Dushmantha Chameera Biography, Wiki, Age, Career, Girlfriend, Net Worth & More

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Who is Dushmantha Chameera?

Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera (born 11 January 1992) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who plays for all three international formats for Sri Lanka, and plays domestically for Nondescripts Cricket Club. He made his international debut for Sri Lanka in January 2015.

Dushmantha Chameera Biography, Wiki

Dushmantha Chameera is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast bowler. He made his List A debut on 15 December 2012. He made his ODI debut on 29 January 2015. He plays for all three international formats for Sri Lanka and plays domestic cricket for NCC.

Dushmantha Chameera started his international career for Sri Lanka against New Zealand on 29 January 2015. In this match, he took his first wicket of Ross Taylor in his first over. He also dismissed Grant Elliott in the same match.

Besides such a good early cricket career, he got the opportunity to make his T20 debut for Sri Lanka against the West Indies.

Chameera also played the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup for Sri Lanka. In May 2018, he was one of 33 cricketers to be awarded a national contract by Sri Lanka Cricket ahead of the 2018–19 season.

Dushmantha Chameera Biography Wikipedia
Dushmantha Chameera
Full namePathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera
NicknameChamee
Father’s nameNot known
Mother’s nameNot known
SiblingsLassanai Dassa
DOB11.01.1992
BirthplaceRagama, Sri Lanka
Age (Till Now)29 Years
HometownRagama, Sri Lanka
CollegeMaris Stella College, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Marital statusMarried
Wife nameDilrukshi
Zodiac signCapricorn
NationalitySri Lankan

Dushmantha Chameera Career

Chameera’s cricketing career began with the Nondescripts Cricket Club. He has played over 80 matches in the domestic circuit and has taken close to 120 wickets at an average of 32.

Chameera made his ODI debut on January 29, 2015 against New Zealand. He bowled 8 overs at an economy rate of 7.50 and picked up two wickets. A 145 kmph delivery made Ross Taylor his first victim in international cricket and Sri Lanka went on to win the game by 34 runs.

Just five months later Chameera was handed a test cap against Pakistan. He picked up four wickets in the match which the islanders won by seven wickets.

The 26-year old’s best bowling figures in whites came against New Zealand on December 2015 at Hamilton where he ended with five wickets by giving 47 runs.

Chameera was ruled out of Sri Lanka’s tour to England in May 2016 due to a stress fracture in his lower back.

The pacer has not had any notable record to his name. He has played 39 international games with just 46 wickets at a not-so-great average. He did not have a great T20 series against India in 2017.

Some Interesting facts about Dushmantha Chameera:

  • He started playing proficient cricket at 11 years old.
  • He took his first international wicket in his first over when he bowled Ross Taylor.
  • He also dismissed Grant Elliott in the same match.
  • He is a right-hand bowler who can bowl at the speed of 145 kph.
  • He was getting motivation from the Australian cricketer Brett Lee.

Dushmantha Chameera FAQ’s

Who is Dushmantha Chameera?

Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera (born 11 January 1992) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who plays for all three international formats for Sri Lanka, and plays domestically for Nondescripts Cricket Club. He made his international debut for Sri Lanka in January 2015.

How old is Dushmantha Chameera?

Dushmantha Chameera is currently 29 years old.

Is Dushmantha Chameera married?

Yes, Dushmantha Chameera is married.

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