Dushmantha Chameera

Country: Sri Lanka
Born: January 11, 1992, Ragama
Height: 6ft
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast
Playing role: Bowler

Dushmantha Chameera Bio

Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera, popularly known as Dushmantha Chameera, is a promising cricket player from Sri Lanka. Born on January 11, 1992, in the town of Mirigama, Chameera quickly caught the attention of cricket enthusiasts with his tall, slim, and slippery physique on the field. Standing at an impressive height, he possesses a well-built frame that has aided him in generating remarkable pace and becoming a vital asset to his team.

Chameera’s journey in professional cricket started in 2012 when he joined the prestigious Nondescripts Cricket Club (NCC) in Colombo. It didn’t take long for his potential to be recognized, and he was identified as a bowler with a bright future. One of his defining characteristics is his ability to generate incredible speed, often surpassing 140 kilometers per hour. This feature, combined with a slightly round-arm action, makes him an intimidating force against batsmen.

Despite playing only a few matches in his initial seasons, Chameera’s breakthrough came during NCC’s championship-winning campaign in the 2013-14 season. In this remarkable journey, he showcased his remarkable talent, claiming 32 wickets in first-class cricket at an impressive average of 21.18. This performance didn’t go unnoticed, and he gradually garnered attention from the national selectors.

Chameera’s hard work and dedication paid off when he earned a spot in Sri Lanka’s Test squad for the tour of New Zealand in 2014. Although he didn’t get the opportunity to make his Test debut during that tour, he impressed the selectors with his exceptional performance in the tour match. Subsequently, Chameera’s skills earned him a late call-up to Sri Lanka’s One-Day International (ODI) squad for the same tour.

It was during his ODI debut in Wellington that Chameera truly made his mark in international cricket. On his very first over, he dismissed the formidable Ross Taylor with a lethal 146kph delivery. This achievement not only highlighted his pace but also showcased his ability to perform under high-pressure situations. As a result, Chameera quickly became a regular member of the Sri Lankan national team.

Throughout his career, Chameera has exhibited continuous improvement and has developed into a reliable fast bowler for Sri Lanka. His contributions have been praised not only within the country but also by cricket enthusiasts and experts worldwide. With his raw pace and ability to trouble batsmen, he has become a valuable asset for Sri Lanka’s bowling attack.

Looking ahead, Chameera’s potential seems limitless. As he continues to refine his skills and gain more experience, his role within the Sri Lankan cricket team is likely to grow. With his pace, determination, and passion for the game, one can only expect greater achievements from the talented Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera in the years to come.

Dushmantha Chameera Career Stats

Dushmantha Chameera Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 12 21 2 104 22 5.47 342 30.4 0 0 13 0 5 0
T20Is 55 28 13 101 24* 6.73 113 89.38 0 0 9 1 11 0
ODIs 51 35 12 266 29 11.56 439 60.59 0 0 19 3 8 0
FC 42 47 14 236 28 7.15 648 36.41 0 0 33 0 14 0
List A 95 55 27 346 29 12.35 563 61.45 0 0 24 5 14 0
T20s 118 51 24 203 24* 7.51 210 96.66 0 0 16 7 25 0

Dushmantha Chameera Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 12 21 2022 1321 32 5/47 9/115 41.28 3.91 63.1 1 1 0
T20Is 55 55 1178 1588 55 4/17 4/17 28.87 8.08 21.4 1 0 0
ODIs 51 50 2115 1915 54 5/16 5/16 35.46 5.43 39.1 1 1 0
FC 42 69 5321 3529 97 5/42 9/115 36.38 3.97 54.8 4 3 0
List A 95 89 3672 3292 108 5/16 5/16 30.48 5.37 34 2 2 0
T20s 118 117 2492 3327 116 4/17 4/17 28.68 8.01 21.4 4 0 0

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