Batting style Right-handed
National side Sri Lanka
Date joined January 29, 2015
|Bowling style Right-arm Fast|
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Name Dushmantha Chameera
Odi shirt number 5
|Full name Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera|
Born 11 January 1992 (age 23) (1992-01-11) Ragama, Sri Lanka
Current teams Nondescripts Cricket Club (Bowler), Sri Lanka national cricket team
Test debut (cap 129) 3 July 2015 v Pakistan
Dushmantha Chameera grabs 3 wickets at the 5th ODI vs England
Dushmantha Chameera - 5/51
Pathira Vasan Dushmantha Chameera (born 11 January 1992), commonly Dushmantha Chameera, is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer who plays for all three international formats for Sri Lanka. A right hand fast bowler, Chameera bowls fast swinging balls generally around 145kmh.
- Dushmantha Chameera grabs 3 wickets at the 5th ODI vs England
- Dushmantha Chameera 551
- Early career
- International career
Chameera was educated at Maris Stella College, Negombo, and plays domestically for Nondescripts Cricket Club.
A right-arm fast bowler, Chameera made his ODI debut for Sri Lanka against New Zealand on 29 January 2015. He took his first international wicket in his first over when he bowled Ross Taylor, and he also dismissed Grant Elliott, with Sri Lanka winning the match.
Chameera was selected to the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, but did not take part in first few matches. He was picked for the squad against Sri Lanka's last pool A match against Scotland, where he took 3 wickets for 51 runs. Sri Lanka went on to win the match.
He made his Test debut against Pakistan in June 2015. He is the 129th Test cap for Sri Lanka. He took his first Test wicket when he bowled Zulfiqar Babar for 5 runs. In the second innings of the same match he guided Sri Lanka to the win by taking three wickets finishing with figures of 4/76 in 28.5 overs in both innings. He suffered a side-strain in the match and was ruled out of the third Test of the series.
He made his Twenty20 International debut for Sri Lanka against the West Indies on 9 November 2015.