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Rangana Herath (Former Sri Lanka cricketer) Wife, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

By Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

Rangana Herath
(Sri Lankan Cricketer)

Rangana Herath, the first left arm spinner to take 400 Test wickets, remained in the shadow of Muttiah Muralitharan for a long span. After he took over from Muralitharan, Herath has won many a game for Sri Lanka home and away. Recently, he has announced that England series will be his last.

Rangana Herath
Nickname: Rangaiyya
Role: Left-arm spin
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): 5’5″
Weight (approx.): NA
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 19 March 1978
Age (as on 2018): 40 years
Birth Place: Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Pisces
Nationality: Sri Lankan
School: NA
College: Mayurapada Central College, Narammala
Educational Qualifications: NA

Social Media
Facebook page: @
Twitter: @herathrsl
Instagram: @

Father: NA
Mother: Late Herath Mudiyanselage Ranmenike Herath
Sister: NA
Brother: Deepthi Herath
Coach/Mentor: NA
Religion: Christianity
Address: NA

Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 22 September 1999 vs Australia
ODI: March 2015 vs England
T20: 6 August 2011 vs Australia
Jersey Number: #14 (Sri Lanka)
Major Team: Sri Lanka, Hampshire, Kandurata Maroons, Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club, Moors Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Surrey, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club, Wayamba
Nature on field: Calm
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot/Ball: NA

Career Turning Point

  • Herath broke into the national side after an impressive A tour to England.


  • Most wickets by a left-arm bowler (430) in Test cricket history
  • Most 5-fers in the fourth innings of Tests (12)
  • Oldest player to take a hat-trick in Tests

Favourite Batsmen:
Favourite Bowlers:
Favourite Cricket Ground:
Favourite sports Commentator: NA
Favourite Food:
Favourite Actors: NA
Favourite Films: NA
Favourite Musicians/Singers: NA
Favourite Destination: NA
Smoking/Alcohol: NA

Style Quotient
Cars Collection: NA

Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Married
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife: Senani Herath

Marriage Year: 2011
Children: Two sons

Net Worth: NA
Retainer Fee: NA
Test Fee: NA
T20 Fee: NA
IPL 11: NA

Awards and recognitions

  • CEAT International Bowler of the Year 2015
  • Sri Lanka’s Test Bowler of the Year 2015
  • Sri Lanka’s Test Bowler of the Year 2016
  • Sri Lanka’s Cricketer of the Year 2016


  • NA

Lesser Known Facts


Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

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