Earmarked as a 'future' player by coach Chandika Hathurusingha, the tall slim fast bowler has been impressive in the limited number of opportunities he has got in Sri Lankan colours. Like a number of pacers from the subcontinent, fitness issues have marred him of a number of games but he remains part of the Islanders' plans going into the ICC World Cup 2019.read more
Lakmal has been spearheading the Sri Lankan bowling in Test matches in last few years. He has played 59 Tests so far, picking 141 wickets.
The twin centuries also ended a drought of tons at home by Australian batsmen - 390 days to boot - going back to the 4-0 Ashes win.
Spinners Akila Dananjaya and Rangana Herath took two wickets each to place the hosts within five wickets of a 2-0 series sweep.
Meanwhile, Chandimal faces a lengthy ban after having admitted to the more serious Level three offence which relates to 'conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game.'
The modest total of 222 looked imposing after the Sri Lanka bowlers went to work and reduced Bangladesh to 56/4 at stumps.
Lakmal sent Lokesh Rahul (0), Shikhar Dhawan (8) and skipper Virat Kohli (0) back in the hut with India tottering at 17/3 at stumps.
Wellington, New Zealand: Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal has been fined for breaching cricket's Code of Conduct by bowling two high full tosses in the last over of his team's World Cup match against
Wellington: Sri Lanka fast bowler Suranga Lakmal was fined 30 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for showing "no remorse" after he bowled two beam balls in their win over
Christchurch, New Zealand: Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal put on 59 for the last wicket to lift Sri Lanka to 407 in its second innings Monday and set New Zealand a chase for 105 to