Akshu Fernando is a 25 year old Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays for Ragama Cricket Club.
He was selected for the 2010 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand. He went on to make 16 appearances for the under 19s, playing against such stars as Joe Root and Mitch Marsh. He made his List A debut for Panadura Sports Club in 2009. He has gone on to make 30 first class appearances scoring 737 runs at 21.05, with a high score of 94.
Fernando has impressive stats in his previous stints in the UK representing Balderton CC (Nottinghamshire) and Guildford City (Surrey Championship).
On Behalf of OICCC we would like to say a big thanks to Rob Ashwell from Ace Cricket Exchange for securing Akshu's services for the forthcoming season. We would also like to wish Akshu all the best for his first season with OICCC.