IPL 2022: Dushmantha Chameera of LSG regains fitness ahead of the season. Chameera purchase by Lucknow Super Giants for INR two crore.
The Lucknow Super Giants are getting ready for their first season in the IPL 2022. However, they have suffered a major setback just days before the tournament begins. As England pacer Mark Wood ruled out after suffering an elbow injury during the first Test against the West Indies. A replacement has yet to be name.
Nonetheless, the new entrants can breathe a sigh of relief as another of their overseas bowlers. – Dushmantha Chameera – is set to be available for selection right from the start of the marquee tournament, which begins on March 26. Due to an ankle injury, the SL pacer did not play in the recently concluded two-match Test series against IND.
Dushmantha Chameera reportedly set to compete in the IPL 2022.
Chameera has regained fitness, according to ESPN cricinfo, and will be available for selection in the IPL 2022. While an ankle injury has kept him out of the longest format for several months. It has now been reveal that the promising bowler’s workload will be manage until the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia in October-November of this year. As a result, he will only play white-ball matches for the Lankan Lions.
Dushmantha Chameera was signed by LSG for INR 2 crore after a two-day mega auction in Bengaluru last month. After an aggressive bidding war with the Royal Challengers Bangalore. As a result, the Sri Lankan pace sensation will make his Indian Premier League debut. The 30-year-old is known for his raw pace and well-hidden yorkers, and he can be a very useful bowler both in the powerplay and in the death overs.
In the absence of Mark Wood, the onus will be on Chameera, along with West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder, Australia’s T20 World Cup-winning all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, India’s emerging pacer Avesh Khan, and others, to make the ball do the talking. On March 28, the Lucknow Super Giants will kick off their IPL 2022 campaign against the Gujarat Titans at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.