Angelo Mathews Height, Weight, Age, Family, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Angelo Mathews

Real NameAngelo Davis Mathews
NicknameKaluwa, Angie
ProfessionSri Lankan Cricketer (All-rounder)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 32 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
International DebutTest- 4 July 2009 vs Pakistan in Galle
ODI:- 28 November 2008 vs Zimbabwe in Harare
T20- 8 June 2009 vs Australia in Nottingham
Coach/ MentorNot Known
Jersey Number69 (Sri Lanka)
Domestic/ State TeamsKolkata Knight Riders, Pune Warriors India, Nagenahira Nagas, Delhi Daredevils, Basnahira North, Brothers Union, Delhi Daredevils
Batting StyleRight Handed Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Records/ Achievements• In November 2010, Mathews along with Lasith Malinga recorded the highest ninth wicket partnership of 132 runs, wherein, himself scored 77 not out.
• Sri Lankan team recorded most number of wins in ODI in 2014 under Mathew's leadership. They won 20 out of total 32 matches, with the winning percentage of 62.50.
• While playing the last pool match of 2015 ICC World Cup against Scotland in March 2015, he scored a half-century off just 20 balls, thus becoming the only Sri Lankan to do so in any of the World Cups.
• After taking his 100th ODI wicket in July 2015, he became only the fourth Sri Lankan all-rounder to do so with more than 3000 runs to his name.
Career Turning PointHis mighty strike rate in the domestic cricket made him play for the national cricket team.
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 June 1987
Age (as in 2017)30 Years
Birth PlaceColombo, Sri Lanka
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalitySri Lankan
HometownColombo, Sri Lanka
SchoolNot Known
College/ UniversitySt. Joseph's College, Colombo
Educational QualificationNot Known
FamilyFather- Tyronne Mathews
Mother- Monica Mathews
Brother- Elaine Melinda
Sister- Trevin Mathew
ReligionChristianity (Roman Catholic)
HobbiesListening to music
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChicken, Sri Lankan Samosa
Favourite BeverageCold Coffee
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Heshani Silva
Wife/SpouseHeshani Silva (m.2013)
Angelo Mathews with his wife
ChildrenSon- 1
Daughter- N/A
Money Factor
SalaryLKR 6.5 Laks/ per match
Net Worth Not Known

 Angelo Mathews bowlingSome Lesser Known Facts About Angelo Mathews

  • Does Angelo Mathews smoke: Not Known
  • Does Angelo Mathews drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Mathews is an alumnus of the St Joseph’s college, Colombo, the same college in which former Sri Lankan pacer Chaminda Vaas studied. He is the first JosJosephian to be appointed a captain of the national team.
  • He was just 25 when given the charge of Sri Lankan test side, thus becoming the youngest Sri Lankan captain for the format.
  • He has been known for his batting more than bowling, but he once stunned everyone when he bowled 6 of the 10 players of India out conceding just 20 runs which left India with 168 odd runs.
  • Pune Warriors bought him for IPL 2012 season for $950,000.
  • In 2015, he was sold to Delhi Daredevils at a price tag of INR 7.5 Crore.
  • Delhi Daredevils bought Mathews in February 2017 for INR 2 Crore.
  • Mathews joined the company of Moeen Ali, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth, and Jeetan Patel when he was named one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2015.
  • As of March 2017, Mathews has just one ODI century which came against India.