Lakshan Sandakan      

Full name Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangika Sandakan

Born June 10, 1991, Ragama

Current age 28 years 355 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 24 14 4 34 6 3.40 98 34.69 0 0 1 0 8 0
T20Is 17 6 3 20 10 6.66 27 74.07 0 0 2 0 6 0
First-class 61 89 20 856 64 12.40 2370 36.11 0 1 92 10 38 0
List A 54 34 11 198 30 8.60 362 54.69 0 0 19 3 15 0
T20s 46 15 6 38 10 4.22 54 70.37 0 0 3 0 14 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 24 23 1076 1161 20 4/52 4/52 58.05 6.47 53.8 1 0 0
T20Is 17 17 390 490 17 4/23 4/23 28.82 7.53 22.9 1 0 0
First-class 61 111 10707 6601 255 7/70 10/134 25.88 3.69 41.9 18 13 1
List A 54 51 2366 2315 66 5/39 5/39 35.07 5.87 35.8 3 2 0
T20s 46 45 958 1174 50 4/18 4/18 23.48 7.35 19.1 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 Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 1, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 22, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 6, 2020 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Saracens Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 5-7, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Burgher Recreation Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 7-9, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Badureliya Sports Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Dec 17, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 1, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Yaal Blazers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Mar 6, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/17 Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 6 Mar 2020 T20I # 1078
1/38, 1* Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 4 Mar 2020 T20I # 1075
0, 0/31 Sri Lanka v West Indies Pallekele 1 Mar 2020 ODI # 4250
3/57 Sri Lanka v West Indies Hambantota 26 Feb 2020 ODI # 4247
0/42, 3 Sri Lanka v West Indies Colombo (SSC) 22 Feb 2020 ODI # 4246
6, 0/46, 0/58 Col CC v Burgher Colombo (Burgher) 7 Feb 2020 FC
3/35, 1 Sri Lanka v India Pune 10 Jan 2020 T20I # 1027
0/25 Sri Lanka v Australia Melbourne 1 Nov 2019 T20I # 993
10, 0/33 Sri Lanka v Australia Brisbane 30 Oct 2019 T20I # 988
1/41, 6 Sri Lanka v Australia Adelaide 27 Oct 2019 T20I # 978
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 10, 2020

Lakshan Sandakan gestures after taking a wicket, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Pune

Lakshan Sandakan gestures after taking a wicket

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Dec 10, 2019

Dhananjaya de Silva and Lakshan Sandakan prepare to bowl at the nets, Rawalpindi, December 10, 2019

Dhananjaya de Silva and Lakshan Sandakan prepare to bowl at the nets

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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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