Angelo Mathews      

Full name Angelo Davis Mathews

Born June 2, 1987, Colombo

Current age 29 years 87 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira Greens, Basnahira North, Brothers Union, Colts Cricket Club, Combined Provinces, Delhi Daredevils, Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Angelo Davis Mathews
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 62 108 17 4292 160 47.16 8517 50.39 7 25 470 44 45 0
ODIs 179 150 39 4452 139* 40.10 5217 85.33 1 32 336 72 43 0
T20Is 66 52 17 987 81* 28.20 820 120.36 0 4 65 32 21 0
First-class 98 162 24 6997 270 50.70 13537 51.68 16 36 746 81 70 0
List A 228 193 48 5444 139* 37.54 6649 81.87 1 42 67 0
Twenty20 142 121 34 2277 81* 26.17 1870 121.76 0 8 159 73 51 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 62 75 3504 1609 31 4/44 4/60 51.90 2.75 113.0 1 0 0
ODIs 179 146 4897 3779 111 6/20 6/20 34.04 4.63 44.1 1 1 0
T20Is 66 52 895 993 36 3/16 3/16 27.58 6.65 24.8 0 0 0
First-class 98 126 6095 2791 61 5/47 5/62 45.75 2.74 99.9 1 1 0
List A 228 5838 4446 142 6/20 6/20 31.30 4.56 41.1 2 1 0
Twenty20 142 110 1933 2343 78 4/19 4/19 30.03 7.27 24.7 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jul 4-7, 2009 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Nov 28, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Australia at Dambulla, Aug 28, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colombo Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Nov 10-12, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC), Aug 13-17, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Under-23s v New Zealand A at Colombo (Police), Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v Australia at Dambulla, Aug 28, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Feb 28, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 2/30 Sri Lanka v Australia Dambulla 28 Aug 2016 ODI # 3772
57, 2/17 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 24 Aug 2016 ODI # 3769
0, 0/33 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2016 ODI # 3768
1, 0/5, 26 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (SSC) 13 Aug 2016 Test # 2217
54, 0/13, 47 Sri Lanka v Australia Galle 4 Aug 2016 Test # 2213
15, 0/6, 9 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
11, 2/27 Sri Lanka v England Southampton 5 Jul 2016 T20I # 561
13 Sri Lanka v England Cardiff 2 Jul 2016 ODI # 3758
67*, 0/17 Sri Lanka v England The Oval 29 Jun 2016 ODI # 3757
56, 0/8 Sri Lanka v England Bristol 26 Jun 2016 ODI # 3755
Profile

A robust batting technique, nagging consistency with the ball, and athleticism in the field, all set off by an imperturbable temperament, have made Angelo Mathews one of Sri Lanka's most prized assets and a figure on which the team hangs many hopes. He has risen quickly since earning wide acclaim with an acrobatic save in the 2009 World Twenty20, and in February 2013, became Sri Lanka's youngest ever Test captain at 25, after having been groomed for the post for two years.

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Aug 28, 2016

Angelo Mathews is pumped after removing David Warner, Sri Lanka v Australia, 3rd ODI, Dambulla, August 28, 2016

Angelo Mathews is pumped after removing David Warner

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Aug 24, 2016

Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal celebrate Travis Head's dismissal, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal celebrate Travis Head's dismissal

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Aug 24, 2016

Angelo Mathews awkwardly reaches out for one, Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 24, 2016

Angelo Mathews awkwardly reaches out for one

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2015

Tour Results
India v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 11, 2009
India won by 6 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 8, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 97 runs
Sri Lanka A v N Zealanders at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 6, 2009
Sri Lanka A won by 61 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 4, 2009
New Zealand won by 22 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 2, 2009
New Zealand won by 3 runs
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