Dushmantha Chameera Biography and Career
Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who plays for all three formats for the national team, and plays domestically for Nondescripts Cricket Club. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, games and family of Dushmantha Chameera so read the article till the end.
Short biography of Dushmantha Chameera
He was born on 11 January 1992. He made his international debut for Sri Lanka in January 2015.
In March 2018, Dushmantha Chameera was named in Colombo’s squad for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament. The following month, he was also named in Colombo’s squad for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.
In August 2018, Chameera was named in Galle’s squad the 2018 SLC T20 League. In March 2019, he was named in Galle’s squad for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament.
In October 2020, he was drafted by the Colombo Kings for the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League. In January 2018, he was bought by the Rajasthan Royals in the 2018 IPL auction. However, he missed the first weeks of the tournament with a back injury.
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Dushmantha Chameera is an international cricketer and he played so many games for country, state and clubs this biography article is incomplete without talking about his career. So here you will gain info about his achievements and life story.
In August 2021, Chameera was included in the Royal Challengers Bangalore squad for the second phase of the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) in the UAE. In November 2021, he was selected to play for the Colombo Stars following the players’ draft for the 2021 Lanka Premier League.
In February 2022, he was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. In July 2022, he was signed by the Galle Gladiators for the third edition of the Lanka Premier League.
In May 2018, Chameera was one of 33 cricketers to be awarded a national contract by Sri Lanka Cricket ahead of the 2018–19 season. In May 2021, in the third match against Bangladesh, Chameera took his first five-wicket haul in an ODI match and he was also the man of the match in the same match.
In the third ODI against South Africa on 7 September 2021, Dushmantha Chameera made an impressive match winning opening bowling performance. Finally, Sri Lanka won by 78 runs and Chameera adjudged man of the match as well. Later the same month, Chameera was named in Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
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Random biography facts and FAQs about Dushmantha Chameera
His no-ball in a game against Australia in the T20 World Cup was described by the press as “a contender for one of the worst deliveries of all-time”, “worst ball bowled”, and “one of the filthiest balls you will ever witness”.
How fast is Dushmantha Chameera?
Capable of consistently hitting speeds of over 140 kph, coaches believe he had become the quickest bowler in the country by 23.
Is Dushmantha Chameera injured?
Dushmantha Chameera out of T20 World Cup 2022 with calf injury, Pramod Madushan to sit out of Netherlands game.
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