Lahiru Madushanka

Country: Sri Lanka
Born: September 12, 1992, Matale
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Allrounder

Lahiru Madushanka Bio

Lahiru Dilshan Madushanka, born on September 4, 1992, is a promising cricketer from Sri Lanka who has made his mark as a talented right-arm seamer and powerful lower-order batsman. Standing tall and possessing a bustling run-up, Madushanka has worked his way into the national team through consistent performances in domestic cricket.

Madushanka’s cricketing journey began at St. Thomas’ College in Matale, where he showcased his skills with both bat and ball. Representing Sri Lanka Under-19s, he displayed immense potential during a Quadrangular series in India in 2011. During the tournament, Madushanka scored an impressive 235 runs at an average of 58.75 and also claimed 12 wickets at an astonishing average of 13.16.

Continuing his upward trajectory, Madushanka’s talent shone on the international stage at the Youth World Cup in Australia the following year. Despite modest performances in his first two domestic seasons, Madushanka’s determination and hard work began to pay off as he consistently improved his game. He averaged over 30 with the bat and less than 40 with the ball in the 2015, 2016, and 2017 domestic seasons, demonstrating his all-round capabilities.

The breakthrough moment in Madushanka’s career came in February 2017 when he made his international debut in an ODI series against South Africa. While results might not have matched his potential at first, the experience gained at the highest level of the game provided valuable lessons that would shape his future performances.

Known for his tall stature and the ability to generate pace, Madushanka possesses the perfect attributes for a quick bowler. His aggression and ability to extract bounce from seemingly lifeless pitches make him a genuine threat to any batsman. Moreover, his deceptive slower balls and variations add a level of unpredictability to his bowling, making him an integral part of any team’s lineup.

Madushanka’s prowess is not limited to bowling alone. As a lower-order batsman, he has the ability to score quick runs and add valuable contributions to the team’s total. His powerful hitting and clean striking make him a dangerous batsman in the limited-overs format, capable of turning the tide of the game with his aggressive stroke play.

Looking ahead, Madushanka has the potential to be a key figure in Sri Lanka’s cricketing future. With consistent performances in domestic cricket and some international experience under his belt, there is no doubt that he has the skill and determination to make a significant impact in the years to come.

As Madushanka continues to hone his craft and gain more exposure at the international level, Sri Lanka cricket fans eagerly anticipate his further development. With his talent, work ethic, and dedication to the sport, Lahiru Madushanka has the potential to establish himself as a formidable force in Sri Lankan cricket and become one of the nation’s finest players.

Lahiru Madushanka Career Stats

Lahiru Madushanka Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 3 3 0 22 20 7.33 29 75.86 0 0 1 0 0 0
ODIs 4 4 1 14 7 4.66 26 53.84 0 0 2 0 0 0
FC 93 129 24 3561 194 33.91 5896 60.39 4 22 349 51 63 0
List A 97 73 24 1305 72 26.63 1426 91.51 0 2 76 46 38 0
T20s 79 60 21 759 74* 19.46 661 114.82 0 3 40 30 37 0

Lahiru Madushanka Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 3 1 24 36 0 - - - 9 - 0 0 0
ODIs 4 4 144 172 4 2/70 2/70 43 7.16 36 0 0 0
FC 93 127 7507 4235 134 6/51 8/101 31.6 3.38 56 4 4 0
List A 97 86 2782 2241 88 4/29 4/29 25.46 4.83 31.6 3 0 0
T20s 79 68 1075 1367 66 4/15 4/15 20.71 7.62 16.2 3 0 0

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