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Lahiru Madushanka

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Batting style  Right-handed

Name  Lahiru Madushanka
Role  Cricket Player
Lahiru Madushanka South Africa vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Lahiru Madushanka Wicket
Full name  Lahiru Dilshan Madushanka
Born  12 September 1992 (age 23) (1992-09-12) Elahera, North Central Province, Sri Lanka

Bowling style  Right-arm medium-fast

Lahiru Dilshan Madushanka (born 12 September 1992), is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays for One Day Internationals. A handy right handed batsman, Madushanka bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born in Elahera, Polonnaruwa. He is an old Thomian of St. Thomas' College, Matale.

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Early career

After playing for the school matches, he has picked to the under-19 cricket team for the Quadrangular Under-19 Series in 2011. He showed immense talent within the series, where his knock of 63 and 4 for 17 runs against India U-19, produced only in the losing side with just 5 runs short. Within the series, against Australia U-19s, Lahiru scored an unbeaten 56 runs, giving the team total of 225. Australia finally lost the match by 86 runs.

Domestic career

On 2012, Lahiru was picked to the Under-19 World Cup 2012. The first match for Sri Lanka was against Namibia U-19s, where Lahiru was able to pick up 4 for 15 runs. The match was eventually won by Sri Lanka with 195 runs. He took 6 wickets for 24 runs against Ireland U-19 team, where Sri Lanka won the match by 109 runs.

On 2015 cricket season, Lahiru played for the Bloomfield in SLC Twenty20 Tournament 2015. He scored his highest T20 score of 41* runs against Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club.

Madushanka was included to the Sri Lanka A team for the tour in New tealand and played the second unofficial ODI. He took 2 wickets for 57 runs and Sri Lanka won the match by 7 wickets finally. However, he didn't include for the rest of the matches and Sri Lanka A finally lost the series to 3-2.

International career

In January 2017 he was named in Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against South Africa. He made his ODI debut on 4 February 2017 against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. He was dismissed for a duck, but took his first international wicket in his first over, by dismissing Faf du Plessis for 24 runs. In the series, Madushanka took the wicket of du Plessis in all three times in last three games.

References

Lahiru Madushanka Wikipedia


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