Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 27 years 346 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 11 17 6 117 25 10.63 274 42.70 0 0 19 0 6 0
ODIs 20 11 4 31 6 4.42 87 35.63 0 0 1 0 7 0
T20Is 6 2 2 2 1* - 3 66.66 0 0 0 0 3 0
First-class 58 84 19 808 64 12.43 2211 36.54 0 1 89 10 37 0
List A 46 31 11 195 30 9.75 351 55.55 0 0 19 3 12 0
T20s 35 11 5 20 6* 3.33 30 66.66 0 0 1 0 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 11 20 2063 1276 37 5/95 7/107 34.48 3.71 55.7 3 2 0
ODIs 20 19 901 969 17 4/52 4/52 57.00 6.45 53.0 1 0 0
T20Is 6 6 144 175 11 4/23 4/23 15.90 7.29 13.0 1 0 0
First-class 58 106 10245 6201 247 7/70 10/134 25.10 3.63 41.4 17 13 1
List A 46 44 2047 1985 61 5/39 5/39 32.54 5.81 33.5 3 2 0
T20s 35 34 712 859 44 4/18 4/18 19.52 7.23 16.1 3 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (SSC), Nov 23-26, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Mar 3, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 22, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland, Jan 11, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Saracens Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 5-7, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Colombo Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Kandy v Dambulla at Dambulla, Apr 10, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Yaal Blazers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland, Jan 11, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/18 Dambulla v Kandy Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
1/68, 8 Dambulla v Galle Dambulla 6 Apr 2019 LA
1/43, 0 Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 4 Apr 2019 LA
3, 0/56 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Mar 2019 ODI # 4104
1/65 Sri Lankans v CSA Inv XI Benoni 28 Feb 2019 Other OD
0/70, 0/53 Sri Lankans v CA XI Hobart 17 Jan 2019 Other
1/41, 1* Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 11 Jan 2019 T20I # 718
1/54, 0* Sri Lanka v New Zealand Nelson 8 Jan 2019 ODI # 4076
0/56, 6 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 5 Jan 2019 ODI # 4075
0/64, 6 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 3 Jan 2019 ODI # 4074
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 5, 2019

Lakshan Sandakan flicks the ball back into play before completing a catch, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Mount Maunganui

Lakshan Sandakan flicks the ball back into play before completing a catch

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Nov 26, 2018

Lakshan Sandakan nicks off to slip, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 4th day, November 26, 2018

Lakshan Sandakan nicks off to slip

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Nov 25, 2018

Lakshan Sandakan finally had success after his troubles with overstepping, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, SSC, Colombo, 3rd day, November 25, 2018

Lakshan Sandakan finally had success after his troubles with overstepping

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