Birth date 30 Sep 1976 (42 years)
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Team history
Sri Lanka national women's 1997 - present

Hiruka Fernando is a left handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler in the Sri Lanka Women’s Cricket team. The other team she has played for is Slimline Sport Club Women.

Hiruka Fernando debuted in One day Internationals on 25th November 1997 at Colombo (Sinhalese Sports Club Ground) and the opponent was Netherlands Women. She came in to bat at the No. 6 batting position, but returned back to the pavilion for a duck. This match was won by Netherlands Women by 19 runs. On 12th February 2009, Fernando participated in the match between Pakistan Women and Sri Lanka Women at Khulna. She was the No. 3 batsman and scored 24 runs from 35 balls inclusive of 2 fours. She bowled 5 overs, out of which 1 was maiden, conceded 14 runs and took 3 wickets. Sri Lanka Women won this match by 115 runs.

Career Highlights

Hiruka Fernando has appeared in 50 One day Internationals. She has scored 885 runs at a batting average of 22.12 with an unbeaten 78 as her highest score. She has hit 3 half centuries and has taken 8 catches. Fernando has bowled 384 deliveries during which 244 runs have been scored and 8 dismissals have been made. Her economy rate was 3.81, bowling strike rate was 48 and bowling average was 30.50.