Vishwa Fernando

Sri Lanka
Age
September 18, 1991 (30 years)
Role
Bowler
Birth Place
Colombo
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
Sri Lanka
Bowling Style
Left-arm medium fast

Vishwa Fernando is a 29-year-old left-handed medium-fast bowler who bats right-handed. Fernando has played tests, ODIs and T20Is for Sri Lanka.

ICC Rankings

Test ODI T20I
Batting
-
-
-
Bowling
47
-
-

Team played

Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Wayamba, Uva Next, Sri Lanka Cricket Board President XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Colombo, Kandy, Colombo Commandos, Colombo District, Dambulla, Team Srilankan Cricket, Team Sri Lanka

Batting Career Summary

M I N/O R HS 100s 50s 4s 6s Avg S/R Ct St Ducks R/O
Test
14
20
11
58
38 v ZIM
0
0
5
0
6.44
24.06
3
0
12
1
ODI
8
8
6
30
7* v IND
0
0
3
0
15.00
49.18
-
-
1
0
T20I
1
1
0
2
2 v IND
0
0
0
0
2.00
100.00
-
-
0
0

Bowling Career Summary

I O M R W Best 3w 5w Avg E/R S/R Matches
Test
23
397
51
1403
40
5/101 v SA
3
1
35.07
3.53
59.55
14
ODI
8
49.3
4
337
5
1/35 v IND
0
0
67.40
6.80
59.40
8
T20I
1
2
0
16
0
0/16 v IND
0
0
-
8.00
-
1

Test Career

Vishwa has played 8 Tests and taken 23 wickets at 33.56. He played his first Test match against Australia in Galle on 16 August 2016. He took 1/16 in a match that Sri Lanka won by 229 runs. Vishwa achieved his best bowling figures against South Africa in Durban in February 2019. In that game, South Africa batted first and scored 235. Fernando took 4/62, accounting for the dismissals of Markram, Elgar, Maharaj and Rabada. After dismissing Sri Lanka for 191 to take the first-innings lead, in the second innings, South African batsmen were tormented for a second time by Fernando when he took 4/71 to help dismiss them for 259. With a set target of 304, Sri Lanka achieved it with one wicket in hand. Vishwa had another match-winning effort when he took 3/62 and 1/32 to help bowl out South Africa for 222 and 128 in Port Elizabeth in the next match. Fernando last appeared in a Test against Zimbabwe in Harare in January 2020.

ODI Career

Vishwa has taken 5 wickets in 8 ODI games at 67.40. He played his first game against India in Dambulla in August 2017. Unfortunately, his five wickets have come in five separate games, none of which have been won by Sri Lanka. Fernando last appeared in an ODI against South Africa in Centurion in March 2019.

T20I Career

Vishwa Fernando has played only one T20I game against India in Cuttack. In that match, on 20 December 2017, India batted first and scored 180/3. Fernando had bowling figures of none for 16. In reply, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 87 in 16 overs. Vishwa scored only 2 runs.