Dhammika Prasad

Dhammika Prasad
Full Name: Kariyawasam Tirana Gamage Dhammika Prasad
Birth date: May 30, 1983
Age: 39 years
Hometown: Ragama
City: Ragama
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: Right Hand Batsman
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium Fast Bowler
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Kariyawasam Tirana Gamage Dhammika Prasad was born on 30th May 1983 in Ragama in Sri Lanka. Prasad is a right hand batsman and bowls right arm fast medium balls. Dhammika received his formal education at De Mazenod College in Kandana. Prasad is a top order batsman.

Career Highlights:
  • Prasad played his first First-Class match in 2001-2002
  • His first List A debut was in 2002-2003
  • His first One Day International was against Bangladesh on 25th February 2006 at Chittagong. Prasad picked up 2 wickets and Sri Lanka won the match.
  • Prasad debuted in Test cricket versus India on 8th August 2008
  • He played his first T20I versus Australia on 6th of August 2011. Prasad couldn’t pick up any wicket though Sri Lanka won the match by 35 runs.

After Prasad’s initial breakthrough, he was kept off the game for a period of more than six months. After which he went on to be a part of the A squad. After some consistence performances he was the test captain against India in August 2008. He picked up 5 wickets in the match.

Prasad initially began his cricketing career as a batsman and used to come out onto the pitch at number 3. However, later he was forced to alter to bowling, that too fast paced. This was due to the unavailability of any bowler to bowl the new ball at De Mazenod College.

Dhammika has represented Basnahira North, Sri Lanka A, Kandurata Maroons, Sri Lanka Schools XI, Sinhalese Sports Club, De Mazenod College and the national team of Sri Lanka. He has one sibling N Kariyawasam. Dhammika had won a six month long scholarship for his stay in England.

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
1 0/46 India Capitals2022-10-05 DT20
0 0/31 India Legends2022-10-01 DT20
- 1/26 Bangladesh Legends2022-09-27 DT20
- 0/42 India Legends2021-03-21 DT20
- 0/9 South Africa Legends2021-03-19 DT20
- 0/6 England Legends2021-03-14 DT20
- 2/22 Bangladesh Legends2021-03-10 DT20
- 1/14 South Africa Legends2021-03-08 DT20
- 0/36 West Indies Legends2021-03-06 DT20
0 1/33 Galle Gladiators2020-12-07 DT20

Statistictics by year


Batting Statistics

 MatInnsOutNORunsHSAveBPSR200s100s50s4s6sCtSt
TEST 25393724764712.8688853.6000053861
ODI 2112661293121.5014688.360009310
IT20 100000-0-0000000

Bowling Statistics

 MatInnsOversMORunsWktsAveEcoSRExt4wkts5wkts10wktsBBIBBM
TEST 2544721.19626987535.973.8457.7785105/508/169
ODI 2323162.139592933.076.0133.5370003/463/46
IT20 1130370-12.33-00000/370/37

Awards

Player of the MatchDate
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd Test Match 2015 2015-06-25

Last Series Played

Legends League Cricket 2022 Season 2
Road Safety World Series 2022
Road Safety World Series 2021
LPL 2020 - Lanka Premier League T20
England vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2016
Team Squad
Pathum Nissanka Wanindu Hasaranga
Charith Asalanka Kusal Mendis
Dunith Wellalage Maheesh Theekshana
Pramod Madushan Ashen Bandara
Dhananjaya Lakshan Dinesh Chandimal

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