61 Maheesh Theekshana

Maheesh Theekshana cricket player

Maheesh Theekshana

Maheesh Theekshana a new star born in Sri-Lankan cricket. He has represented Sri Lanka in all three formats and has also made his place in the ranks of all the Global T2o leagues. He is regarded as an asset in T20 cricket because of his mystery spin bowling.

Maheesh Theekshana `s Bio

Full NameMorwakage Maheesh Theekshana
Nick NameMahseeh
Place of BirthColombo Sri-Lanka
Date of BirthAugust 01, 2000
Age22 Years
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight Arm Off Break
Role in teamBowler
Zodiac SignLeo
HometownColombo Sri-Lanka

Net worth

Salary$ 62,750 approx.
Net Worth$1 – $ 5 million Approximately

Physical Measurements

Height1.80 m
Weight75 Kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
ChestNot Known
Biceps13 Inches
WaistNot Known

 Family and Relationships

Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Marital StatusSingle
SiblingsNot Known

Teams Played for

Sri-LankaNorthern WarriorsJaffna Kings
Jaffna StallionChennai Super KingsTrinbago Knight Riders
KandyKandy WarriorsJaffna Stallions
Sri Lanka ArmyColts Cricket Club


Favorite ColorNot Known
Favorite FoodNot Known
Favorite ActorsNot Known
Favorite SingersNot Known
Favorite ActressNot Known
Holiday DestinationsNot Known
HobbiesListening to music, travelling and sports
Favorite CricketersNot Known
Favorite BrandNot Known
Favorite BowlerNot Known
Favorite Cricket GroundNot Known
Favorite CommentatorsNot Known
Favorite ShotNot Known
Favorite DressNot Known
Favorite Team to play againstNot Known
T20I Cap Number90
ODI Cap Number202
Test Cap Number161
Does He Smoke?Not Known
Does He Drink?Not Known
Languages he spokeTamil and Sinhala


He has studied till college level from St. Benedicts College Colombo.

Early Years

During the 2017-18 Premier Limited Overs Tournament, Theekshana made his List-A debut for Colts Cricket Club on March 14, 2018. As a first-class player with Colts Cricket Club, he first played first-class cricket on December 7, 2016. During the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League, he was drafted by the Jaffna Stallions in October 2020.

Following the players’ draft for the 2021 Lanka Premier League, Theekshana was selected for the Jaffna Kings following the 2021 SLC Invitational T20 League tournament.

During the 2022 Indian Premier League auction, he was purchased by the Chennai Super Kings. In July 2022, he was signed by the Jaffna Kings for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.

International Career

He was selected for Sri Lanka’s One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) squads following his strong performance in the SLC Invitational T20 league. He made his ODI debut on 7 September 2021, against South Africa.

He took the first wicket with his first ball in ODI cricket helping Sri-Lanka win the series 2-1. His debut in T20I cricket came against South Africa on 10 September 2021, also for Sri Lanka. A few days later, Theekshana was named as Sri Lanka’s team for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.


He made his T20I debut against South Africa in 2021 at R. Premadasa Stadium. He has played 18 T20I matches until now and has taken 16 wickets at an average of 27.38 and with an economy rate of 6.44. He is more known for his economical bowling.


He also got his chance to play ODI cricket v South Africa at the same venue R. Premadasa in the same year 2021. He has been given chance to represent Sri Lanka in just 9 matches until now and has managed to get 10 wickets at an average of 33.4 and with an economy rate of 4.07 which is quite impressive in modern-day cricket.


He represented Sri Lanka in test match cricket in 2022 by playing his first match v Australia at Galle International Stadium. He has played just 2 matches and has managed to bag 5 wickets with an average of 37.6.


He has represented Chennai Super Kings in the IPL. He has taken 12 wickets in the 9 matches he has played for CSK at an average of 21.75 and with a good economy rate of 7.76. He played his first IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Dr. DY Patil Sports Academy in 2022. Before that, he was a  net bowler for CSK in IPL 2021.


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Last News

He was injured in the Galle test against Pakistan and will not be playing the 2nd test match.

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