Dilhara Fernando full name is Congenige Randhi Dilhara Fernando. He is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler who plays for the Sri Lanka cricket team. The other teams for whom he has played are Worcestershire, Sinhalese Sports Club, Mumbai Indians and Asia XI. At present, he has been selected by the Mumbai Indians IPL team 2011.
Fernando debuted in Test cricket on 14th June 2000 at Colombo against Pakistan. Pakistan won this match by 5 wickets. Fernando debuted in One day cricket on 9th January 2001at Paarl against South Africa. South Africa won this match by 8 wickets.
|Team||Sinhalese Sports Club|
|Born||19 Jul 1979|
|Sinhalese Sports Club||1997 - present|
|Sri Lanka||2001 - 2012|
|Mumbai Indians||2008 - 2011|
Fernando has played in 35 Test matches and has scored 198 runs at a batting average of 7.33 and strike rate of 31.68. He has bowled 5404 deliveries and has conceded 3260 runs while taking 90 wickets. His bowling average has been 36.22 and economy rate 3.61.
Fernando has taken part in 141 One day Internationals in which he has scored 239 runs at a batting average of 9.95 and strike rate of 61.75. He has bowled 6188 deliveries and has conceded 5362 runs while taking 135 wickets. His bowling average has been 29.78 and economy 3.61.