Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews

Sri Lankan AllRounder
T20 WORLD CUP 2024 STATS
62 Runs
124.00 S/R
31.00 Avg
- W
7.20 E/R

Personal Information

Full Name Angelo Davis Mathews
Date of Birth June 2, 1987
Age 35 Years
Nationality Sri Lankan
Birth Place Colombo
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Role All-rounder, Right-handed Batsman, Right-arm fast-medium Bowler
Batting Style Right hand Bat
Bowling Style Right arm Medium
Debut November 28, 2008
Jersey No. 69
Family Tyronne Mathews (Father), Monica Mathews (Mother), Heshanie Silva (Spouse)

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
JK vs KF 18 17 2 0 105.88 2 20 0 10.00
CS vs BLK 10 15 1 0 66.67 2 13 1 6.50
BLK vs DS 44 23 0 5 191.30 1 8 0 8.00
BLK vs JK 11 8 2 0 137.50 2 22 2 11.00
FKL vs GM 29 15 2 2 193.33 0 0 0 0

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 226 195 5916 7136 48 40.24 82.90 3 40 139 468 90 53 0
TESTs 109 193 7608 15638 26 45.55 48.65 16 41 200 782 86 74 0
T20Is 90 73 1416 1175 22 27.76 120.51 0 6 81 92 50 27 0
T20s 220 190 3828 3091 49 27.14 123.84 0 13 81 282 134 74 0
LISTAs 296 259 7500 9392 58 37.31 79.85 4 53 139 0 0 81 0
FIRSTCLASS 162 270 11725 23111 35 49.89 50.73 31 57 270 1198 142 113 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 226 163 887.2 4110 126 32.61 4.63 6/20 1 0
TESTs 109 84 658 1784 33 54.06 2.71 4/60 0 0
T20Is 90 72 194.5 1389 45 30.86 7.12 3/16 0 0
T20s 220 157 421 3149 102 30.87 7.47 4/19 0 0
LISTAs 296 0 1060.1 4852 159 30.51 4.57 6/20 1 0
FIRSTCLASS 162 136 1091.5 2974 63 47.20 2.72 5/62 1 0

Angelo Mathews News

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"We are really sorry" - Angelo Mathews apologizes for letting Sri Lanka down after group-stage exit from 2024 T20 World Cup
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Angelo Mathews Videos

SL-BAN के बीच हुआ बहुत बड़ा पंगा...अब दो-दो खिलाड़ियों को मिली सख्त सज़ा! | SL VS BAN 
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SL-BAN के बीच हुआ बहुत बड़ा पंगा...अब दो-दो खिलाड़ियों को मिली सख्त सज़ा! | SL VS BAN 
World Cup 2019: Angelo Mathews rubbishes retirement talks, says he will look to start bowling again
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World Cup 2019: Angelo Mathews rubbishes retirement talks, says he will look to start bowling again
World Cup 2019: "Held the ball for the first time in eight months" - Angelo Mathews
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World Cup 2019: "Held the ball for the first time in eight months" - Angelo Mathews
Asia Cup Team Update: Sri Lanka
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Asia Cup Team Update: Sri Lanka

Angelo Mathews: A Brief Biography

Angelo Mathews Biography


Angelo Mathews is a Sri Lankan all-rounder, born on 2 June, 1987, in Colombo. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast-medium bowler.


He was a part of the Sri Lankan team in the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and was their captain in the 2015 edition of the tournament.


Background


Mathews first played a List A game for Sri Lanka U-23 against New Zealand A in 2005. He played for the Sri Lanka U-19 team at the age of 16. He was made the captain for the 2006 U-19 World Cup held in Sri Lanka.


He made his First-Class debut for the Colts Cricket Club in November 2006.


The 2007-08 season was very fruitful for him as he scored 696 runs at an average of 58. He was selected in the Sri Lanka A side by the then coach Chandika Hathurasingha. His innings of 99* in the successful run-chase against South Africa was rated as one of the best by Hathurasingha.


He earned his international debut soon after.


