All The Details of Binura Fernando: The Sri Lankan Player Biography

Chaminda Vaas is arguably one of the greatest Sri Lankan fast bowlers of all time. Since he retired, Sri Lanka has not produced a left-arm sprinter that can be consistent at the highest level of the game.

As many experts confirm, Binura Fernando seems to be the answer Sri Lanka has been longing for.

The 6ft 6in ladder hails from the Sri Lankan capital and is known for its ability to add an extra bounce to any wicket. Aside from his ability to swing in both directions, tempo changes, slow gorillas and Yorkers are what make him a bowler to be reckoned with. He had the great honor of sharing a dressing room with the likes of Mahela Jayawardene, Kumara Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, and Rangana Herath. She was part of The Sri Lankan Squad that participated in the Jayawardene farewell test.

His impressive show came at the 2014 U19 World Cup, helping him secure a place in the testing streak against Pakistan in 2014. However, he is still pending his debut in testing and ODIs. Binura Fernando’s old wish was finally fulfilled when he was offered the opportunity to represent his country in the shorter version of the game. He made his T20I debut against Pakistan in 2015 and had managed 3 wickets in the 2-game T20I series.

International Cricket Career for Binura Fernando

Binura Fernando
Credit – (The Indian Express)

In July 2015, he was picked to Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 International (T20I) team for a series against Pakistan. On July 30, 2015, he made his T20I debut. He bowled Shahid Afridi for his first international wicket. He was picked to Sri Lanka’s One Day International (ODI) squad for their series against Bangladesh in May 2021. On May 28, 2021, he made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against Bangladesh. Fernando was picked as one of four reserve players in Sri Lanka’s team for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in September 2021.

Biography of Binura Fernando

Full NameBinura Fernando
Height and WeightHeight-198 CM and Weight-70 KG
Current Age 26 Years Olds
ProfessionProfessional Cricketer
International Cricket Debut ODI– On on28th May 2021 against Bangladesh at Sher-e- Bangla Stadium Test-Not Played T2OI-On 30th July 2015against Pakistan at R. Premadasa Stadium
First-class/Domestic teamsSri Lanka, Ruhuna Reds, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, Dambulla, Jaffna Stallions
Mother’s nameNot Known
Father’s nameNot Known
Brother’s NameNot Known
Sister’s NameNot Known
Wife/Spouse Unmarried
Hobbies Watching films, playing football  and badminton with friends on holidays
Favorite player of Binura FernandoMahela Jayawardene, Chaminda Vaas, Wasim Akram
Name of College Binura Fernandowent DS Senanayake College, Colombo
Date of Birth and Place12th July 1995  
ReligionChristianity
NationalitySri Lankan
Zodiac SignCancer
EthnicityChristianity
NicknameBinura
Children0
Jersey No.71
Coach/MentorNot Known

Achievements of Binura Fernando

Representing Sri Lanka in T20 World Cup 2021

Played U19 World Cup for Sri Lanka

Net Worth of Binura Fernando

He has around 1.5 USD. He earns all this from Sri Lanka board salaries, contracts with various franchises, and endorsements.

Career Stats of Binura Fernando-As a Batter

MatchesT2OI- Matches-5 Innings-2Test Matches-0 Innings-0ODI Matches-4 Innings-3T20s Matches-52 Innings-27
Runs28026217
Average28.0008.6710.85
Strike Rate107.69072.22104.32
50s/100s/200s0/0/00/0/00/0/00/0

Career Stats of Binura Fernando-As a Bowler

MatchesT2OI- Matches-5 Innings-5Test Matches-0 Innings-0ODI Matches-4 Innings-3T20s Matches-52 Innings-51
Wickets60268
Average23.50068.017.95
Economy8.2905.376.93
5W/10W00/00/00/0

Social Media Accounts Binura Fernando

  1. https://twitter.com/binura_71?lang=en
  2. https://m.facebook.com/binura.fernando1?ref=bookmarks
  3. https://www.instagram.com/binuraf/?hl=en

Lesser known Facts of Binura Fernando

He made his debut in International Cricket in 2015 and Shahid Afridi was his first wicket. He also played in the U19 Sri Lankan team.

FAQ

Does Binura Fernando have Girlfriend?

He is enjoying his single status and isn’t in a relationship with anybody.

Is Binura Fernando playing in the ongoing T20I World Cup 2021?

Absolutely, He is a good bowler for the Sri Lankan team. He played the first match for his country in Super 12.

Does Binura Fernando Smoke and Drink?

It is not available in the circle.

Why Binura Fernando was absent for 5 years on the Sri Lankan team?

Due to his injury and lack of consistency he was not on the national team.