Chamari Atapattu continues to inspire young girls to take up sports

February 18, 2021 at 4:43 PM

Sri Lanka Women’s cricket team skipper Chamari Atapattu has encouraged young women in Sri Lanka to break barriers and achieve big.

Featuring in an inspirational video, the Sri Lanka cricket great has called on young girls to put aside the stereotypical advice constantly issued to women, especially once they come of age, and to work towards achieving their dreams.


#BigGirlsCan ලංකාවේ ගැහැනු ළමයෙක් ලොකු ළමයෙක් (Big girl) වුනාම මෙච්චර බැරියර් වැටෙන්නෙ ඇයි? ලංකාවේ ගැහැණු ළමයින්ට ඕන දෙයක් පුලුවන්. මේ මගේ කතාව. ඔබේ කතාව මොකක්ද?

Posted by Chamari Athapaththu on Wednesday, 17 February 2021

“When I became a big girl, my parents never forced any of these barriers on me. That’s why, today, I have become a big girl in the world of cricket. Let’s take away these barriers and help our big girls become the best they can be,” Chamari Atapattu says.

In the video titled #BigGirlsCan, Chamari Atapattu has shared her journey and has called on women to share their success stories.  (NewsWire)