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Amila Aponso      

Full name Malmeege Amila Aponso

Born June 23, 1993, Colombo

Current age 23 years 280 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 36 44 9 459 68 13.11 934 49.14 0 2 60 8 17 0
List A 34 18 6 88 36 7.33 146 60.27 0 0 7 0 8 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 36 65 6588 3421 162 7/71 11/136 21.11 3.11 40.6 11 9 2
List A 34 34 1606 1059 50 4/18 4/18 21.18 3.95 32.1 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 Sinhalese Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Feb 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Galle Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Galle, Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A India Under-23s v Sri Lanka Under-23s at Chittagong, Mar 27, 2017 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
2*, 5/31 SL U-23s v Malaysia Chittagong 30 Mar 2017 Other OD
3/40 SL U-23s v AFG Emerging Chittagong 28 Mar 2017 Other OD
2/42, 7 SL U-23s v India U-23s Chittagong 27 Mar 2017 LA
2/30 Mannar v Anuradhaura Colombo (NCC) 22 Mar 2017 LA
2/33 Mannar v Polonnaruwa Kaluthara 18 Mar 2017 LA
0, 3/28 Mannar v Anuradhaura Colombo (Colts) 15 Mar 2017 LA
2/28 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Kurunegala 6 Mar 2017 LA
0/47 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 4 Mar 2017 LA
2/37 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Dambulla 2 Mar 2017 LA
0, 1/90, 4, 2/14 Ragama v Sinhalese Colombo (RPS) 5 Feb 2017 FC
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

© AFP

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

© AFP

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

© Associated Press

Tournament Results
Aust U19 v India U19 at Townsville - Aug 26, 2012
India U19 won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)
NZ U19 v S Africa U19 at Townsville - Aug 25, 2012
S Africa U19 won by 8 wickets (with 212 balls remaining)
Afghan U19 v S Lanka U19 at Brisbane - Aug 24, 2012
S Lanka U19 won by 7 wickets (with 66 balls remaining)
B'desh U19 v Pakistan U19 at Townsville - Aug 24, 2012
B'desh U19 won by 5 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
England U19 v W Indies U19 at Townsville - Aug 24, 2012
England U19 won by 13 runs
Ireland U19 v Scot U19 at Brisbane - Aug 24, 2012
Scot U19 won by 5 wickets (with 50 balls remaining)
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