Picture of Lahiru Gamage

Lahiru Gamage

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm fast medium
Played for:
Sri Lanka, Badureliya Sports Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Galle Cricket Club, Sri Lanka Cricket Combined XI, Sri Lanka Emerging Players, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Cricket Board President XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Kandy, Hambantota Troopers, Colombo District
Roles played:
Bowler
ICC Rank:
Batting:
0
Bowling:
76
Batting:
0
Bowling:
0
Home country:
Sri Lanka
Born:
April 05, 1988, Maradana

Profile

A late entrant into Test cricket, Lahiru Gamage is a right-handed fast bowler who bowls at a decent pace and can swing the ball. He has been playing domestic cricket for quite a while in Sri Lanka. Police Sports Club, Chilaw Marians Cricket Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club are some of the clubs he has represented.


In 2014, he took a fifer against Durham in a tour match, which included a hat-trick. With the frontline bowlers not selected either due to injuries or due to them being given a rest, Gamage was rewarded with his ODI cap against the Indians. He did manage to pick a wicket on debut but it wasn't a memorable outing as he was too expensive. Since then, he has made sporadic appearances for Sri Lanka but has been a regular in the A side. An injury to Nuwan Pradeep in 2017 handed him his Test debut in the day-night match against Pakistan. A reasonable outing in both, the ODIs and the Tests, earned him a call-up in the squad for Sri Lanka’s tour of India in 2017. 


Fast Facts

  • First Sri Lankan player to make a debut in a Day-Night Test 


Statistics

Show:
  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 4 6 3 3 1.00 7.50 0 0 1*
ODI 9 5 4 3 2.00 14.81 0 0 3
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 4 7 866 463 10 2/38 / 46.30 3.20 0 0 0 11
ODI 9 9 402 392 9 4/57 / 43.55 5.85 1 0 0 16
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
ODI 2 0 0

Career

Span:
Test:
2017-2017
 
ODI:
2014-2017
Test
Debut:
Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai - Oct 06, 2017
Last played:
Sri Lanka Vs India at Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi - Dec 02, 2017
ODI
Debut:
Sri Lanka Vs India at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack - Nov 02, 2014
Last played:
Sri Lanka Vs Pakistan at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium, Sharjah - Oct 20, 2017
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