Russel Arnold

Russel Premakumaran Arnold (Tamil: ரசல் பிரேமகுமரன் ஆனோல்ட், Sinhala: රසල් ප්‍රේමකුමාරන් ආනල්ඩ්; born 25 October 1973), or Russel Arnold, is a former Sri Lankan cricketer of Tamil descent, who played all forms of the game.[2][3] He played as the finisher role in the Sri Lankan team batting down the order at international level.[4] Arnold currently works as an international commentator. He was the first Twenty20 International cap for Sri Lanka as he was part of Sri Lanka's first ever T20I team. He retired from cricket in 2007 after playing the final in 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup.[5][6]

Russel Arnold
ரசல் ஆனோல்ட்
රසල් ආනල්ඩ්
Personal information
Full nameRussel Premakumaran Arnold
Born (1973-10-25) 25 October 1973 (age 48)
Colombo, Sri Lanka
NicknameGuppiya, Mayil [1]
BowlingRight-arm off break
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 68)19 April 1997 v Pakistan
Last Test1 July 2004 v Australia
ODI debut (cap 91)6 November 1997 v South Africa
Last ODI28 April 2007 v Australia
Only T20I (cap 1)15 June 2006 v England
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI T20I
Matches 44 180 1
Runs scored 1,821 3,950 7
Batting average 28.01 35.26 7.00
100s/50s 3/10 1/28 0/0
Top score 123 103 7
Balls bowled 1,334 2,157
Wickets 11 40
Bowling average 54.36 43.47
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match n/a
Best bowling 3/76 3/47
Catches/stumpings 51/– 48/– 0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 2 May 2016

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