Dhammika Prasad Profile

Dhammika Prasad
Full Name: Kariyawasam Tirana Gamage Dhammika Prasad
Birth date: May 30, 1983
Age: 38
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
- 0/42 India Legends21 Mar,2021 DT20
- 0/9 South Africa Legends19 Mar,2021 DT20
- 0/6 England Legends14 Mar,2021 DT20
- 2/22 Bangladesh Legends10 Mar,2021 DT20
- 1/14 South Africa Legends08 Mar,2021 DT20
- 0/36 West Indies Legends06 Mar,2021 DT20
0 1/33 Galle Gladiators07 Dec,2020 DT20
7 0/24 Dambulla Viiking01 Dec,2020 DT20
7, 1 4/34, 1/38 West Indies22 Oct,2015 TEST
13 2/38, 2/28 West Indies14 Oct,2015 TEST

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 254764712.8600
ODI 211293121.5000
IT20 100-00

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 25721.126987535.97
ODI 23162.19592933.07
IT20 13370-

Recent Awards

Man Of MatchDate
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd Test Match 2015 25/06/2015

Last Series Played

Road Safety World Series 2021
LPL 2020 - Lanka Premier League T20
England vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2016
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Test Series 2015
Sri Lanka vs West Indies Test Series 2015
Team Squad
Dushmantha Chameera Binura Fernando
Lahiru Kumara Wanindu Hasaranga
Ashen Bandara Chamika Karunaratne
Dhananjaya Lakshan Akila Dananjaya
Ramesh Mendis Minod Bhanuka

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