Mannar v Colombo Colombo (NCC) 31 Mar 2017 LA
74 Mannar v Tincomalee Panagoda 29 Mar 2017 LA
37 Mannar v Polonnaruwa Colombo (Colts) 25 Mar 2017 LA
19* Mannar v Anuradhaura Colombo (NCC) 22 Mar 2017 LA
103* Mannar v Polonnaruwa Kaluthara 18 Mar 2017 LA
5 Mannar v Anuradhaura Colombo (Colts) 15 Mar 2017 LA
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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Sep 3, 2017

Lahiru Thirimanne gets on top of the bounce to pull, Sri Lanka v India, 5th ODI, Colombo, September 3, 2017

Lahiru Thirimanne gets on top of the bounce to pull

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Aug 31, 2017

Lahiru Thirimanne was not pleased after holing out in the deep, Sri Lanka v India, 4th ODI, Colombo, August 31, 2017

Lahiru Thirimanne was not pleased after holing out in the deep

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Aug 27, 2017

Lahiru Thirimanne came back from a year out of international cricket, Sri Lanka v India, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, August 27, 2017

Lahiru Thirimanne came back from a year out of international cricket

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