Angelo Mathews      

Full name Angelo Davis Mathews

Born June 2, 1987, Colombo

Current age 32 years 18 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 medium

Education St. Joseph's College, Colombo

Angelo Davis Mathews
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 80 144 20 5554 160 44.79 11220 49.50 9 33 597 55 65 0
ODIs 207 177 46 5390 139* 41.14 6483 83.14 2 37 423 84 51 0
T20Is 72 57 18 1055 81* 27.05 893 118.14 0 5 67 35 23 0
First-class 118 201 27 8328 270 47.86 16411 50.74 18 44 880 93 94 0
List A 266 230 56 6699 139* 38.50 8308 80.63 3 48 79 0
T20s 153 130 35 2435 81* 25.63 2021 120.48 0 9 171 77 56 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 80 81 3876 1745 33 4/44 4/60 52.87 2.70 117.4 1 0 0
ODIs 207 154 5071 3901 114 6/20 6/20 34.21 4.61 44.4 1 1 0
T20Is 72 57 969 1101 37 3/16 3/16 29.75 6.81 26.1 0 0 0
First-class 118 132 6467 2927 63 5/47 5/62 46.46 2.71 102.6 1 1 0
List A 266 6012 4568 145 6/20 6/20 31.50 4.55 41.4 2 1 0
T20s 153 117 2037 2507 79 4/19 4/19 31.73 7.38 25.7 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, Jul 4-7, 2009 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-30, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Nov 28, 2008 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 15, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v Sri Lanka at Nottingham, Jun 8, 2009 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (RPS), Aug 14, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colombo Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Nov 10-12, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-30, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Under-23s v New Zealand A at Colombo (Police), Sep 16, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval, Jun 15, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Feb 28, 2007 scorecard
Last T20s Galle v Kandy at Pallekele, Aug 30, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9 Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 15 Jun 2019 ODI # 4159
0 Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Cardiff 4 Jun 2019 ODI # 4149
0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Cardiff 1 Jun 2019 ODI # 4145
17 Sri Lanka v Australia Southampton 27 May 2019 Other OD
64 Sri Lanka v South Africa Cardiff 24 May 2019 Other OD
1 Sri Lanka v Scotland Edinburgh 21 May 2019 ODI # 4142
101 Dambulla v Kandy Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
47 Dambulla v Kandy Dambulla 8 Apr 2019 LA
78 Dambulla v Galle Dambulla 6 Apr 2019 LA
1 Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 4 Apr 2019 LA
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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May 24, 2019

Angelo Mathews clips one away, South Africa v Sri Lanka, warm-up match, World Cup 2019, Cardiff, May 24, 2019

Angelo Mathews clips one away

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Mar 24, 2019

Angelo Mathews crashes into a TV camera, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Johannesburg, March 24, 2019

Angelo Mathews crashes into a TV camera

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Dec 29, 2018

Angelo Mathews hobbles after being awkwardly hit on the body, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Wellington

Angelo Mathews hobbles after being awkwardly hit on the body

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2015