Vishwa Fernando      

Full name Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando

Born September 18, 1991, Colombo

Current age 27 years 155 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 4 8 4 11 6* 2.75 79 13.92 0 0 0 0 1 0
ODIs 6 6 4 27 7* 13.50 44 61.36 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 59 73 30 309 35 7.18 879 35.15 0 0 34 4 22 0
List A 32 18 11 50 10 7.14 130 38.46 0 0 5 0 6 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 4 6 619 405 15 4/62 8/133 27.00 3.92 41.2 2 0 0
ODIs 6 6 237 247 3 1/35 1/35 82.33 6.25 79.0 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 12 16 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 59 96 7529 4867 156 5/35 9/145 31.19 3.87 48.2 8 6 0
List A 32 30 1217 1093 39 3/4 3/4 28.02 5.38 31.2 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Feb 13-16, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Oct 23, 2017 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Feb 13-16, 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 Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), May 8, 2018 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
4/62, 1*, 4/71, 6* Sri Lanka v South Africa Durban 13 Feb 2019 Test # 2347
3/126, 0, 1/43, 0 Sri Lanka v Australia Canberra 1 Feb 2019 Test # 2345
1/37, 29, 1/29 Col CC v SL Army Colombo (PSS) 17 Jan 2019 FC
4, 2/41, 7 Col CC v Badureliya Moratuwa 11 Jan 2019 FC
28*, 0/7, 0/3 Col CC v Saracens Moratuwa 4 Jan 2019 FC
4/52, 1/36 Col CC v Burgher Katunayake 28 Dec 2018 FC
0/18, 4, 0/15 Col CC v Colts Colombo (Colts) 7 Dec 2018 FC
0/30, 0, 0/8, 1* Col CC v Sinhalese Colombo (SSC) 30 Nov 2018 FC
1/29, 0* Sri Lanka A v Bangladesh A Sylhet 10 Jul 2018 FC
0/3 Sri Lanka A v Bangladesh A Chattogram 3 Jul 2018 FC
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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Feb 16, 2019

Kusal Perera and Vishwa Fernando celebrate a sensational Sri Lanka win, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Durban, 4th day, February 16, 2019

Kusal Perera and Vishwa Fernando celebrate a sensational Sri Lanka win

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Feb 15, 2019

Vishwa Fernando traps Faf du Plessis lbw, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Durban, 3rd day, February 15, 2019

Vishwa Fernando traps Faf du Plessis lbw

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Feb 3, 2019

Vishwa Fernando removed Joe Burns, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Canberra, February 3, 2019

Vishwa Fernando removed Joe Burns

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