Lahiru Thirimanne

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Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, for two back-to-back centuries, his fastest One-Day International tons bettering each other, is our Cricket World Player Of The Week.
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Sri Lanka Chase 309, Make England Look Pedestrian

Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne stroked sublime centuries as Sri Lanka made England’s 309 look pedestrian, chasing it down with 16 balls to spare to win their World Cup clash by nine wickets in Wellington.
1 March 2015

Sri Lanka Make Four Changes

Sri Lanka have made four changes to their squad for the fourth and fifth One-Day Internationals against India in Ranchi and Kolkata.
8 November 2014

Sri Lanka Claim Asian Games Gold Medal

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 68 runs to claim the gold medal in the Asian Games men's cricket competition in Incheon, South Korea.
3 October 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Lahiru Thirimanne

Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne has been named as the Cricket World Player Of The Week after excelling in both one-day and first-class cricket.
10 June 2014

Sri Lankans Enjoy Excellent Day

Kaushal Silva and Lahiru Thirimanne scored unbeaten centuries as the Sri Lankans scored 358 for three on day one of their four-day tour game against Northamptonshire.
5 June 2014

Sri Lanka Win Heated Decider, Claim Series 3-2

Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets in the decisive fifth One-Day International at Edgbaston in a game that saw a rare instance of 'Mankading' during England's innings.
3 June 2014

Sri Lanka Win Fifth Asia Cup As Thirimanne And Malinga Star

Lahiru Thirmanne hit his third One-Day International century to lead Sri Lanka to their fifth Asia Cup.
8 March 2014

Thirimanne, Malinga Set Up Opening Win

Lahiru Thirimanne scored a century and Lasith Malinga took five wickets as Sri Lanka held on to beat Pakistan by 12 runs in the opening game of the Asia Cup 2014 in Dhaka.
25 February 2014

Thirimanne Replaces Injured Dilshan

Lahiru Thirimanne has been called in to Sri Lanka's One-Day International squad as a replacement for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who has suffered a hand injury.
21 February 2014

Sri Lankans Ease To Win Over Kenya

Sri Lanka 'A' eased to an six-wicket win over Kenya in the first of seven Twenty20 matches in Colombo despite the returning Steve Tikolo hitting 44 in 40 balls.
28 October 2013

Super Thirimanne Century Levels Series For Sri Lanka

Lahiru Thirimanne stroked a superb maiden One-Day International century to guide Sri Lanka to a convincing eight-wicket win over Australia in the second One-Day International in Adelaide. After rain delayed the start of the match, Sri Lanka won the toss, elected to bowl and dismissed Australia for just 170. Thirimanne was then unbeaten on 102 as they chased down the target with exactly 10 overs to spare to level the five-match series at 1-1.
13 January 2013

Thirimanne And Lakmal Drafted Into Sri Lanka Squad

Suranga Lakmal and Lahiru Thirimanne will join Sri Lanka's Test squad ahead of the third and final Test against Australia, which starts on 3rd January. Lakmal will replace fellow fast-bowler Chanaka Welegedara, who picked up a hamstring tear during Sri Lanka's comprehensive defeat in the second Test, while Thirimanne, who was originally named as a standby player for the tour of Australia, will replace Kumar Sangakkara.
29 December 2012

Thirimanne Scores Ton Before Tour Game Drawn

Lahiru Thirimanne scored an unbeaten century before the three-day tour game between Australia and the Sri Lanka Cricket Board XI was drawn in Colombo. Thirimanne was unbeaten on 100 as the Sri Lankans closed on 174 for two in their second innings with Angelo Mathews also unbeaten on 30.
27 August 2011


 
 
 
 

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