|Maheesh Theekshana Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 1, 2000|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Maheesh Theekshana is a professional cricketer who plays for the Sri Lanka national cricket team in all three formats of the game. On the other hand, Maheesh is also recognized for being a key player in the 2023 Indian Premier League for the Chennai Super Kings who led the team to victory.
Morawakage Maheesh Theekshana
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Maheesh has trained under the watchful eye of bowler Ajantha Mendis at the Sri Lanka Army Sports Club (cricket).
He attended Sedawattha Siddharta Central College in Sri Lanka. Later, Maheesh went on to study at St. Benedict’s College, Colombo.
- Siblings – Nayagara Thaana Auchithya (Brother)
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
81 kg or 178.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
He has Sri Lankan ancestry.
- His bowling style is similar to that of former Sri Lankan mystery spinner Ajantha Mendis.
- Sports a thin box-shaped beard
Maheesh Theekshana Facts
- Theekshana was raised by his grandmother.
- He played his debut international game for Sri Lanka in September 2021.
- His talent was recognized while he was in college, and The Cricket Wing of St. Benedict’s looked after his funds for the first two years of his career. Later, they granted him a scholarship.
- While attending St. Benedict’s, he won the All Island Best All-Rounder Award during his final year.
- Maheesh is a right-handed batsman.
- After college, Theekshana enlisted in the Sri Lanka Army and went on to complete his basic training after which he served as a private in the Gajaba Regiment and even played for the Sri Lanka Army cricket team. Later, he was promoted to Sergeant after the Asia Cup Championship in 2022.
- Maheesh was bought by the Chennai Super Kings in February 2022, in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.
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