Suranga Lakmal - The next Chris Martin?

Discussion in 'Cricket Talk' started by Afridi, Apr 14, 2012.


Is Suranga Lakmal going to be the next Chris Martin?

  1. Yes, but it will take some time

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  2. No, Phantom is a legend

    1 vote(s)
  3. Maybe

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  1. Afridi

    Afridi New Member

    Well, as you know, Chris Martin is a record holder for ducks and is a good fast bowler, same as Lakmal, here are the stats:

    Chris Martin:


    ODI: In 20 ODI's, Chris Martin DNB(did not bat) 12 times. He has 2 ducks with a best of 3 vs Zimbabwe.

    Test: In 68 Test's, Chris Martin DNB 28 times. He has 33 ducks with a best of with a best of 12 vs Bangladesh.

    T20: In 6 T20's, Chris Martin DNB 5 times. He has no ducks with a best of 5* vs England.

    He has a total of 35 ducks in his International Career.

    Suranga Lakmal:


    ODI: In 15 ODI's, Suranga Lakmal DNB 7 times. He has 3 ducks with a best of 1 vs England.

    Test: In 11 Test's, Suranga Lakmal DNB 8 times. He has 4 ducks with a best of 18 vs Pakistan.

    T20: In 2 T20's, Suranga Lakmal did not get to bat at all.

    He has a total of 7 ducks in his International Career.


    Remember Suranga Lakmal is new to the game but the real question as in the title is:

    Is Suranga Lakmal the next Chris Martin?

  2. Piethepker

    Piethepker New Member

    I honestly hope he is
  3. Arosha

    Arosha New Member

    huh!....... Dont compare 68 Test's with 11 Test's.
  4. CoverDrive

    CoverDrive Active Member Staff Member

    Lakmal :ponting3: I like his bowling though....and his name :D
  5. Cabinet96

    Cabinet96 New Member

    Nah, he looked alright with the bat tbh.