Dilshan Munaweera      

Full name Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera

Born April 24, 1989, Colombo

Current age 24 years 361 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, 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 63 62 1 1633 142 26.77 1625 100.49 2 9 199 50 21 0
Twenty20 36 36 4 715 77* 22.34 609 117.40 0 2 91 21 7 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 63 40 1138 811 27 3/37 3/37 30.03 4.27 42.1 0 0 0
Twenty20 36 15 235 275 11 3/32 3/32 25.00 7.02 21.3 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 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Dec 19, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira North v Kandurata at Pallekele, Feb 24, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kandurata Maroons v Basnahira Greens at Colombo (RPS), Aug 17, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26, 21, 1/4 Bloomfield v Badureliya Katunayake 21 Mar 2014 FC
38, 0/7, 101 Bloomfield v Colts Katunayake 14 Mar 2014 FC
4, 52 Bloomfield v SL Air SC Panadura 7 Mar 2014 FC
2/73, 0, 2/46, 8 Bloomfield v Chilaw Colombo (Bloomfield) 28 Feb 2014 FC
1/25, 68, 0/40 Bloomfield v Ragama Colombo (Moors) 21 Feb 2014 FC
0/20, 44, 69 Bloomfield v SLPACC Colombo (Bloomfield) 14 Feb 2014 FC
0/56, 48 Bloomfield v Sinhalese Colombo (SSC) 7 Feb 2014 FC
0/9, 21, 18 Bloomfield v Panadura Colombo (Bloomfield) 17 Jan 2014 FC
9, 0/8 Bloomfield v SLPACC Colombo (Bloomfield) 19 Dec 2013 LA
32, 0/18 Bloomfield v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 12 Dec 2013 LA
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 22, 2012

Dilshan Munaweera dives to hold a catch to dismiss Richard Levi, Sri Lanka v South Africa, World Twenty20 2012, Group C, Hambantota, September 22, 2012

Dilshan Munaweera dives to hold a catch to dismiss Richard Levi

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Sep 18, 2012

Dilshan Munaweera was run out after he lost his bat mid pitch, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Group C, World T20 2012, Hambantota, September 18, 2012

Dilshan Munaweera was run out after he lost his bat mid pitch

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Sep 18, 2012

Dilshan Munaweera opened the innings in his debut match, Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Group C, World T20 2012, Hambantota, September 18, 2012

Dilshan Munaweera opened the innings in his debut match

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin
May 6, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
2nd ODI: Ireland v Sri Lanka at Dublin
May 8, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
May 13, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Kent v Sri Lankans at Canterbury
May 16, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Sussex v Sri Lankans at Hove
May 18, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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