Rangana Herath      

Full name Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath

Born March 19, 1978, Kurunegala

Current age 38 years 133 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 71 106 22 1199 80* 14.27 2395 50.06 0 2 146 6 21 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 243 350 79 4388 80* 16.19 0 14 103 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 71 129 20114 9279 313 9/127 14/184 29.64 2.76 64.2 16 24 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 243 52787 23838 942 9/127 25.30 2.70 56.0 59 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 Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 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 Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Jul 26-30, 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
6, 4/49, 35, 5/54 Sri Lanka v Australia Pallekele 26 Jul 2016 Test # 2209
4/81, 31, 0/63 Sri Lanka v England Lord's 9 Jun 2016 Test # 2205
1/116, 12, 61, 0/18 Sri Lanka v England Chester-le-Street 27 May 2016 Test # 2204
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
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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Jul 30, 2016

Rangana Herath celebrates after dismissing Steve O'Keefe, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 5th day, July 30, 2016

Rangana Herath celebrates after dismissing Steve O'Keefe

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Jul 29, 2016

Rangana Herath exults after bowling David Warner with his second ball, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 4th day, July 29, 2016

Rangana Herath exults after bowling David Warner with his second ball

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Jul 29, 2016

Rangana Herath frustrated Australia with a pesky 35 off 34, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st Test, Pallekele, 4th day, July 29, 2016

Rangana Herath frustrated Australia with a pesky 35 off 34

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Northampton
Aug 3-6, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle
Aug 4-8, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
1st Youth ODI: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Wormsley
Aug 10, 2016 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
3rd Test: Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (SSC)
Aug 13-17, 2016 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd Youth ODI: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Chelmsford
Aug 13, 2016 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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