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Dilshan Munaweera      

Full name Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera

Born April 24, 1989, Colombo

Current age 25 years 217 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 4 4 1 39 17 13.00 42 92.85 0 0 5 0 1 0
First-class 49 84 0 2876 153 34.23 3099 92.80 6 19 343 84 29 0
List A 68 67 1 1802 142 27.30 1830 98.46 2 11 218 57 24 0
Twenty20 44 43 4 900 77* 23.07 737 122.11 0 3 115 27 8 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 49 44 1532 896 29 5/47 5/47 30.89 3.50 52.8 0 1 0
List A 68 45 1378 1002 35 5/40 5/40 28.62 4.36 39.3 0 1 0
Twenty20 44 20 319 364 16 3/32 3/32 22.75 6.84 19.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Hambantota, Sep 18, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Pallekele, Mar 31, 2013 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 Badureliya Sports Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Katunayake, Mar 21-22, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club v Police Sports Club at Moratuwa, Nov 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Mohammedan Sporting Club v Prime Bank Cricket Club at Fatullah, Nov 25, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira North v Kandurata at Pallekele, Feb 24, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Barbados Tridents v Northern Districts at Bangalore, Sep 30, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/35, 10 Prime Bank v Mohammedan Fatullah 25 Nov 2014 LA
26, 0/22 Prime Bank v Old DOHS Savar (4) 22 Nov 2014 LA
72, 5/40 Prime Bank v Kalabagan CA Dhaka 18 Nov 2014 LA
53, 1/41 Prime Bank v Brothers Savar (3) 15 Nov 2014 LA
0/53, 8 Prime Bank v Victoria SC Fatullah 12 Nov 2014 LA
2/10, 20 Tridents v Northern D Bangalore 30 Sep 2014 T20
18, 1/11 Tridents v Hurricanes Mohali 28 Sep 2014 T20
42 Tridents v Cape Cobras Mohali 26 Sep 2014 T20
50 Tridents v Kings XI Mohali 20 Sep 2014 T20
25, 0/10 Troopers v Express Colombo (SSC) 1 Jul 2014 T20
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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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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Sep 26, 2014

Dilshan Munaweera's takes the catch of Hashim Amla...but off a no-ball, Barbados Tridents v Cape Cobras, Champions League T20, Group B, Mohali, September 26, 2014

Dilshan Munaweera's takes the catch of Hashim Amla...but off a no-ball

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Sep 26, 2014

Dilshan Munaweera hits out, Barbados Tridents v Cape Cobras, Champions League T20, Group B, Mohali, September 26, 2014

Dilshan Munaweera hits out

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Bloomfield v SLPACC at Colombo (Bloomfield)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Col CC v Ragama at Colombo (CCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Colts v Moors at Colombo (Colts)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Sinhalese v Saracens at Colombo (SSC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: SL Army v Tamil Union at Panagoda
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
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