Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 25 years 47 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
First-class 34 53 11 527 39 12.54 1597 32.99 0 0 49 7 24 0
List A 10 8 4 65 30 16.25 86 75.58 0 0 9 0 2 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
First-class 34 63 5758 3594 155 7/70 9/121 23.18 3.74 37.1 11 9 0
List A 10 10 453 427 15 5/40 5/40 28.46 5.65 30.2 0 1 0
Twenty20 15 14 280 408 16 4/35 4/35 25.50 8.74 17.5 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Saracens Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 5-7, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 3-6, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A England Lions v Sri Lanka A at Northampton, Jul 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
2/72 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
3/110, 1*, 8 Col CC v Colts Colombo (PSS) 11 Feb 2016 FC
1/16 Troopers v Kurunegala W Colombo (RPS) 29 Jan 2016 T20
0/33 Col CC v Colts Colombo (NCC) 21 Jan 2016 T20
3/39, 1, 3/103, 39 Col CC v Moors Colombo (CCC) 15 Jan 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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Jul 27, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan finished with 4 for 58 in his first Test innings, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 2nd day, July 27, 2016

Lakshan Sandakan finished with 4 for 58 in his first Test innings

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Jul 27, 2016

Debutant Lakshan Sandakan celebrates his maiden Test wicket, having bowled Mitchell Marsh, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 2nd day, July 27, 2016

Debutant Lakshan Sandakan celebrates his maiden Test wicket, having bowled Mitchell Marsh

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele - Jul 26-30
Sri Lanka 117 & 6/1 (2.2 ov) Australia 203
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 352/4 (96 ov)
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Northampton
Aug 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle
Aug 4-8, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
1st Youth ODI: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Wormsley
Aug 10, 2016 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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