Vishwa Fernando is a professional cricketer who plays for Sri Lankan National cricket team for all three formats.
Name: Muthuthanthrige Vishwa Thilina Fernando
Batting style: Right-hand bat
Bowling style: Left-arm medium-fast
Test Debut: vs Australia at Galle, 2016
ODI Debut: vs India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017
T20I Debut: vs India at Cuttack, Dec 20, 2017
Major Teams: Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Moratuwa Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka A Emerging Players, Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI
Fernando played the tour match between Sri Lanka Board President’s XI vs Indian national cricket team and soon after he was called for the tri-match series. He was then named in Sri Lanka’s Test squad for their series against Australia in July 2016
In March 2018, he was selected in Colombo’s squad for the 2017-18 Super Four Provincial Tournament. In August 2018, he got selected in the team for 2018 SLC T20 League.
He debuted in a Test match in the second Test against Australia on 4 August 2016 as the main pacer of the team and he took the first wicket of Joe Burns in his very first over. He made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka in 2017 against India.
Date of Birth: 18 September 1991
Age (as of May 2019): 27 Years
Birth Place: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Educational Qualification: St. Sebastian’s College, Moratuwa
Marital Status: Married