Amila Aponso      

Full name Malmeege Amila Aponso

Born June 23, 1993, Colombo

Current age 26 years 345 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Ragama Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Emerging Team, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, St. Sebastians College

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education St. Sebastians College, Moratuwa

Malmeege Amila Aponso
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 9 7 4 10 4 3.33 45 22.22 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is 3 1 0 0 0 0.00 2 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 58 68 12 725 68 12.94 1355 53.50 0 2 88 18 26 0
List A 67 36 11 196 36 7.84 319 61.44 0 0 16 4 15 0
T20s 38 16 8 59 14* 7.37 72 81.94 0 0 7 1 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 9 9 423 377 10 4/18 4/18 37.70 5.34 42.3 1 0 0
T20Is 3 3 60 79 4 2/29 2/29 19.75 7.90 15.0 0 0 0
First-class 58 101 11820 6144 267 8/148 13/234 23.01 3.11 44.2 17 15 3
List A 67 66 3232 2160 94 4/18 4/18 22.97 4.00 34.3 4 0 0
T20s 38 36 758 764 47 3/7 3/7 16.25 6.04 16.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Oct 20, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Sylhet, Feb 18, 2018 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Colts Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Feb 8-9, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Lankan Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Mar 6-8, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Galle Cricket Club v Lankan Cricket Club at Galle, Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Board President's XI v West Indians at Katunayake, Feb 20, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Ragama Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Panagoda, Apr 1, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Katunayake, Jan 19, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/42, 4/59 Ragama v Lankan CC Colombo (NCC) 6 Mar 2020 FC
21*, 5/98, 3, 4/84 Ragama v Chilaw Colombo (Moors) 28 Feb 2020 FC
3/103, 32, 0/25 Ragama v Tamil Union Colombo (NCC) 21 Feb 2020 FC
1, 1/47 SLC-BP-XI v West Indians Katunayake 20 Feb 2020 LA
10, 3/40, 4 Ragama v Saracens Maggona 14 Feb 2020 FC
1/136, 8 Ragama v Badureliya Maggona 8 Feb 2020 FC
5/152, 24 Ragama v Nondescripts Colombo (NCC) 1 Feb 2020 FC
1/36, 3 Ragama v Chilaw Katunayake 19 Jan 2020 T20
0/20 Ragama v Colts Katunayake 17 Jan 2020 T20
8*, 2/19 Ragama v Col CC Colombo (PSS) 15 Jan 2020 T20
Profile

An accurate left-arm spinner for Ragama Cricket Club, Amila Aponso emerged as one of Sri Lanka's better finger-spinning prospects, after successful first-class seasons in 2015 and 2016. A graduate of St. Sebastian's College, Moratuwa, Aponso began his first-class career at Colts Cricket Club, but it was at Ragama that he rose to prominence. He claimed 31 first-class wickets at an average of 20.9 in the 2015 season, and was rewarded with a place in the Sri Lanka A squad to New Zealand, later that year.

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Oct 27, 2018

Amila Aponso claimed two wickets in an over, Sri Lanka v England, only T20I, October 27, 2018

Amila Aponso claimed two wickets in an over

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Oct 27, 2018

Amila Aponso celebrates the wicket of Alex Hales, Sri Lanka v England, only T20I, October 27, 2018

Amila Aponso celebrates the wicket of Alex Hales

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Oct 17, 2018

Amila Aponso struck twice early in the chase, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, October 17, 2018

Amila Aponso struck twice early in the chase

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