Rangana Herath      

Full name Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath

Born March 19, 1978, Kurunegala

Current age 38 years 68 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 68 101 22 1054 80* 13.34 2157 48.86 0 1 124 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 240 345 79 4243 80* 15.95 0 13 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 68 123 19193 8898 299 9/127 14/184 29.75 2.78 64.1 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 240 51866 23457 928 9/127 25.27 2.71 55.8 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 England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, May 19-21, 2016 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 England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, May 19-21, 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
2/25, 1, 4 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 19 May 2016 Test # 2203
55, 2/39 Sri Lankans v Leics Leicester 13 May 2016 FC
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
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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May 14, 2016

Rangana Herath removed both openers, Leicestershire v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Grace Road, 2nd day, May 14, 2016

Rangana Herath removed both openers

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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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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd unofficial Test: Sri Lanka A v Zimbabwe A at Colombo (RPS)
May 23-26, 2016 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street
May 27-31, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
3rd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Lord's
Jun 9-13, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
1st ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka in Ireland (venue TBA)
Jun 16, 2016 (09:45 GMT | 12:11 EDT | 11:11 CDT | 09:11 PDT)
2nd ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka in Ireland (venue TBA)
Jun 18, 2016 (09:45 GMT | 12:11 EDT | 11:11 CDT | 09:11 PDT)
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