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Lahiru Kumara

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Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium
Batting style  Left-handed
Role  Bowler
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Full name  Chandradasa Brahammana Ralalage Lahiru Sudesh Kumara
Born  13 February 1997 (age 20) (1997-02-13) Kandy, Sri Lanka
National side  Sri Lanka (2016–present)
Test debut (cap 139)  29 October 2016 v Zimbabwe
Last Test  12 January 2017 v South Africa
Current teams  Sri Lanka national cricket team, Nondescripts Cricket Club
Similar  Lahiru Thirimanne, Lahiru Gamage, Asitha Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Suranga Lakmal

Chandradasa Brahammana Ralalage Lahiru Sudesh Kumara, commonly as Lahiru Kumara (born 13 February 1997) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer.


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Domestic career

He made his first-class debut for Sri Lanka A against West Indies A on 4 October 2016.

Under 19s World Cup

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Prior to his debut, he was part of Sri Lanka's squad for the 2016 Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He guided the Sri Lanka U-19s team through to the semi-final along with pacer Asitha Fernando to win the match by 6 wickets.

International career

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He was selected for Sri Lanka's Test squad for their tour of Zimbabwe in October 2016. He made his Test debut for Sri Lanka against Zimbabwe on 29 October 2016. He took his maiden Test wicket by dismissing Peter Moor.

He was selected in Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) team for Tri-Series in Zimbabwe, with West Indies being the third team.

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Kumara was called-up for the Test series against South Africa in 2016–17. He played in the second Test at Newlands Cricket Ground, taking his maiden Test five-wicket haul. His figures of 6 for 122 are the best bowling figures by a Sri Lankan pacer in South Africa and also the second best overall in South Africa.

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In January 2017 he was added to Sri Lanka's ODI squad for their series against South Africa. He made his ODI debut against South Africa on 4 February 2017 at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. He scored 5 runs in the match and took his first ODI wicket by dismissing Quinton de Kock for 8 runs.

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