Angelo Mathews Profile

Angelo Mathews
Full Name: Angelo Davis Mathews
Birth date: June 2, 1987
Age: 33
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Right Arm Fast Medium Bowler
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Angelo Davis Mathews was born on 2nd June 1987 in Colombo. He was born to a Tamil family of his mother, Monica Mathews and father, Tyronne Mathews. Mathews received his formal education at St Joseph’s College in Colombo. He is a part of the Sri Lankan international cricket team. He is an allrounder who bowls right arm fast medium and a right hand batsman. He has vigor about his batting and bowling and on field also Mathews exhibits robust athleticism. Mathews generally makes his appearance at number 6 and hence holds the lower order together.

Career Highlights:
  • Mathews played his first List A match on behalf of Sri Book World Lanka Under 23 at Colombo against New Zealand on 16th September 2005. He scored a meager 12 runs.
  • He debuted in First Class cricket on behalf of the Colombo Cricket Club against Colts Cricket Club on 10th of November 2006.
  • He was included in the Sri Lankan national squad for his first ODI versus Zimbabwe on 28th November 2009 at Harare. Sri Lanka won the match by 2 wickets
  • Mathews entered the limited over game of T20I on 8th June 2008 at Nottingham against Australia. Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets while Mathews bagged 1.
  • Angelo was the captain of the Sri Lankan cricket team for the U19 World Cup of 2006.
  • Was a part of the Sri Lankan squad that went on to the finals of 2011 Cricket World Cup and ICC World Twenty20 in 2012.
  • He was an integral part of the team for ICC World Twenty20 in 2014 that won the cup.
  • He was appointed the ODI and Test captain in 2013’s February.
  • Mathews scored his first test century in 2011 against Australia.
  • He packed up 6 wickets off 20 runs against India in 2009.

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Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
13 - West Indies05 Mar,2021 IT20
5 0/19 West Indies03 Mar,2021 IT20
110, 5 - England22 Jan,2021 TEST
27, 71 - England14 Jan,2021 TEST
6 1/17 Galle Gladiators13 Dec,2020 DT20
- 1/10 Dambulla Viiking11 Dec,2020 DT20
15 0/17 Jaffna Stallions10 Dec,2020 DT20
11 0/10 Galle Gladiators07 Dec,2020 DT20
2 1/14 Kandy Tuskers05 Dec,2020 DT20
22 1/9 Jaffna Stallions04 Dec,2020 DT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

TEST 87619420045.541036
ODI 194504913940.72333
IT20 7611378125.8405

Bowling Statistics

TEST 8864617453352.88
ODI 194821.1380511134.28
IT20 76171.312003831.58

Recent Awards

Recent Man Of SeriesDate
Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2020 31/01/2020

Last Series Played

West Indies vs Sri Lanka T20 Series 2021
Sri Lanka vs England Test Series 2021
LPL 2020 - Lanka Premier League T20
Sri Lanka vs West Indies T20 Series 2020
Sri Lanka vs West Indies ODI Series 2020
Team Squad
Akila Dananjaya Lahiru Madushanka
Thisara Perera Asitha Fernando
Wanindu Hasaranga Dimuth Karunaratne
Kamindu Mendis Dinesh Chandimal
Lakshan Sandakan Dushmantha Chameera

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