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Dhammika Prasad Biography

Kariyawasam Tirana Gamage Dhammika Prasad is a Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a right-arm fast-medium bowler. He has represented Sri Lanka in Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 cricket and played domestic cricket for the Sinhalese Sports Club and Basnahira North. He became a fast bowler in his late teens and played in the 2002 Under-19 World Cup. In February 2006, he was called up to Sri Lanka's ODI and Test squads for a tour of Bangladesh after bowling at an average of less than 23 runs per wicket in domestic first class cricket. He made his ODI debut on the tour, taking 2/29 in a 78-run win over Bangladesh in Chittagong. He made his trest debut in August 2008, taking five wickets over both innings of the third Test of India's tour of Sri Lanka. In 2010, he played in one Test against India and another against the West Indies, failing to take any wickets on either occasion. In June 2011, Prasad was recalled to Sri Lanka's ODI squad for the tour of England and Scotland. He made his international Twenty20 debut against Australia.

Dhammika Prasad Latest News & Articles

Quo Vadis, Sri Lanka?
Quo Vadis, Sri Lanka?
Sri Lankan cricket is a blind man, stumbling from tour to tour, bumping into losses and collapsing at every turn. What now?
Stats: Mitchell Starc breaks the record for most number of wickets in the first over of an innings
Stats: Mitchell Starc breaks the record for most number of wickets in the first over of an innings
Mitchell Starc produced a fine spell of fast bowling on Day 1 of the WACA Test.
Angelo Mathews cites heavy workload as the reason behind Sri Lanka's injury troubles
Angelo Mathews cites heavy workload as the reason behind Sri Lanka's injury troubles
Skipper calls for renewed focus ahead of the second Test against Australia
Sri Lanka vs Australia: 5 reasons why Australia can redeem themselves in the subcontinent
Sri Lanka vs Australia: 5 reasons why Australia can redeem themselves in the subcontinent
The team is well-balanced and are brimming with confidence as they head into the first Test match.
Sanath Jayasuriya pleads helplessness as Sri Lanka struggle with injuries
Sanath Jayasuriya pleads helplessness as Sri Lanka struggle with injuries
Jayasuriya blamed too much international cricket for the recent injury crisis in Sri Lanka cricket.
Shaminda Eranga suspended from bowling after ICC finds his action illegal
Shaminda Eranga suspended from bowling after ICC finds his action illegal
Eranga was reported for suspect bowling action during the 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and England.
Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga hospitalised over heart ailment
Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga hospitalised over heart ailment
Sri Lanka are already without the services of Dhammika Prasad and Dushmantha Chameera and Eranga's absence will prove a major blow.
Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford concerned by lack of pacers in the team
Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford concerned by lack of pacers in the team
Sri Lanka's pace department has been hampered by the injuries sustained by two quick bowlers while another got reported for suspect action.
Kusal Perera replaces injured Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lankan Test squad
Kusal Perera replaces injured Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lankan Test squad
Wicket keeping batsman Kusal Perera replaces injured seamer Dhammika Prasad in Sri Lankan Test squad
England v Sri Lanka, 2014: One of the most underrated Test series
England v Sri Lanka, 2014: One of the most underrated Test series
A look back at one of the most thrilling Test series of all time
The lack of proper game plans hurting Sri Lanka
The lack of proper game plans hurting Sri Lanka
What Sri Lanka needs to do to get back to winning ways is doing the 'thinking part' better.
Top 10 wicket-takers in Test cricket in 2015
Top 10 wicket-takers in Test cricket in 2015
Indian off-spinner R Ashwin tops the list
Top 10 Test Bowlers of the Year 2015
Top 10 Test Bowlers of the Year 2015
A look at the best Test bowlers of 2015
Nigel Llong removed from third umpire duty
Nigel Llong removed from third umpire duty
Umpire Nigel Llong will not feature as the third umpire in the upcoming New Zealand-Sri Lanka series
Dhammika Prasad injured, uncapped Fernando called in as replacement
Dhammika Prasad injured, uncapped Fernando called in as replacement
Dhammika Prasad to miss New Zealand tour, Fernando called as replacement
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