Debut


Mathews made his international debut in an ODI against Zimbabwe on 28 November, 2008, at the Harare Sports Club.


Zimbabwe faltered against the Lankan attack and could manage only 148. Mathews did not impress on his debut as his bowling figures read 0/24 in his 8 overs and he also registered a 15-ball duck.


He got his first international half-century in his 3rd ODI and from then on, he cemented his place in the squad.


On 8 June, 2008, he made his T20I debut against Australia at Nottingham in the 2009 ICC World T20. Sri Lanka put the Aussies in to bat first. They managed to get to a respectable total of 159. Mathews opened the bowling and took 1/10 in his 2 overs. He was not required to bat as Sri Lanka cruised to victory.


The next month, Mathews played his first Test match against Pakistan at Galle. Pakistan elected to field first. Sri Lanka scored 292 with Mathews contributing 42. He got his first Test wicket in the form of the Pakistan captain Younus Khan. He took 1/26 in the first innings as Pakistan scored 342. In the second innings, Mathews had a handy contribution of 27 in Sri Lanka’s 217. Pakistan faltered in the run-chase of 168 runs and got all-out for just 117 runs. Angelo once again took the one wicket of Khan.


Rise to Glory


He is not one of those batsmen who are pleasing to watch. But when it comes to effectiveness, he is no less than the best in the business. His acrobatic fielding added to his batting skills and medium-pacer bowling.


In 2010, Sri Lanka faced Australia in an ODI in Melbourne. Australia won the toss and chose to bat first. They posted 239 on the board. The Sri Lankans were reduced to 107/8. He found an able partner in Lasith Malinga who came in at No. 10. They shared a 132-run partnership for the 9th wicket with Malinga contributing 56. Mathews kept rotating the strike and also scoring runs from his end. His innings kept SL in the game and later won the match with the last wicket remaining. Mathews scored an unbeaten 77 from 127 deliveries.


Low Points


Angelo Mathews had taken over the reigns from Mahela Jayawardene. Legends like Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara retired from the national side and left huge holes in the team. They also saw the downfall of their bowling legend Lasith Malinga. The transition was not easy for Sri Lanka.


Another low point of his career was when he suffered a hamstring injury in 2015 and had to give up bowling for almost a year and a half. Angelo played as a pure batsman in that period and Sri Lanka missed his services dearly.


Club Career


The 30-year-old played for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the 2010 edition of the IPL. He scored only 233 runs in 11 innings with the bat and picked up only 8 wickets in the 12 innings he bowled. He played for the Pune Warriors India from 2011 to 2013 editions.


He missed the next edition of the IPL and played for the Delhi Daredevils (DD) in 2015. He again missed the tournament in 2016 and continued to play for DD in 2017. Mathews will once again miss out IPL in 2018.


In the Sri Lanka Premier League, the Colombo star played for Nagenahira Nagas in 2012.


Captaincy


Angelo Mathews led the Sri Lankan team in 34 Tests from 8 March 2013 to 12 January 2017. They managed to win 13, lost 15 and drew 6 matches. They managed to win series against Bangladesh (twice), England, Pakistan and West Indies. Also, they whitewashed Australia 3-0 at home.


In the ODI format, Mathews captained for 99 matches from 4 August 2012 to 17 January 2018. They won 47 and lost 46 matches under him. They managed to beat South Africa, Bangladesh (whitewash), Ireland (twice), England (twice), Pakistan and West Indies.


They won the Asia Cup in 2014 in Bangladesh with the other teams being India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.


In T20Is, Mathews led the national side in only 12 matches from 3 June 2012 to 22 January 2017. They won 4 and lost 7 matches. They beat the mighty Australian side in Australia in a 2-match bilateral series.


Records


Angelo is involved in the highest ninth wicket partnership in ODI cricket. Along with Lasith Malinga, the duo added 132 runs against Australia in 2010.


He recorded most ODI wins as captain in the year 2014. Sri Lanka won 20 ODIs out of 32.


In 2016, he became the first player to play in 50 T20I innings without getting out for a duck.

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