Lahiru Thirimanne Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Lahiru Thirimanne

Lahiru Thirimanne (ළහිරු තිරිමාන්න); is a left-handed top-order batsman and former ODI captain and vice-captain Thirimanne have represented Sri Lanka Cricket Team in all three formats of International Cricket. Lahiru Thirimanne plays domestic cricket for Ragama Cricket Club (RCC) during the season 2009-10, he had a decent batting average he scored 709 runs in 8 games only.

Thirimanne batting style is often compared with former legendary Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara as he focuses on innings building and love to play more overs and enjoys pressure conditions. Lahiru is technically strong and quickest on his feet to attack and loves free his arms and open bat. He scored his maiden ODI century against Australia during the second ODI of the 2012–13 Commonwealth Bank Series.

He runs of 155* and 139*.  Lahiru has played his domestic first-class cricket for the Basnahira South cricket team representing the southern region of Western province. Lahiru scored two his two superb hundreds against Pakistan during Asia Cup 2014 and ended the tournament with 55.80 batting averages, eventually Sri Lanka became champion for the 5th time. 

Thrimanne has been named in PSL 2020 draft for Lahore Qalandars for this year and hoping to make his debut a rock-solid. In April 2019, he was named in Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Lahiru Thirimanne Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 331172673
Runs Scored1,3282,9462914,613
100s/50s1/54/200/012/22
Highest155*139*44156
6s/4s3/13024/2275/2756/675
Batting Averages22.8934.6516.1641.18
Strike Rate38.3971.33108.9848.10
Balls Bowled84104144
Wickets03
Bowling Averages31.33
5-Wickets Haul
Best Bowling2/36
Catches/Stumps19/–37/–58/–51/–
ICC Batting Rankings98      –         –
ICC Bowling Rankings      –

Thirimanne as Captain Career

Matches FormatMatchesWonLostDrawnTiedNo resultWin %
Test    –
ODI31233 %
T20

Lahire Thirimanne Profile

Full NameHettige Don Rumesh Lahiru Thirimanne
Date of Birth9 August 1989 Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Current Age29
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
NicknameThiri
T-Shirt No.66
Playing RollTop-order batsman
Batting StyleLeft-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium-fast
Test Debut16 June 2011 v Pakistan (cap 116)
ODI Debut5 January 2010 v India (cap 143)
T20 Debut1 June 2012 v Pakistan (cap 44)
Last Test21 February 2019 v South Africa
Last ODI13 December 2017 v India
Last T2028 March 2016 v South Africa
Twitter @thiri66
Instagram @thiri66
Major Teams                                                                        Sri Lanka, Basnahira South, Kandurata Maroons, Prime Bank Cricket Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s
Updated: 05/11/2019 — 9:26 am