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Sri Lanka in England 2016

Dilshan to miss England tour due to personal reasons

May 31, 2016: Tillakaratne Dilshan has informed Sri Lanka Cricket that he will be unavailable for the limited-overs series in England and Ireland, owing to personal issues

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, World T20 2016, Group 1, Kolkata

Sri Lanka grateful for Dilshan's extended mid-life crisis

Mar 17, 2016: With the colourful hair, gold pendants and ear studs Tillakaratne Dilshan is a bit like the embarrassing dad but his team would have struggled without him against Afghanistan

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Afghanistan v SL, World T20 2016, Kolkata

Dilshan's 83* sees off gutsy Afghanistan

Mar 17, 2016: A calmly compiled 56-ball 83 from Tillakaratne Dilshan steered Sri Lanka to a heart-rate-steadying six-wicket win in their opening match of the World T20, but not before Afghanistan reminded them and the rest of Group 1 that they belonged in the Super 10s

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy in Kolkata

World T20 teams: strengths and weaknesses

Transitional Sri Lanka rely on Chameera's pace

Mar 16, 2016: The defending champions are out of form and looking out of sorts ahead of the World T20

Aakash Chopra

India v Bangladesh, Asia Cup, Dhaka

Seniors have not clicked - Mathews

Mar 2, 2016: Sri Lanka's stand-in T20 captain Angelo Mathews has said that the seniors have not delivered, which has put their Asia Cup final chances in jeopardy

Mohammad Isam in Mirpur

World T20 Top Five

Old dogs, new format

Mar 2, 2016: Veterans who were surprise hits at the biggest show in international T20

Shashank Kishore

Sri Lanka in India 2016

Dickwella replaces injured Dilshan for first T20

Feb 6, 2016: Wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been added to Sri Lanka's squad as cover for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who was ruled out of the first T20 against India with a hand injury

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Nelson

Gunathilaka, Dilshan keep series alive

Dec 31, 2015: Only the ever-consistent Kane Williamson crossed fifty for New Zealand, and despite a promising turn from Sri Lanka's rookie strike bowlers, the hosts mustered a competitive 276 for 8 in Nelson

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sylhet Superstars v Chittagong Vikings, BPL, Chittagong

Tamim, Dilshan fifties thump Sylhet

Dec 2, 2015: Tamim Iqbal and Tillakaratne Dilshan struck fifties and toyed with Sylhet Superstars' attack as Chittagong Vikings broke their four-match losing streak with a 10-wicket win, their first at home

The Report by Mohammad Isam in Chittagong

Sri Lanka news

SLC releases seven players to play in BPL

Nov 18, 2015: Sri Lanka Cricket has agreed to release seven high-profile cricketers to play in the Bangladesh Premier League, in an about-turn from their previous stance

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL v WI, 1st T20I, Pallekele

Dilshan and Mathews seal thumping win

Nov 9, 2015: A rollicking 91-run opening partnership, brisk stands through the middle, and a violent Angelo Mathews finish sent Sri Lanka hurtling to 215 for 3 - the highest ever T20 international total on the island - and set the scene for a 30-run victory.

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st ODI, Colombo

Sri Lanka survive Narine scare for last-gasp win

Nov 1, 2015: A cool hand from Ajantha Mendis clinched a sensational one-wicket victory for Sri Lanka, in a rain-reduced, 26-over-a-side match that featured several sharp turns, and riveting twists of fortune

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Tillakaratne Dilshan joins the 10,000 club

4391 runs after 35, and 2354 outside top five

Jul 27, 2015: On Sunday, Tillakaratne Dilshan became the 11th batsman to score 10,000-plus ODI runs. Here are the key numbers from his ODI career

S Rajesh

County news

Dilshan signs for two Derbyshire stints

Mar 17, 2015: Tillakaratne Dilshan has become the latest Sri Lanka batsman to secure a deal in county cricket after signing for Derbyshire

ESPNcricinfo staff

Scotland v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Hobart

Sangakkara, Dilshan tons set up big win

Mar 11, 2015: At Bellerive Oval, Kumar Sangakkara became the first man in ODI history to score centuries in four consecutive innings, and together with Tillakaratne Dilshan ensured a comfortable win over Scotland

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney

Three pairs of fours, and Maxwell's moment of truth

Mar 8, 2015: Plays of the day from the game between Australia and Sri Lanka in Sydney

Andrew Fidel Fernando, Daniel Brettig and Jarrod Kimber

SL v Ban, Group A, Melbourne

Bad-boy Dilshan develops good habits

Feb 26, 2015: Less flashy, more substantial, maybe a little boring - Tillakaratne Dilshan has matured into one of Sri Lanka's most reliable run-scorers

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Melbourne

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Group A, Melbourne

Sangakkara marks landmark game with fastest ton

Feb 26, 2015: Stats highlight from the Group A match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at the MCG

Shiva Jayaraman

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne

Dilshan, Sangakkara tons set up big win

Feb 26, 2015: Sri Lanka have finally made themselves heard, twelve days into the World Cup. Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara did most of the talking through their bats, hammering centuries that set up a 92-run win over Bangladesh at the MCG

The Report by Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka news

'I can easily play for another 2-3 years' - Dilshan

Feb 21, 2015: Tillakaratne Dilshan believes he has a role to play in Sri Lanka's limited-overs teams after Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara retire at the end of the ongoing World Cup

Sa'adi Thawfeeq
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