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Maheesh Theekshana cricket player
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Maheesh Theekshana

Maheesh Theekshana is 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 Name Morwakage Maheesh Theekshana
Nick Name Mahseeh
Place of Birth Colombo Sri-Lanka
Date of Birth August 01, 2000
Age 23 Years
Batting Style Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Off Break
Role in team Bowler
Zodiac Sign Leo
Hometown Colombo Sri-Lanka
Religion Buddhism

Net Worth

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

Physical Measurements

Height 1.80 m
Weight 75 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Chest Not Known
Biceps 13 Inches
Waist Not Known

 Family and Relationships

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Marital Status Single
Wife None
Girlfriend None
Son None
Daughter None
Siblings Not Known

Teams Played for

Sri-Lanka Northern Warriors Jaffna Kings
Jaffna Stallion Chennai Super Kings Trinbago Knight Riders
Kandy Kandy Warriors Jaffna Stallions
Sri Lanka Army Colts Cricket Club

 Facts

Favorite Color Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known
Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Singers Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Holiday Destinations Not Known
Hobbies Listening to music, traveling and sports
Favorite Cricketers Not Known
Favorite Brand Not Known
Favorite Bowler Not Known
Favorite Cricket Ground Not Known
Favorite Commentators Not Known
Favorite Shot Not Known
Favorite Dress Not Known
Favorite Team to play against Not Known
T20I Cap Number 90
ODI Cap Number 202
Test Cap Number 161
Does He Smoke? Not Known
Does He Drink? Not Known
Languages he spoke Tamil and Sinhala

Education

He studied till college level at 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.

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Career

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 Sri Lanka’s team for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

T20I

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

ODI

He also got to play ODI cricket v South Africa at the same venue, R. Premadasa, in 2021. He has been given a 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.

Test

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

IPL

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 reasonable 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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