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3 best knocks of Angelo Mathews in his ODI career

June 4, 2021

Written By,

Ankit Seth

Angelo Mathews is undoubtedly one of the most underrated all-rounders in the ODI format. In 218 matches in his ODI career, Mathews amassed a total of 5835 runs. The 34-year-old also scalped a total of 120 wickets in his ODI career. Over the years, Angelo Mathews put up some brilliant performances with the bat for Sri Lanka in the ODI format. That said, here are the 3 best knocks of Angelo Mathews in the ODI format:

3. 139* vs India (2014)

Mathews batted brilliantly against India in an ODI match back in 2014. In just 116 balls, Mathews racked up an impressive 139 runs in total. His unbeaten innings of 139 featured a total of 6 boundaries and 10 sixes in total. Unfortunately, Mathews’s innings came at a losing cause. India needed to chase a total of 287 to win the ODI match. In the end, Sri Lanka lost the match by 3 wickets and with 8 balls left to play.

2. 77* vs Australia (2010)

Angelo Mathews ran a riot against Australia in an ODI match back in 2010. In just 91 balls, Mathews smashed an impressive 77 runs in total. His unbeaten knock of 77 featured a total of one boundary. Sri Lanka needed to chase a total of 240 to win the ODI match. In the end, Sri Lanka went on to win the match by 1 wicket and with 34 balls left to play.

1. 80* vs Pakistan (2012)

Mathews was unplayable against Pakistan in an ODI match back in 2012. In just 76 balls, Mathews smashed a total of 80 runs. His unbeaten knock of 80 featured a total of 4 boundaries and 2 huge sixes. Batting first, Pakistan posted a total of 247 on the board. Hence, Sri Lanka needed to chase a total of 248 to win the match. In the end, Sri Lanka went on to win the match with 2 wickets in hand and 2 balls left to play.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth