Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews
Full Name: Angelo Davis Mathews
Birth date: June 2, 1987
Age: 35 years
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.

Angelo has been the brand endorser of Samsung, HP, Milo etc.

Recent matches

RunsOppMatch DateScore
42, 35 Pakistan2022-07-24 TEST
0, 9 Pakistan2022-07-16 TEST
52 Australia2022-07-08 TEST
39 Australia2022-06-29 TEST
145 Bangladesh2022-05-23 TEST
199, 0 Bangladesh2022-05-15 TEST
43, 1 India2022-03-12 TEST
22, 28 India2022-03-04 TEST
50 Dambulla Giants2021-12-19 DT20
29 Kandy Falcons2021-12-17 DT20

Statistictics by year


Batting Statistics

 MatInnsOutNORunsHSAveBPSR200s100s50s4s6sCtSt
TEST 9917815424695320045.151441648.231123871675700
ODI 19817112645515713940.93622582.84033440781490
IT20 7863451811488125.51975117.740057338240

Bowling Statistics

 MatInnsOversMORunsWktsAveEcoSRExt4wkts5wkts10wktsBBIBBM
TEST 1008365515917663353.522.69119.1181004/444/60
ODI 198150821.153380511134.284.7344.4752006/206/20
IT20 7861171.3412003831.587.3127.0170003/163/16

Awards

Last Series Played

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Test Series 2022
Sri Lanka vs Australia Test Series 2022
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2022
India vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2022
LPL 2021 - Lanka Premier League T20
Team Squad
Angelo Mathews Ramesh Mendis
Prabath Jayasuriya Dunith Wellalage
Dilshan Madushanka Kusal Mendis
Dimuth Karunaratne Pathum Nissanka
Kamindu Mendis Jeffrey Vandersay

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