Amila Aponso      

Full name Malmeege Amila Aponso

Born June 23, 1993, Colombo

Current age 23 years 211 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Emerging Team, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, St. Sebastians College

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education St. Sebastians College, Moratuwa

Malmeege Amila Aponso
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 5 5 4 6 2* 6.00 12 50.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 33 40 9 444 68 14.32 900 49.33 0 2 58 8 16 0
List A 27 16 6 81 36 8.10 138 58.69 0 0 6 0 4 0
Twenty20 13 7 2 24 10* 4.80 37 64.86 0 0 4 0 4 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 5 5 260 181 7 4/18 4/18 25.85 4.17 37.1 1 0 0
First-class 33 59 6082 3155 151 7/71 11/136 20.89 3.11 40.2 11 9 2
List A 27 27 1232 814 37 4/18 4/18 22.00 3.96 33.2 2 0 0
Twenty20 13 11 229 231 17 3/14 3/14 13.58 6.05 13.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Sep 4, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Feb 8-9, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Ragama Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Jan 14-16, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Galle Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Galle, Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka A v West Indies A at Kurunegala, Oct 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Panagoda, Apr 1, 2015 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hambantota Troopers v Galle Guardians at Colombo (RPS), Feb 1, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7/85, 0, 0/40 Ragama v Colts Colombo (NCC) 14 Jan 2017 FC
5/34, 14*, 3/41 Ragama v Burgher Colombo (Burgher) 6 Jan 2017 FC
33*, 3/47 Ragama v Col CC Kaluthara 28 Dec 2016 FC
7/71, 0*, 4/65 Ragama v SL Army Panagoda 21 Dec 2016 FC
4/100, 15, 0/4 Ragama v Saracens Colombo (Thurstan) 14 Dec 2016 FC
4/40, 0, 3/44 Ragama v Moors Colombo (Moors) 9 Dec 2016 FC
0/40, 2 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Kurunegala 27 Oct 2016 LA
2/44, 5 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Dambulla 24 Oct 2016 LA
0*, 0/33 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 4 Sep 2016 ODI # 3776
1*, 0/59 Sri Lanka v Australia Dambulla 31 Aug 2016 ODI # 3774
Profile

An accurate left-arm spinner for Ragama Cricket Club, Amila Aponso emerged as one of Sri Lanka's better finger-spinning prospects, after successful first-class seasons in 2015 and 2016. A graduate of St. Sebastian's College, Moratuwa, Aponso began his first-class career at Colts Cricket Club, but it was at Ragama that he rose to prominence. He claimed 31 first-class wickets at an average of 20.9 in the 2015 season, and was rewarded with a place in the Sri Lanka A squad to New Zealand, later that year.

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Aug 24, 2016

Amila Aponso trapped James Faulkner lbw for 13, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Amila Aponso trapped James Faulkner lbw for 13

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Aug 24, 2016

Matthew Wade collides with Amila Aponso, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Matthew Wade collides with Amila Aponso

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Aug 24, 2016

Amila Aponso is bowled by Mitchell Starc, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Amila Aponso is bowled by Mitchell Starc

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Plate: Badureliya v Moors at Colombo (Burgher) - Jan 20-22
Badureliya 229/7 (71 ov)
Plate: Bloomfield v Burgher at Panagoda - Jan 20-22
Bloomfield 236/7 (77 ov)
Super Eight: Chilaw v SL Army at Colombo (PSS) - Jan 20-23
Chilaw 190 SL Army 31/1 (7.2 ov)
Plate: Galle CC v Saracens at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Jan 20-22
Galle CC 252/5 (72 ov)
KPCC v SL Air SC at Kaluthara - Jan 20-22
SL Air SC 186/3 (40 ov)
Kurunegala Y v SLPACC at Kurunegala - Jan 20-22
Kurunegala Y 46/3 (13.1 ov)
Lankan CC v SL Navy at Colombo (Moors) - Jan 20-22
Lankan CC 308/4 (75.3 ov)
Super Eight: Nondescripts v Ragama at Colombo (CCC) - Jan 20-23
Nondescripts 265 (62 ov)
Police SC v KTC at Hambantota - Jan 20-22
KTC 144/3 (58 ov)
Super Eight: Sinhalese v Colts at Katunayake - Jan 20-23
Sinhalese 203/5 (57.5 ov)
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Col CC at Colombo (Colts) - Jan 20-23
Tamil Union 330/7 (72.3 ov)
S Lanka U19 v Zim U19 at Paarl - Jan 20
Zim U19 133/5 (38.4/50 ov)
1st T20I: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion
Jan 20, 2017 (18:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST)
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