Chaminda Vaas

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Birthday
27, 1974
Birthplace
Sri Lanka
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
Sri Lanka

About

Retired cricketer widely considered the best fast bowler ever to come from Sri Lanka. He represented his native country at the Cricket World Cup four times from 1996 to 2007, scoring a hat trick in 2003.

Before Fame

He was born in Mattumagala, Sri Lanka and made his first-class debut with Colts Cricket Club in 1990.

Trivia

He is one of very few cricketers to have scored 3000 runs and taken 300 wickets in Test play during their careers.

Family Life

His full name is Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas. He married a woman named Wasana.

Associated With

He and Muttiah Muralitharan are the first two Sri Lankans to have taken 300 wickets in Test play.