Vishwa Fernando      

Full name Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando

Born September 18, 1991, Colombo

Current age 28 years 258 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 8 12 6 54 38 9.00 201 26.86 0 0 5 0 2 0
ODIs 8 8 6 30 7* 15.00 61 49.18 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 69 86 33 463 41 8.73 1229 37.67 0 0 55 6 24 0
List A 40 23 16 75 18* 10.71 198 37.87 0 0 7 0 7 0
T20s 11 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 8 13 1293 772 23 4/62 8/133 33.56 3.58 56.2 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 69 113 8962 5744 182 5/35 9/145 31.56 3.84 49.2 8 6 0
List A 40 38 1576 1502 52 3/4 3/4 28.88 5.71 30.3 0 0 0
T20s 11 11 162 226 9 2/17 2/17 25.11 8.37 18.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Australia at Galle, Aug 4-6, 2016 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Harare, Jan 27-31, 2020 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 Colombo Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 6-8, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka Board President's XI v West Indians at Katunayake, Feb 20, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Panadura Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Mar 28, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Colombo Cricket Club v Nugegoda Sports Welfare Club at Katunayake, Jan 6, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/40, 4, 3/37 Col CC v Colts Colombo (CCC) 6 Mar 2020 FC
41, 2/61 Col CC v Moors Colombo (CCC) 28 Feb 2020 FC
3*, 2/56 SLC-BP-XI v West Indians Katunayake 20 Feb 2020 LA
0, 1/51, 13, 2/34 Col CC v Burgher Colombo (Burgher) 7 Feb 2020 FC
0/45, 38, 2/43 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 27 Jan 2020 Test # 2383
0/14 Col CC v Nugegoda SWC Katunayake 6 Jan 2020 T20
1/5 Col CC v Kandy CCC Colombo (Colts) 4 Jan 2020 T20
2/31, 5*, 0/105, 0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Karachi 19 Dec 2019 Test # 2375
0/49 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
3/69 Sri Lanka A v Bangladesh A Colombo (RPS) 12 Oct 2019 LA
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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Jan 27, 2020

Vishwa Fernando bowls, Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Harare, 1st day, January 27, 2020

Vishwa Fernando bowls

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Dec 19, 2019

Vishwa Fernando lets fly, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, day 1, December 19, 2019

Vishwa Fernando lets fly

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Dec 19, 2019

Vishwa Fernando enjoyed castling Shan Masood with a perfect leg-cutter, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, day 1, December 19, 2019

Vishwa Fernando enjoyed castling Shan Masood with a perfect leg-cutter

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