Suranga Lakmal: The most improved Test bowler on the planet? – Wisden

Suranga Lakmal, the veteran Sri Lankan seamer, has been around Test cricket for a while.

He made his Test debut over a decade ago in a home Test against West Indies in a team that featured Sri Lankan greats Tillakaratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara and Rangana Herath.

The life of a seamer in Sri Lanka can be tough. Since Sri Lanka’s admission to Test cricket in 1981, only Chaminda Vaas and Nuwan Kulasekara possess bowling averages of less than 30 among Sri Lankan seamers with more than 25 home Test wickets…

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