Vishwa Fernando      

Full name Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando

Born September 18, 1991, Colombo

Current age 28 years 0 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 5 9 5 11 6* 2.75 79 13.92 0 0 0 0 1 0
ODIs 8 8 6 30 7* 15 61 49.18 0 0 3 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 62 78 32 358 35 7.78 981 36.49 0 0 41 5 22 0
List A 37 22 15 72 18* 10.28 196 36.73 0 0 7 0 7 0
T20s 9 2 0 4 2 2 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 5 8 789 499 19 4/62 8/133 26.26 3.79 41.5 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 62 101 7988 5168 166 5/35 9/145 31.13 3.88 48.1 8 6 0
List A 37 35 1405 1334 46 3/4 3/4 29.00 5.69 30.5 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 Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 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 India A v Sri Lanka A at Hubli, May 31-Jun 3, 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 Kandy v Dambulla at Dambulla, Apr 10, 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
0/25 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
1*, 1/43 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Mar 2019 ODI # 4104
1c/0s Sri Lankans v CSA Inv XI Benoni 28 Feb 2019 Other OD
3/62, 0*, 1/32 Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 21 Feb 2019 Test # 2348
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 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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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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