5 Dushmantha Chameera

Dushmantha Chameera cricket player
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Sri Lankan expresses fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera plays all three formats for the National Team. With his sheer speed, the 6-foot-tall bowler impressed in the domestic circuit. In 2015, he made his international debut as a national call-up. He was one of 33 cricketers offered a central contract by Sri Lanka Cricket in May 2018. Injuries have hindered his career.

Dhusmantha Chameera Bio

Full Name Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera
Nick Name Dushmantha Chameera/Chamee
Place of Birth Ragama  Sri-Lanka
Date of Birth January 11, 1992
Age 30 Years
Batting Style Right Handed Bat
Bowling Style Right Arm Fast
Role in Team Fast Bowler
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Hometown Ragama  Sri-Lanka
Religion Christianity

Net worth

Salary $ 62,750 approx.
Net Worth $1 – $ 5 million Approximately

Physical Measurements

Height 1.82 m
Weight 60 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Chest 39 Inches
Biceps 13 Inches
Waist 30 Inches

Dhushmantha Chameera Family

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Marital Status Married
Wife Dilrukshi
Girlfriend None
Son None
Daughter None
Siblings Lassani Dassa

Teams Played for

Sri-Lanka Nagenahira Nagas Rajasthan Royals
Galle Sri-Lanka A Colombo
Colombo Kings Delhi Bulls SBP XI
Colombo Stars Royal Challengers Bangalore Lucknow Super Giants
Galle Gladiators

Facts

Favorite Color Not Known
Favorite Food Not Known
Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Singers Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Holiday Destinations Not Known
Hobbies Reading Novels, Trekking, Fishing, Travelling, and Playing the Guitar
Favorite Cricketers Not Known
Favorite Brand Not Known
Favorite Bowler Brett Lee
Favorite Cricket Ground Not Known
Favorite Commentators Not Known
Favorite Shot Not Known
Favorite Dress Not Known
Favorite Team to play against Not Known
T20I Cap Number 59
ODI Cap Number 162
Test Cap Number 129
Does He Smoke? Not Known
Does He Drink? Not Known
Languages he spoke Tamil and Sinhala

Education

He has studied till college level at Maris Stella College Negombo. He got his school education from Harischandra Vidyalaya, Negombo.

Career

Chameera was named to Colombo’s squad for the 2017-18 Super Four Provincial Tournament in March 2018. The following month, he was also named to Colombo’s Team for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.

During the 2018 SLC T20 League, Chameera was named in Galle’s squad. In March 2019, he was named to Galle’s Team for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament. Colombo Kings selected him for the inaugural Lanka Premier League in October 2020. In January 2018, he was acquired by the Rajasthan Royals at the 2018 IPL auction. However, he was injured during the first few weeks of the tournament.

For the second phase of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE, Chameera was selected for Royal Challengers Bangalore in August 2021. Following the player’s draft for the Lanka Premier League in November 2021, he was chosen to play for the Colombo Stars.

As part of the 2022 Indian Premier League auction, he was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants. In July 2022, he was signed by the Galle Gladiators for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.

International Cricket

Chameera, a right-arm fast bowler, made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against New Zealand on January 29, 2015[14]. He bowled Ross Taylor in his first over and dismissed Grant Elliott as Sri Lanka won.

Chameera was selected for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup but did not play in the first few matches. In their last pool A game, Sri Lanka picked him for the squad against Scotland, where he took three wickets for 51 runs. Sri Lanka won the game.

In June 2015, Chameera made his Test debut against Pakistan. It was his 129th Test cap for Sri Lanka. His first Test wicket came when he bowled Zulfiqar Babar for five runs. In the second innings of the exact match, he took three wickets to lead Sri Lanka to victory, finishing with figures of 4/76 in 28.5 overs in both innings.

After suffering a side strain in the match, he was ruled out of the third Test. He made his Twenty20 International debut against the West Indies on November 9, 2015.

As part of Sri Lanka Cricket’s national contract awarding scheme for the 2018-19 season in May 2018, Chameera was one of 33 cricketers. In May 2021, in the third match against Bangladesh, Chameera took his first five-wicket haul in an ODI match.

He was also named man of the match. On September 7, 2021, Chameera made an impressive opening bowling performance in the third ODI against South Africa. Ultimately, Sri Lanka won by 78 runs, and Chameera was named man of the match. Later that same month, Chameera was named to Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

As a result of his no-ball against Australia at the T20 World Cup, the press described it as “one of the worst deliveries of all time,” “worst balls bowled,” and “one of the filthiest balls you will ever witness.”

T20I

He made his T20I debut against West Indies 2015 at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium. He has played 50 T20I matches until now, taking 48 wickets at an average of 30.27 and with an economy rate of 8.14. He is currently ranked at number 18 in the ICC T20I Bowlers Rankings.

ODI

He got his chance to play ODI cricket vs. New Zealand at Sky Stadium in 2015. He has been allowed to represent Sri Lanka in 42 matches until now, and he has managed to take 44 wickets at an average of 35.84 and with an economy rate of 5.42. He is currently ranked at 27 in the ICC ODI Bowlers Rankings.

Test

He played his first match against Pakistan at P Sara Oval in 2015. Until now, he has played 12 games, and in the 21 innings of those matches, he has taken 32 wickets at an average of 41.32. He is more known for his new ball Swinging and Furious spells

IPL

He has played his first match in the IPL 2022 edition against Gujarat Titans at the Wankhede Stadium. He was given chances in 12 games, and in those games, he managed to bag nine wickets at an average of 42.67 and with an economy rate of 8.73.

Awards

In the annual ICC Awards in January 2022, Chameera was included in the ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year for 2021.

FAQ’s

Who is Dhushmantha Chameera?

A Sri-Lankan Cricketer

Which Team does Dhushmantha Chameera play for in the IPL?

Luck now, Super Giants

Is Dhushmantha Chameera Married?

Yes

Who is the wife of Dushmantha Chameera?

Dilrukshi

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