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Suranga Lakmal (Sri Lanka cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Suranga Lakmal
(Sri Lankan Cricketer)

Suranga Lakmal is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who has established himself as the spearhead of Sri Lankan pace attack in all three formats of the game. Lakmal has improved drastically in the last year or so. In 2018, the Sri Lankan pacer has bagged 21 scalps in 7 Tests.

Suranga Lakmal
Nickname: Suraa
Role: Right arm medium fast bowler
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 6'2″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 10 March 1987
Age (as on 2018): 31 years
Birth Place: Matara, Sri Lanka
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Pisces
Nationality: Sri Lankan
School: NA
College: Deberawewa Central College, Hambanthota & Richmond College, Galle
Educational Qualifications: NA

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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 23 November 2010 vs West Indies
ODI: 18 December 2009 vs India
T20: 25 June 2011 vs England
Jersey Number: #82 (Sri Lanka)
Major Team: Sri Lanka, Basnahira South, Matara Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
Nature on field: Calm
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot/Ball: NA

Career Turning Point

  • A good run with Sri Lanka A squad earned him a break into the national ODI side.


  • Lakmal is one of three bowlers to take a wicket with the first ball bowled in a Test match at a new venue, which he achieved at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
  • Lakmal is the second Sri Lankan fast bowler to have claimed a fifer against South Africa in South Africa.

Hobbies: Travelling, Listening to music
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Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife/Spouse: Dilani Chalanika

Marriage Date: NA
Children's: Son-1

Net Worth: NA
Retainer Fee: NA
Test Fee: NA
T20 Fee: NA
IPL 11: NA

Awards and recognitions

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Lesser Known Facts

  • Suranga Lakmal is the first Sri Lankan cricketer hailing from Hambanthota district.

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