Birth date 7 Sep 1984 (35 years)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Position All Rounder
Team history
Nondescripts 2007 - present
Wayamba 2007 - present
Kathmandu Kings XI 2017
Sri Lanka 2004 - 2016
Barisal Burners 2013
Lancashire 2011
Delhi Daredevils 2007 - 2009
Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club 2003 - 2006

Farveez Maharoof is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler from Sri Lanka who has played for teams like Wesley College, Wayamba, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-15s, Sri Lanka Schools XI, Sri Lanka A, Delhi Daredevils, Colombo Cricket Club, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Asia XI and Sri Lanka.

Maharoof debuted in Test cricket during 6 to 8 May 2004 at Harare against Zimbabwe. So far he has appeared in 20 Test matches wherein he has bowled 2628 deliveries and conceded 1458 runs. His bowling average has been 60.75, economy 3.32 and strike rate 109.5. He batted in 31 innings and piled up 538 runs with the highest score of 72. His batting average is 19.92 and strike rate 40. He has hit 66 boundaries, 3 sixers and has taken 6 catches.

Maharoof played his first One day International on 25 April 2004 at Harare against Zimbabwe. He has participated in 79 One dayers during which he bowled 3268 deliveries and gave away 2537 runs at a bowling average of 24.39. His economy has been 4.65 and strike rate 31.4. He has batted in 52 innings and has scored 761 runs at a batting average of 19.51. His strike rate has been 86.18 and the highest score was an unbeaten 69. He has taken 17 catches and hit 18 sixers and 66 fours.

Career Highlights

In Test cricket Maharoof has taken 24 wickets and has scored 3 fifties. In One day Internationals he has taken 104 wickets and has scored 2 fifties.