Decade Review 2009
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Champions League 2014

We missed Malinga and Dilshan - Southern Express

Sep 18, 2014: The absence of two high-profile Twenty20 cricketers hamstrung Sri Lanka's Southern Express in Champions League T20, their manager has said

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Champions League 2014

Southern Express dealt Dilshan blow

Sep 11, 2014: Tillakaratne Dilshan will not play for Southern Express in the Champions League, due to a family commitment, Sri Lanka Cricket has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014

SL play down Shehzad-Dilshan incident

Sep 4, 2014: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Sri Lanka Cricket are unconcerned about religion-focused comments Ahmed Shehzad had supposedly made to Dilshan following the third ODI, although the PCB have issued Shehzad an official reprimand

Andrew Fidel Fernando and Umar Farooq

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

Dilshan soars at favoured venue

Jul 9, 2014: Perhaps it is the cooler mountain air or the smell of rain - whatever the difference, Tillakaratne Dilshan can't get enough of Pallekele

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

All-round Dilshan overpowers South Africa

Jul 9, 2014: A defiant century from Hashim Amla was not enough for South Africa as Tillakaratne Dilshan took Sri Lanka to a competitive total and helped defend it by causing a mini collapse in the middle order

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Surrey v Hampshire, The Oval, 2nd day

Sparkling Roy catches eye again

Jun 29, 2014: Jason Roy's second Championship hundred of the season, supported by swashbuckling fifties from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Gary Wilson put Surrey in command

Tim Wigmore at The Oval

County news

Dilshan signs for Surrey stint

Jun 20, 2014: Tillakaratne Dilshan, the Sri Lankan batsman, will play English domestic cricket for the first time after signing for Surrey as Hashim Amla's replacement

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Sri Lanka's other power couple

May 31, 2014: While Kumar Sangakkara has developed into a dominating one-day batsman, Tillakaratne Dilshan has become a reformed dasher. Together they are one-day cricket's form pairing

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 4th ODI, Lord's

Root thinks differently to down Dilshan

May 31, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the 4th ODI

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Chester-le-Street

Dilshan dimmed by time but grows in substance

May 25, 2014: The one-time master of a vast arsenal of strokes has smelted down his technique as age catches up with him. How he and his side have benefited

Andrew Fidel Fernando

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Chester-le-Street

Jordan beauty keeps Dilshan waiting

May 25, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from Chester-le-Street

Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Chester-le-Street

Sri Lanka skittle England for 99 in huge win

May 25, 2014: Sri Lanka skittled England for a paltry 99, as Nuwan Kulasekara knocked off the top order and Sachithra Senanayake improved his career-best for the second match running, to secure a crushing 157-run victory

The Report by Andrew McGlashan at Chester-le-Street

England v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, The Oval

Only the start of the short stuff

May 22, 2014: Sri Lanka's bowlers had propelled their World T20 campaign, often bailing out lacklustre batting displays, but when the bowlers had a bad evening in London, the batsmen could not reciprocate

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sussex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, Hove

Dilshan and Vithanage blitz Sussex in record time

May 18, 2014: Sri Lanka scorched to a ten-wicket win in less than half the allotted overs to complete their warm-up matches ahead of the limited-overs series against England in dashing style

Alan Gardner at Hove

England v Sri Lanka, World T20, Group 1, Chittagong

A catch not given, and plenty dropped

Mar 27, 2014: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the Group 1 match between England and Sri Lanka

Andrew McGlashan

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Mirpur

Sri Lanka aim for sweep without Big Three

Feb 21, 2014: Sri Lanka have always had one of Dilshan, Sangakkara and Jayawardene in their ODI team since 1999. They will have to play the final ODI in Bangladesh without them

The Preview by Mohammad Isam

Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2013-14

Bangladesh domestic experience will help us - Dilshan

Feb 10, 2014: Sri Lanka had 41 players in the 2013-14 Dhaka Premier Division, and Tillakaratne Dilshan has said that experience will help the team ahead of three limited-overs events in Bangladesh

Mohammad Isam

Melbourne Renegades v Sydney Thunder, BBL, Melbourne

Lucky number 20 for Sydney Thunder

Jan 14, 2014: Twenty games. Seven-hundred-and-fifty-three days. That's how long it had been since the Sydney Thunder last won a Twenty20 match.

The Report by Anuj Vignesh

Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Dubai

Sri Lanka win with two balls to spare

Dec 20, 2013: Needing two off three balls, Sachithra Senanayake cut Shahid Afridi to the third-man boundary to give Sri Lanka a two-wicket victory

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Big Bash League 2013-14

Dilshan signs with Sydney Thunder

Nov 26, 2013: After completing a limited-overs series against Pakistan, Tillakaratne Dilshan will turn up for Sydney Thunder in Big Bash League 2013-14

ESPNcricinfo staff
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