Angelo Mathews

Team Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Sri Lanka National Cricket Team
Role All Rounder
Born Jun 2, 1987
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Nickname Angie & Kaputa
Number 69
Team History
Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Sri Lanka 2008 - present
Lahore Qalandars 2018
Delhi Daredevils 2015 - 2017
Pune Warriors India Pune Warriors 2011 - 2013
Nagenahira Nagas 2012
Kolkata Knight Riders Knight Riders 2009 - 2010
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Angelo Davis Mathews was born on 2nd June 1987 and is a professional Sri Lankan Cricketer. He is a right-arm medium fast bowler and a right handed batsman. He made his debut for Sri Lanka Under-19s at the age of just 16 against Pakistan. Presently, he is a part of Pune Warriors India to play at the IPL 5 season 2012.

Mathews is a wonderful All-Rounder who can bat in any position in the batting order. He is proficient of hitting the ball down the ground with great power. He is also a good bowler and has picked up many wickets for the Sri Lankan Team. The slower ball is one of his favorite weapons while bowling where he changes the pace of the ball intelligently.

He has also captained Sri Lankan Team in the Under-19 World Cup 2006 which was held in Sri Lanka itself. Mathews made his debut against the tour in Zimbabwe in 2008. He has a highest score of 99 runs in the 13 Test matches he has played with 77 not out in the 40 ODIs till date.

In the previous seasons of the IPL he has represented Kolkata Knight Riders. Recently, Sahara Pune Warriors Team which is a new entry into this format has bought him to play as an All-Rounder. The team will benefit from his exposure to International Cricket and especially Twenty20 format seems to be his forte.

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