Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews achieves a sensational milestone in Test cricket

Veteran Sri Lanka's all-rounder Angelo Mathews on Sunday (July 24) became the sixth Sri Lankan cricketer to represent his country in 100 Test matches.

The 35-year-old was felicitated by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and accompanied by his family at the start of the 2nd Test in Galle. Mathews was awarded a memento to commemorate his 100th Test appearance for Sri Lanka.

Sensational Feat

Mathews made his international debut in 2008, in an ODI against Zimbabwe in Harare. He didn’t have a promising start to his career but eventually, turned out to be a remarkable all-rounder.

International entry

So far, he has played 218 ODIs, 99 Tests and 78 T20Is, scoring 5835, 6876 and 1148 runs, respectively, including 13 tons in the longest format and 3 in ODIs.

Track Record

Let's have a look at the list of all players to have completed a century of Test matches for Sri Lanka beside Mathews.

100 Test Chronicle

Jayawardene played 149 Test matches and scored 11,814 runs at an average of 49.84 loaded with 34 centuries and 50 half centuries against his name.

Mahela Jayawardene

Played 134 Tests, former Sri Lanka captain sangakkara has 12400 runs at an average of 57.40. He smashes 38 tons and 53 half-centuries.

Kumar Sangakkara

The legendary spinner played 133 matches and scalped 800 wickets at an brilliant bowling average of 22.72. Murali has 67 five-wicket hauls in his bag.

Muthiah Muralidaran

The left arm pacer dismissed 355 batters in his Test career of 111 matches. He had an average of 29.58 and 12 five-fers.

Chaminda Vaas

The revolutionary batter played 110 matches and amassed 6973 runs at an average of 40.07 with 14 hundreds and 31 fifties. Also, he scalped 98 wickets.

Sanath Jayasuriya

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