Vishwa Fernando

Vishwa Fernando

Sri Lankan Left Arm Bowl

Personal Information

Full Name Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando
Date of Birth September 18, 1991
Nationality Sri Lankan
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Role Bowler / Right hand bat & Left hand medium fast

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
AFG vs SL 0 2 0 0 0.00 12 & 14 51 & 37 4 & 0 4.25 & 2.64
DUR vs LEI 0 0 0 0 0 10 & 9 40 & 40 4 & 3 4.00 & 4.44
WOR vs DUR 0 0 0 0 0 22 77 0 3.50
GT vs DA 0 0 0 0 0 2 20 1 10.00
SL vs PAK 21 & 0 28 & 6 2 & 0 1 & 0 75.00 & 0.00 18 & 2 69 & 6 1 & 0 3.83 & 3.00

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 8 8 30 61 6 15.00 49.18 0 0 7 3 0 0 0
TESTs 20 27 106 383 14 8.15 27.67 0 0 38 11 1 3 0
T20Is 1 1 2 2 0 2.00 100.00 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
T20s 25 4 11 17 0 2.75 64.70 0 0 7 1 0 2 0
LISTAs 48 30 109 308 21 12.11 35.38 0 0 18 10 0 8 0
FIRSTCLASS 102 121 651 1805 54 9.71 36.06 0 0 41 75 11 28 0

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 8 8 49.3 337 5 67.40 6.80 1/35 0 0
TESTs 20 33 507 1869 50 37.38 3.68 8/133 1 0
T20Is 1 1 2 16 0 0 8.00 0 0 0
T20s 25 25 63.3 482 24 20.08 7.59 3/22 0 0
LISTAs 48 44 302.4 1718 57 30.14 5.67 3/4 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 102 168 2217.1 8290 274 30.25 3.73 9/145 10 0

Vishwa Fernando: A Brief Biography

Vishwa Fernando Biography

Vishwa Fernando is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who is considered a bright prospect for the national team.

He was born on 18 September, 1991, in Colombo. He is a left-arm fast bowler.

Background

Besides representing Sri Lanka, he has played for teams like Uva Next, Sri Lanka Board President XI and Sri Lanka A.

His ability to generate good pace earned him a place in the 16-man squad against Pakistan in December 2013 but he failed to feature in any of the matches.

He was called to the 15-man squad against India after playing for the Board President XI in the tour match.

Debut

After warming the bench after the his first call-up to the national side, he made his Test debut against Australia in Galle on 4 August 2016.

He took the wicket of Joe Burns in his very first over. In that match, the Sri Lankan spinners took the rest of the wickets.

After the comeback of Sri Lanka’s premier fast bowlers like Lakmal and Dhammika Prasad, he couldn’t find a place in the national side for a year.

He played his second test against India on 12 August 2017 at Pallekele where he took 2 wickets in the first innings.

He made his ODI debut against India on 20 August at Dambulla. He couldn’t take a wicket until his third ODI where he dismissed Virat Kohli.

He remained wicketless in his only T20I against India on 20 December 2017.

Low Points

In his early days, Fernando’s ability to bowl fast impressed many but he has just played two Tests, six ODIs and one T20I.