Vishwa Fernando      

Full name Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando

Born September 18, 1991, Colombo

Current age 28 years 89 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Moratuwa Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka A Emerging Players, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm medium-fast

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education St. Sebastians College, Moratuwa

Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 6 9 5 11 6* 2.75 79 13.92 0 0 0 0 1 0
ODIs 8 8 6 30 7* 15.00 61 49.18 0 0 3 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 0 2 2 2.00 2 100.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 64 79 32 362 35 7.70 996 36.34 0 0 42 5 22 0
List A 38 22 15 72 18* 10.28 196 36.73 0 0 7 0 7 0
T20s 9 2 0 4 2 2.00 9 44.44 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 6 9 867 548 19 4/62 8/133 28.84 3.79 45.6 2 0 0
ODIs 8 8 297 337 5 1/35 1/35 67.40 6.80 59.4 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 12 16 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 64 104 8168 5297 167 5/35 9/145 31.71 3.89 48.9 8 6 0
List A 38 36 1465 1403 49 3/4 3/4 28.63 5.74 29.8 0 0 0
T20s 9 9 138 207 8 2/17 2/17 25.87 9.00 17.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, Aug 4-6, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi, Dec 11-15, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Mar 6, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack, Dec 20, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Jan 18-20, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Rawalpindi, Dec 11-15, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka A v Bangladesh A at Colombo (RPS), Oct 12, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Panadura Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Mar 28, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s India v Sri Lanka at Cuttack, Dec 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/49 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
3/69 Sri Lanka A v Bangladesh A Colombo (RPS) 12 Oct 2019 LA
1/79, 4, 0/1 Sri Lanka A v Bangladesh A Hambantota 29 Sep 2019 FC
0/25 SL Pres. XI v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 23 Jul 2019 Other OD
1/56, 5, 3/68, 32 Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 31 May 2019 FC
2/83, 2*, 10 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 25 May 2019 FC
2/40 Dambulla v Kandy Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
1/67, 1* Dambulla v Galle Dambulla 6 Apr 2019 LA
2/44, 18* Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 4 Apr 2019 LA
1/47, 2* Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 6 Mar 2019 ODI # 4107
Profile

A left-arm quick from Moratuwa, Vishwa Fernando has been earmarked for national duty, thanks largely to the skiddy pace he generates from a whippy action. Having made his first-class debut in 2012, Fernando showed early potential, claiming 26 wickets in his maiden season.

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Dec 15, 2019

Vishwa Fernando bowls, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Rawalpindi, Day 5

Vishwa Fernando bowls

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Feb 22, 2019

Vishwa Fernando removes Dean Elgar early in the second innings, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 2nd day, February 22, 2019

Vishwa Fernando removes Dean Elgar early

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Feb 21, 2019

Vishwa Fernando appeals during his hostile opening spell, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 1st day, February 21, 2019

Vishwa Fernando appeals during his hostile opening spell

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