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Rangana Herath      

Full name Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath

Born March 19, 1978, Kurunegala

Current age 36 years 183 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Hampshire, Kandurata Maroons, Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club, Moors Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Surrey, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club, Wayamba

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 57 81 18 851 80* 13.50 1716 49.59 0 1 98 5 15 0
ODIs 60 26 13 124 17* 9.53 189 65.60 0 0 8 2 11 0
T20Is 9 3 3 2 1* - 2 100.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 227 323 75 3985 80* 16.06 0 12 97 0
List A 179 107 46 1027 88* 16.83 0 1 41 0
Twenty20 42 22 7 69 9 4.60 0 0 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 57 103 16472 7556 260 9/127 14/184 29.06 2.75 63.3 11 21 4
ODIs 60 56 2655 1911 60 4/20 4/20 31.85 4.31 44.2 1 0 0
T20Is 9 9 177 174 12 5/3 5/3 14.50 5.89 14.7 0 1 0
First-class 227 48923 22048 884 9/127 24.94 2.70 55.3 56 9
List A 179 7669 5281 212 4/19 4/19 24.91 4.13 36.1 5 0 0
Twenty20 42 40 856 822 51 5/3 5/3 16.11 5.76 16.7 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, Sep 22-26, 1999 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Aug 14-18, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Apr 25, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Dambulla, Aug 30, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Aug 6, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Aug 14-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Dambulla, Aug 30, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Moors Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Apr 6, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/6 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dambulla 30 Aug 2014 ODI # 3519
2/38 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Hambantota 26 Aug 2014 ODI # 3515
1/49 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Hambantota 23 Aug 2014 ODI # 3512
17, 9/127, 0, 5/57 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014 Test # 2136
3/116, 6*, 6/48 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 6 Aug 2014 Test # 2133
7*, 4/71, 4, 5/40 Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 Test # 2131
1/148, 19, 2/84, 20 Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 16 Jul 2014 Test # 2129
2/48, 1 Sri Lanka v South Africa Hambantota 12 Jul 2014 ODI # 3502
14*, 0/61, 48, 3/59 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
1/136, 2, 4/95, 1 Sri Lanka v England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
Profile

Rangana Herath is an orthodox left-arm spinner who has taken over from Muttiah Muralitharan as Sri Lanka's main wicket-taking bowler in Tests. As a left-arm spinner, his strengths are his accuracy and his ability to bowl long spells, but to that he has added a 'mystery' ball, a delivery that is quicker and darts back into the right-hander.

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Aug 29, 2014

Kumar Sangakkara has a word with Rangana Herath during a practice session, Dambulla, August 29, 2014

Kumar Sangakkara has a word with Rangana Herath during a practice session

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Aug 26, 2014

Rangana Herath collected 2 for 38, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd ODI, Hambantota, August 26, 2014

Rangana Herath collected 2 for 38

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Aug 23, 2014

Rangana Herath had Misbah-ul-Haq caught behind, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st ODI, Hambantota, August 23, 2014

Rangana Herath had Misbah-ul-Haq caught behind

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Tour Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne - Jan 28, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 2 runs (D/L method)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 26, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Jan 23, 2013
Australia won by 32 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Jan 20, 2013
No result
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Jan 18, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets (with 180 balls remaining)
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