Dilshan Munaweera      

Full name Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera

Born April 24, 1989, Colombo

Current age 27 years 338 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Barbados Tridents, Basnahira Greens, Basnahira North, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Duronto Rajshahi, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-21s, Uva Next, Wayamba

Playing role Opening batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 7 in

Education Nalanda College, Colombo

Relation Father - S Munaweera

Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
T20Is 7 7 1 130 44 21.66 100 130.00 0 0 15 3 1 0
First-class 69 114 0 3723 191 32.65 4019 92.63 8 20 430 113 49 0
List A 77 76 1 1889 142 25.18 1953 96.72 2 11 232 58 26 0
Twenty20 88 86 4 1633 77* 19.91 1331 122.68 0 4 209 53 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 7 1 6 22 0 - - - 22.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 69 76 3226 1763 57 5/47 6/100 30.92 3.27 56.5 1 1 0
List A 77 54 1684 1247 42 5/40 5/40 29.69 4.44 40.0 0 1 0
Twenty20 88 50 791 952 26 3/32 3/32 36.61 7.22 30.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Hambantota, Sep 18, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Saracens Sports Club v Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Nov 21-23, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Panagoda, Feb 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club v Police Sports Club at Moratuwa, Nov 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Kalabagan Krira Chakra v Prime Bank Cricket Club at Dhaka, Apr 30, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira North v Kandurata at Pallekele, Feb 24, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide, Feb 22, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
24 SL Pres. XI v Bangladesh Colombo (CCC) 22 Mar 2017 Other OD
37 Sri Lanka v Australia Adelaide 22 Feb 2017 T20I # 598
0/22, 10 Sri Lanka v Australia Geelong 19 Feb 2017 T20I # 597
44 Sri Lanka v Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 2017 T20I # 596
0/22, 32 Sri Lanka v PM's XI Canberra 15 Feb 2017 T20
2/32, 33, 1/46, 15 Col CC v Chilaw Panagoda 5 Feb 2017 FC
0/6, 0 Col CC v Tamil Union Colombo (Colts) 20 Jan 2017 FC
191, 0/23, 14 Col CC v Burgher Colombo (CCC) 14 Jan 2017 FC
37, 3/26, 41, 0/9 Col CC v Moors Colombo (Moors) 6 Jan 2017 FC
1/43, 93 Col CC v Ragama Kaluthara 28 Dec 2016 FC
Profile

An opening batsman of rare power, Dilshan Munaweera earned a call-up to the national side for the 2012 World Twenty20 after impressing at the inaugural SLPL, in which he was the top scorer. Brutal on anything short and almost as severe when bowlers overpitch, Munaweera is a firm convert of the Sanath Jayasuriya school of opening - hit it hard, long and over the infield. His 44 from 23 balls to clinch the SLPL title for the Uva Next franchise included five sixes and two fours.

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Feb 22, 2017

Dilshan Munaweera gave Sri Lanka a positive start, Australia v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20 International, Adelaide, February 22, 2017

Dilshan Munaweera gave Sri Lanka a positive start

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Feb 17, 2017

Dilshan Munaweera hits on the up through the off side, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Melbourne, February 17, 2017

Dilshan Munaweera hits on the up through the off side

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Sep 30, 2014

Dilshan Munaweera celebrates the wicket of Daniel Flynn, Barbados Tridents v Northern Districts, Champions League T20, Group B, Bangalore, September 30, 2014

Dilshan Munaweera celebrates the wicket of Daniel Flynn

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Dambulla
Mar 28, 2017 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 05:00 EDT | 04:00 CDT | 02:00 PDT)
Quarter Finals: Kandy v Jaffna at Colombo (CCC)
Mar 29, 2017 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 00:30 EDT | 23:30 CDT -1d | 21:30 PDT -1d)
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (SSC)
Apr 1, 2017 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 00:00 EDT | 23:00 CDT -1d | 21:00 PDT -1d)
1st T20I: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS)
Apr 4, 2017 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
2nd T20I: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS)
Apr 6, 2017 (19:00 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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