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Dhammika Prasad      

Full name Kariyawasam Tirana Gamage Dhammika Prasad

Born May 30, 1983, Ragama

Current age 32 years 66 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, De Mazenod College, Kandurata Maroons, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Schools XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Education De Mazenod College, Kandana

Relation Brother - N Kariyawasam

Kariyawasam Tirana Gamage Dhammika Prasad
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 20 30 1 414 47 14.27 766 54.04 0 0 46 8 5 0
ODIs 24 12 6 129 31* 21.50 146 88.35 0 0 9 3 1 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 103 123 13 2104 103* 19.12 3350 62.80 1 8 28 0
List A 91 47 15 474 31* 14.81 0 0 15 0
Twenty20 14 11 5 48 17* 8.00 60 80.00 0 0 1 2 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 20 34 3388 2206 51 5/50 7/135 43.25 3.90 66.4 1 1 0
ODIs 24 24 1015 976 32 3/17 3/17 30.50 5.76 31.7 0 0 0
T20Is 1 1 18 37 0 - - - 12.33 - 0 0 0
First-class 103 13385 8345 291 6/25 28.67 3.74 45.9 16 6 1
List A 91 3785 3162 115 4/39 4/39 27.49 5.01 32.9 1 0 0
Twenty20 14 13 240 310 14 3/21 3/21 22.14 7.75 17.1 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS), Aug 8-11, 2008 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 3-7, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, Feb 25, 2006 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Jan 25, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I Sri Lanka v Australia at Pallekele, Aug 6, 2011 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 3-7, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Jan 25, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sinhalese Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (CCC), Feb 28, 2007 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Udarata Rulers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 3/78, 0, 1/65 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
3/43, 35, 4/92 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 25 Jun 2015 Test # 2168
0, 3/91, 2, 0/10 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 17 Jun 2015 Test # 2167
- Sri Lanka v South Africa Christchurch 9 Feb 2015 Other OD
2/59, 2 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 25 Jan 2015 ODI # 3590
0/30 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 17 Jan 2015 ODI # 3580
2/50, 11, 1/102, 6 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 3 Jan 2015 Test # 2155
1/62, 18, 4, 0/17 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2151
1/17 Sri Lankans v NZ Chairman Queenstown 21 Dec 2014 Other
5*, 0/24 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 10 Dec 2014 ODI # 3565
Profile

A promising career with the national team looked certain when Dhammika Prasad took two wickets in as many balls in his first over of his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2006. He went on to play two more matches before his career was cut short by a back injury which kept him out of the game for six months. Having recovered, he was selected for the Sri Lanka A tour to England in 2007 where he hoped to perform well and regain his place in the national team. What may have helped him in this quest was his ability to bowl at the death in ODIs, having worked hard to develop subtle variations including a good yorker. Consistent performances on the domestic front earned him a first Test cap against India in August 2008 as Sri Lanka sought to add pace to their attack. He did not disappoint, taking five wickets in the match, including the wicket of India's best batsman, Virender Sehwag, in both innings.

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Jul 6, 2015

The Sri Lankans celebrate Dhammika Prasad's strike, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 4th day, July 6, 2015

The Sri Lankans celebrate Dhammika Prasad's strike

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Jul 4, 2015

Dhammika Prasad successfully appeals for the wicket of Shan Masood, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 2nd day, July 4, 2015

Dhammika Prasad successfully appeals for the wicket of Shan Masood

© AFP

Jun 28, 2015

Dhammika Prasad dismissed Sarfraz Ahmed for 16, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 4th day, June 28, 2015

Dhammika Prasad dismissed Sarfraz Ahmed for 16

© AFP

Country Fixtures Country Results
SL Board XI v Indians at Colombo (RPS)
Aug 6-8, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
1st Test: Sri Lanka v India at Galle
Aug 12-16, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (PSS)
Aug 20-24, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
3rd Test: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC)
Aug 28-Sep 1, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
TBA v Sri Lanka A at Lincoln
Oct 1-2, 2015
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