Athira Arachchige Dona Ama KanchanaBowler
National SideSri Lanka
Date of Birth07-04-1991
Place of BirthNegombo,Srilanka
Batting StyleRight-hand Bat
Ama Kanchana is a Sri Lanka cricketer who plays as a bowler. A strike bowler for her team featuring in most matches, Ama made her One Day International (ODI) debut against South Africa on October 15, 2014.
After that, her progress graph started improving which led her to become the strike bowler of the team marked with an ability to break useful partnerships. Together with Siriwardene, the two form potent strengths for the Lankan attack. Ama Kanchana may not be the most economical bowler but her abilities to take wickets at crucial stages make her a useful asset. Playing as a bowler, her batting abilities are also technically sound and often come in handy.
Along with Eshani Kaushalya, she holds the record for the highest eighth-wicket partnership in a Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I)- with 39 runs. A talented player, she will do the team a world of good by improving her bowling figures.
- February 22, 2020
New Zealand started their T20 World Cup campaign on a winning note defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets at WACA in Perth on Saturday (February 22). It was yet again Sophie Devine who starred for New Zealand with an unbeaten 75. The big-hitting batter brought her sixth fifty-plus score in the process and was well
- February 8, 2020
Sri Lanka’s squad for the T20WorldCup 2020 looks weak but can Chamari Atapattu lead her team to some wins? Watch Ananya Upendran and Sudarshanan S discuss Sri Lanka Squad heading into the World Cup
- October 2, 2019
Records tumbled at North Sydney Oval as Australia demolished Sri Lanka in the third and final T20I to beat them a whopping margin of 132 runs on Wednesday (October 2). The hosts thus whitewashed Sri Lanka to clinch the series 3-0. Alyssa Healy scored her maiden T20I ton off just 61 balls. Healy thus broke
- September 30, 2019
Australia thumped Sri Lanka by nine wickets with 62 balls to spare in the second T20I at North Sydney Oval on Monday (September 30) to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Following a rare failure in the first T20I, Australia’s bowlers came back strongly in the second match to help restrict Sri