Shaminda Eranga

Shaminda Eranga
Full Name: Shaminda Eranga
Birth date: June 23, 1986
Age: 36 years
Hometown: Chilaw
City: Chilaw
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: Right Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium Fast Bowler
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Shaminda Eranga is a new entry in Sri Lankan team. A 27 years old player represents his side being a bowler. He made his Test debut in 2011 against Australians. He took his first wicket on the first Test delivery and became the 15th player to do this in cricket history. He has played just 7 Test matches so far and has taken 21 wickets with an average of 37. With the bat, he has scored just 49 runs with an average of 8. In the same year (2011), against the same team (Australia), Eranga played his first ODI game. He has enjoyed 5 ODIs so far with 4 dismissals at an average of 22. In 2012, Eranga made his T20 debut against India. His first victim was Gautam Gambhir who left the stadium before the completion of Eranga’s very first over. By doing so, he became the only player in cricket world to take wicket in first over in all the formats.

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
1 1/94, 3/58 England2016-06-09 TEST
2, 1 0/100, 0/4 England2016-05-27 TEST
1, 2 1/68 England2016-05-19 TEST
- 2/34 New Zealand2015-01-29 ODI
5 1/49 New Zealand2015-01-11 ODI
10, 45 1/82, 1/20 New Zealand2014-12-26 TEST
- 0/45 India2014-11-16 ODI
12 1/77 India2014-11-13 ODI
- 0/78, 1/44 Pakistan2014-08-06 TEST
1, 0 0/32 South Africa2014-07-16 TEST

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 192615111934512.8746941.1500026050
ODI 171037341211.336353.970004050
IT20 3110666.00785.710001010

Bowling Statistics

TEST 1935648.312521385737.513.5968.2514004/496/226
ODI 1616112.246522032.606.0233.7270003/463/46
IT20 3311090330.008.1822.050002/302/30

Last Series Played

England vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2016
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka ODI Series 2015 Schedule
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2014-2015
India vs Sri Lanka ODI Series 2014 Schedule
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Test Series 2014 Schedule
Team Squad
Dushmantha Chameera Dinesh Chandimal
Dhananjaya de Silva Pramod Madushan
Asitha Fernando Bhanuka Rajapaksa
Charith Asalanka Maheesh Theekshana
Dunith Wellalage Nuwan Thushara

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