Rangana Herath      

Full name Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath

Born March 19, 1978, Kurunegala

Current age 38 years 47 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 67 99 22 1049 80* 13.62 2128 49.29 0 1 123 6 17 0
ODIs 71 30 15 140 17* 9.33 217 64.51 0 0 10 2 14 0
T20Is 17 6 3 8 3 2.66 12 66.66 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 238 342 79 4183 80* 15.90 0 12 99 0
List A 190 111 48 1043 88* 16.55 0 1 44 0
Twenty20 53 26 7 77 9 4.05 0 0 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 67 122 19124 8873 297 9/127 14/184 29.87 2.78 64.3 14 23 5
ODIs 71 67 3242 2362 74 4/20 4/20 31.91 4.37 43.8 1 0 0
T20Is 17 17 365 373 18 5/3 5/3 20.72 6.13 20.2 0 1 0
First-class 238 51653 23393 924 9/127 25.31 2.71 55.9 58 10
List A 190 8256 5732 226 4/19 4/19 25.36 4.16 36.5 5 0 0
Twenty20 53 51 1110 1129 57 5/3 5/3 19.80 6.10 19.4 0 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, Sep 22-26, 1999 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton, Dec 18-21, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Apr 25, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Aug 6, 2011 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1996/97
Last First-class Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Jan 15-17, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1998/99
Last List A England v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Moors Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 0/21 Sri Lanka v South Africa Delhi 28 Mar 2016 T20I # 554
1/27, 1 Sri Lanka v England Delhi 26 Mar 2016 T20I # 551
3, 0/27 Sri Lanka v West Indies Bangalore 20 Mar 2016 T20I # 543
2/24 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Kolkata 17 Mar 2016 T20I # 538
1/24 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Kolkata 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
- Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mumbai 10 Mar 2016 Other T20
0/28 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dhaka 4 Mar 2016 T20I # 518
1/26 Sri Lanka v India Dhaka 1 Mar 2016 T20I # 515
0/24 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Feb 2016 T20I # 513
2/22 Sri Lanka v U.A.E. Dhaka 25 Feb 2016 T20I # 510
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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Mar 26, 2016

Rangana Herath celebrates after dismissing Alex Hales, England v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Delhi, March 26, 2016

Rangana Herath celebrates after dismissing Alex Hales

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Mar 25, 2016

Rangana Herath speaks to Jeffrey Vandersay during a training session, Delhi, March 25, 2016

Rangana Herath speaks to Jeffrey Vandersay during a training session

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Mar 20, 2016

Dwayne Bravo catches Rangana Herath short of his crease, Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Bangalore, March 20, 2016

Dwayne Bravo catches Rangana Herath short of his crease

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Tournament Results
Australia v New Zealand at Centurion - Oct 5, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Oct 3, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Centurion - Oct 2, 2009
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Johannesburg - Sep 30, 2009
India won by 7 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Centurion - Sep 30, 2009
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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