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| On Updated : Jun 27, 2019 4:38 PM IST

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

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

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Favourite sports Commentator: NA
Favourite Food:
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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


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