Dushmantha Chameera      

Full name Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera

Born January 11, 1992, Ragama

Current age 24 years 29 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Nagenahira Nagas, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Yaal Blazers

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Maris Stella College

Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 7 1 40 14 6.66 137 29.19 0 0 7 0 1 0
ODIs 9 5 3 36 13* 18.00 56 64.28 0 0 3 0 2 0
T20Is 4 1 1 3 3* - 4 75.00 0 0 0 0 2 0
First-class 28 28 12 133 14 8.31 377 35.27 0 0 20 0 8 0
List A 37 17 14 66 13* 22.00 111 59.45 0 0 4 1 8 0
Twenty20 23 5 4 17 7* 17.00 18 94.44 0 0 0 2 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 8 761 509 18 5/47 9/115 28.27 4.01 42.2 1 1 0
ODIs 9 9 301 349 10 3/51 3/51 34.90 6.95 30.1 0 0 0
T20Is 4 4 77 126 4 2/14 2/14 31.50 9.81 19.2 0 0 0
First-class 28 48 3484 2333 75 5/42 9/115 31.10 4.01 46.4 4 3 0
List A 37 34 1288 1242 38 4/35 4/35 32.68 5.78 33.8 1 0 0
Twenty20 23 22 444 540 21 4/26 4/26 25.71 7.29 21.1 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS), Jun 25-29, 2015 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton, Dec 18-21, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Jan 29, 2015 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v West Indies at Pallekele, Nov 9, 2015 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Feb 5-7, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Hamilton, Dec 18-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Dec 15, 2012 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Mount Maunganui, Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira Cricket Dundee v Nagenahira Nagas at Pallekele, Aug 17, 2012 scorecard
Last Twenty20 India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/14 Sri Lanka v India Pune 9 Feb 2016 T20I # 496
0/28 Guardians v Commandos Colombo (RPS) 5 Feb 2016 T20
2/20 Guardians v Kurunegala W Colombo (RPS) 3 Feb 2016 T20
0/30 Guardians v Crusaders Colombo (RPS) 30 Jan 2016 T20
1/31 Guardians v Kurunegala W Colombo (RPS) 27 Jan 2016 T20
4/26 Guardians v Commandos Colombo (RPS) 26 Jan 2016 T20
7*, 1/31 Nondescripts v Tamil Union Colombo (RPS) 23 Jan 2016 T20
1/21 Nondescripts v Ragama Colombo (Colts) 21 Jan 2016 T20
2/32 Nondescripts v Sinhalese Colombo (PSS) 20 Jan 2016 T20
0/46 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 10 Jan 2016 T20I # 476
Profile

Tall, slim and slippery, Dushmantha Chameera arrived at NCC in 2012, and was quickly marked out as a bowler for the future. First among his virtues is pace, generated from a slightly round-arm action that sacrifices movement. Capable of consistently hitting speeds of over 140 kph, coaches believe he had become the quickest bowler in the country by 23. He had played only a handful of games in his first two seasons, but came into his own in NCC's 2013-14 championship run, claiming 32 first-class cricket at 21.18.

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Feb 9, 2016

Dushmantha Chameera celebrates a wicket, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016

Dushmantha Chameera celebrates a wicket

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Feb 9, 2016

Dushmantha Chameera took a sharp catch at mid-off to dismiss Rohit Sharma, India v Sri Lanka, 1st T20, Pune, February 9, 2016

Dushmantha Chameera took a sharp catch at mid-off to dismiss Rohit Sharma

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Dec 31, 2015

Dushmantha Chameera ran Mitchell Santner out for 38, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Nelson, December 31, 2015

Dushmantha Chameera ran Mitchell Santner out for 38

© Associated Press

Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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