Dinusha Fernando

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dinusha Fernando
Personal information
Full name Kandana Arachchige Dinusha Manoj Fernando
Born (1979-08-10) August 10, 1979 (age 37)
Panadura, Sri Lanka
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Role Batsman, wicket-keeper
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 132) 2 December 2003 v England
Last Test 10 December 2003 v England
Only ODI (cap 117) 18 November 2003 v England
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 2 1
Runs scored 56 -
Batting average 28.00 -
100s/50s -/1 -/-
Top score 51* -
Balls bowled 126 42
Wickets 1 2
Bowling average 107.00 6.50
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling 1/29 2/13
Catches/stumpings -/- 1/-
Source: Cricinfo, 9 February 2006

Kandana Arachchige Dinusha Manoj Fernando (born August 10, 1979 in Panadura), or Dinusha Fernando, is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler.

Domestic career[edit]

Fernando has played as an Overseas player in England for several years, including for Bromyard CC in the Worcestershire County League Division 1 from 2011-2013, and in 2015. In 2017 he played for Brockhampton CC in the Birmingham and District League Premier Division.

International career[edit]

A useful middle-order batsman, he initially impressed during 2001 in the Sri Lankan Test series against England. However, despite having had several quality performances for his club, he did not get into the Test squad until November 2003. He bowled to get 2-13 against England in Dambulla in his only ODI. He played in the first two tests of the subsequent series against England, but was dropped after that.

External links[edit]