Angelo Mathews Profile

Angelo Mathews
Full Name: Angelo Davis Mathews
Birth date: June 2, 1987
Age: 34
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
5, 12 0/7 Bangladesh29 Apr,2021 TEST
25 0/14 Bangladesh21 Apr,2021 TEST
5 - West Indies10 Mar,2021 ODI
11 - West Indies07 Mar,2021 IT20
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

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 89623620044.861036
ODI 195505413940.43333
IT20 7711488125.5105

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 9065517663353.52
ODI 195821.1380511134.28
IT20 77171.312003831.58

Recent Awards

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

Last Series Played

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh Test Series 2021
West Indies vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2021
West Indies vs Sri Lanka ODI Series 2021
West Indies vs Sri Lanka T20 Series 2021
Sri Lanka vs England Test Series 2021
Team Squad
Lakshan Sandakan Dhananjaya de Silva
Lahiru Udara Sadeera Samarawickrama
Lahiru Kumara Pathum Nissanka
Charith Asalanka Ishan Jayaratne
Ashen Bandara Kasun Rajitha

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