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Lahiru Thirimanne (Sri Lankan Cricketer) Wife, Controversies, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Kalpana Verma

Lahiru Thirimanne has been in-and-around Sri Lanka’s Cricket team for quite some time now but has never been able to cement his place. Thirimanne is part of Sri Lanka’s squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Name: Lahiru Thirimanne

Nickname: Thiri

Role: Middle-order Batsman

Cricket Career

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Test debut: vs England, Jun 16, 2011, at The Rose Bowl

ODI debut: vs India, Jan 05, 2010, at Shree Bangla National Stadium

T20I debut: vs Pakistan, Jun 01 2012, at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium


  • Along with Sangakkara, Thirimanne joined 212 runs which remains the highest 2nd wicket partnership for Sri Lanka in ODI cricket.
  • His batting average: test average 24.00 and T20I match average 16.16 and ODI match average 34.48.
  • Also, He captained Sri Lanka on 23rd January 2015 during the 5th ODI between New Zealand.

Career Turning Point

  • A refined middle-order batsman, Thirimanne rose to perceptible with his performance in first-class cricket for Ragama where he scored 709 keeps running in eight games he played in 2010 season.
  • That indicating helped him win an ODI top and in the long run turned into the backbone of Sri Lanka’s batting line-up.
  • Thirimanne topped the Asia Cup 2014 season batting diagrams with 279 runs at a desirable average of 55.80 in five amusements.

Wife and Children

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Marital Status: Married

Affairs/Girlfriends: NA

Wife/Spouse: Rukhshani Wasanthika Harischandra

Marriage Date: NA

Children: One



Physical Appearance

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Height (approx.): 5’8”

Weight (approx.): 76kg

Eye Colour: Black

Hair Colour: Black

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 09th August 1989

Age (as in 2018): 29 Years

Birth Place: Moratuwa

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Leo

Nationality: Sri Lankan

School: NA

College: Prince of Wales College, Moratuwa

Educational Qualifications: NA

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Father: Not Known

Mother: NA

Sister: Not Known

Brother: Thulanidu Thirimanne

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Christianity

Address: Moratuwa, Sri Lanka


Hobbies: Playing Football

Favourite Cricketers

  • Batsmen: NA
  • Bowlers: NA


Cricket Ground: NA

Sportsmen: NA

Food: NA

Actors: NA

Films: NA

Musicians/Singers: NA

Destinations: NA

Tattoos: NA

Smoking/Drinking: NA/Yes

Lesser Known Facts

His elder brother, Thulanidu Thirimanne has played cricket for the Prince of Wales squad.

It is said that he was fixated on studies that he used to carry textbooks even while going to Inter-school matches.

Kalpana Verma