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Lahiru Thirimanne
Lahiru Thirimanne

Full Name: Hettige Don Rumesh Lahiru Thirimanne

DOB: 8th Sep 1989

Batting Style: Left Handed

Bowling Style: Right-arm medium fast

Team:
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lankan Board XI
  • Ragama Cricket Club
  • Sri Lanka A
  • Ruhuna Royals
  • Kandurata
  • Sri Lankans
  • Sri Lanka Board President's XI
  • Dhaka Dynamites
  • Kandy Crusaders
  • Mannar District
  • Team Sri Lanka
  • Colombo
  • Career Stats
    Batting & Fielding
    Format Mat Inns NO Runs Avge HS BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct st
    Tests 29 56 6 1153 23.06 155* 2989 38.57 1 5 113 3 14 0
    ODIs 117 97 12 2946 34.66 139* 4130 71.33 4 20 227 24 37 0
    T20is 26 20 2 291 16.17 44 267 108.99 0 0 27 5 8 0
    First Class 105 180 20 6344 39.65 166* 13139 48.28 16 30 614 50 102 0
    List A 188 162 21 4930 34.96 139* 6829 72.19 5 37 385 46 58 0
    T20s 74 63 8 1228 22.33 70 1049 117.06 0 4 96 31 27 0
    Bowling
    Format Mat Inns Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Avge Eco SR BBI 4w 5w 10
    Tests 29 5 84 1 51 0 3.64 0/5 0 0 0
    ODIs 117 4 104 0 94 3 31.33 5.42 34.67 2/36 0 0 0
    T20is 26 0 0 - 0 0 0
    First Class 105 8 216 6 129 0 3.58 0/5 0 0 0
    List A 188 7 120 0 116 4 29 5.8 30 2/36 0 0 0
    T20s 74 0 0 - 0 0 0
    Profile

    Lahiru Thirimanne was for long considered the best young batsman in Sri Lanka, and his reputation as someone capable of finishing matches was quickly recognised when he was drafted into the national one-day international side in 2010. A year later, he made his Test debut against England at the Rose Bowl. Predominantly a No. 3 batsman for his club, he started off batting for Sri Lanka in the middle-order in 50-over matches, but an injury to Tillakaratne Dilshan necessitated his move up the order to open the batting in Test cricket. His technique against the new ball is not all that sound and he has crossed 50 only once in seven Tests, which has left his position in the Test side as an opener vulnerable.

    Last Updated:18th May 2016 Author:Sa'adi Thawfeeq
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