Some Lesser Known Facts About Angelo Mathews
|Real Name||Angelo Davis Mathews|
|Profession||Sri Lankan Cricketer (All-rounder)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
|Jersey Number||69 (Sri Lanka)|
|Coach/ Mentor||Not Known|
|International Debut||Test- 4 July 2009 vs Pakistan in Galle
ODI:- 28 November 2008 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 8 June 2009 vs Australia in Nottingham
|Domestic/ State Teams||Kolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors India, Nagenahira Nagas, Delhi Daredevils, Basnahira North, Brothers Union, Delhi Daredevils|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm fast-medium|
|Records/ Achievements||• In November 2010, Mathews along with Lasith Malinga recorded the highest ninth wicket partnership of 132 runs, wherein, himself scored 77 not out.
• Sri Lankan team recorded most number of wins in ODI in 2014 under Mathew's leadership. They won 20 out of total 32 matches, with the winning percentage of 62.50.
• While playing the last pool match of 2015 ICC World Cup against Scotland in March 2015, he scored a half-century off just 20 balls, thus becoming the only Sri Lankan to do so in any of the World Cups.
• After taking his 100th ODI wicket in July 2015, he became only the fourth Sri Lankan all-rounder to do so with more than 3000 runs to his name.
|Career Turning Point||His mighty strike rate in the domestic cricket made him play for the national cricket team.|
|Batting Style||Right Handed Bat|
|Age (as in 2017)||30 Years|
|Date of Birth||2 June 1987|
|Birth Place||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|Religion||Christianity (Roman Catholic)|
|Hometown||Colombo, Sri Lanka|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|College/ University||St. Joseph's College, Colombo|
|Family||Father- Tyronne Mathews
Mother- Monica Mathews
Brother- Elaine Melinda
Sister- Trevin Mathew
|Hobbies||Listening to music|
|Favourite Food||Chicken, Sri Lankan Samosa|
|Favourite Beverage||Cold Coffee|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Heshani Silva (m.2013)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
|Salary||LKR 7 Laks/ per match|
- Does Angelo Mathews smoke: Not Known
- Does Angelo Mathews drink liquor: Not Known
- Mathews is a graduate of the St Joseph’s school, Colombo, a similar school in which previous Sri Lankan pacer ChamindaVaas considered. He is the main JosJosephian to be designated a chief of the national group.
- He was only 25 when given the charge of Sri Lankan test side, in this way turning into the most youthful Sri Lankan skipper for the arrangement.
- He has been known for his batting more than knocking down some pins, however he once paralyzed everybody when he rocked the bowling alley 6 of the 10 players of India out yielding only 20 runs which left India with 168 odd runs.
- Pune Warriors got him for IPL 2012 season for $950,000.
- In 2015, he was sold to Delhi Daredevils at a sticker price of INR 7.5 Crore.
- Delhi Daredevils purchased Mathews in February 2017 for INR 2 Crore.
- Mathews joined the organization of Moeen Ali, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth, and Jeetan Patel when he was named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2015.
- As of March 2017, Mathews has only one ODI century which came against India.