Full name Samantha Vidamelage de Mel
Born December 12, 1965, Colombo, Ceylon
Current age 51 years 102 days
Major teams Italy, Bergamo, Burgher Recreation Club, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club
Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox
|First-class span||1988/89 - 1990/91|
After seven season of near fulfilment this all-rounder who combines the classic slow left arm trade with some very consistent batting finally proved his full worth to challenge and gain a late place in the team.
Three days ahead of the fourth Test, the surface at the HPCA Stadium wore a smattering of grass. Will that, or Mohammed Shami's availability, subject to fitness, change India's combination?
Stats highlights from the fourth day in Ranchi, where Cheteshwar Pujara batted for ages and the Australians toiled like they haven't had to in many years
Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls
For the third time this home season, the team took the lead after its opposition put up 400 batting first but the Ranchi effort was special
Also, which players have the most half-centuries without ever having made a hundred?
South Africa are set to play 14 Tests in nine months soon, so both fast bowlers, despite being sent home from New Zealand, should not lose hope
This Bangladesh are crazy if they think they can beat Sri Lanka in their own den. Right?
Under duress again, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim forged a match-winning partnership and contributed in the second innings to help Bangladesh create history