Vishwa Fernando      

Full name Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando

Born September 18, 1991, Colombo

Current age 29 years 130 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Kandy Tuskers, 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 10 16 8 57 38 7.12 221 25.79 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 75 93 38 482 41 8.76 1328 36.29 0 0 58 6 24 0
List A 40 23 16 75 18* 10.71 198 37.87 0 0 7 0 7 0
T20s 14 4 0 11 7 2.75 17 64.70 0 0 1 0 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 16 1646 1025 31 5/101 8/133 33.06 3.73 53.0 2 1 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 75 122 9687 6252 197 5/35 9/145 31.73 3.87 49.1 8 7 0
List A 40 38 1576 1502 52 3/4 3/4 28.88 5.71 30.3 0 0 0
T20s 14 14 216 293 12 2/17 2/17 24.41 8.13 18.0 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 Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Jan 3-5, 2021 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 Galle Gladiators v Kandy Tuskers at Hambantota, Dec 10, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2*, 5/101, 1*, 0/23 Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
0, 3/129, 0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 26 Dec 2020 Test # 2399
0, 0/9 Tuskers v Gladiators Hambantota 10 Dec 2020 T20
2/29 Tuskers v Stallions Hambantota 9 Dec 2020 T20
7, 1/29 Tuskers v Kings Hambantota 5 Dec 2020 T20
16*, 0/41, 0* Col CC v Chilaw Colombo (SSC) 25 Aug 2020 FC
1/100 Col CC v Nondescripts Colombo (PSS) 20 Aug 2020 FC
0*, 3/37, 3/38 Col CC v Saracens Colombo (SSC) 15 Aug 2020 FC
0/22, 0/17 Col CC v Ragama Katunayake 10 Aug 2020 FC
3/40, 4, 3/37 Col CC v Colts Colombo (CCC) 6 Mar 2020 FC
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 4, 2021

Vishwa Fernando celebrates his maiden five-wicket haul, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Vishwa Fernando celebrates his maiden five-wicket haul

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Jan 4, 2021

Temba Bavuma departs as Vishwa Fernando claims another wicket, South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg, January 4, 2021

Temba Bavuma departs as Vishwa Fernando claims another wicket

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Dec 27, 2020

Vishwa Fernando made the first breakthrough for Sri Lanka, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 2, Centurion, December 27, 2020

Vishwa Fernando made the first breakthrough for Sri Lanka

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