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Dulip Samaraweera      

Full name Dulip Prasanna Samaraweera

Born February 12, 1972, Colombo

Current age 42 years 67 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colts Cricket Club

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Other Coach

Relation Brother - TT Samaraweera, Brother-in-law - WMB Perera

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 14 0 211 42 15.07 805 26.21 0 0 18 0 5 0
ODIs 5 4 0 91 49 22.75 169 53.84 0 0 8 0 3 0
First-class 136 200 16 7210 250* 39.18 16 34 120 0
List A 66 57 8 1658 148 33.83 3 8 22 0
Twenty20 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 136 1927 833 41 5/78 20.31 2.59 47.0 1 0
List A 66 12 11 0 - - - 5.50 - 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v West Indies at Moratuwa, Dec 8-13, 1993 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Dunedin, Mar 18-22, 1995 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v West Indies at Sharjah, Nov 3, 1993 scorecard
Last ODI India v Sri Lanka at Jalandhar, Feb 20, 1994 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1991/92
Last First-class Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 26-28, 2003 scorecard
List A debut 1991/92
Last List A Colts Cricket Club v Panadura Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Aug 21, 2004 scorecard
Only Twenty20 Colts Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club at Colombo (Moors), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21, 0/8 SL Masters v Eng Masters Bridgetown 3 Dec 2009 Other T20
2 SL Masters v SA Masters Bridgetown 28 Nov 2009 Other T20
Profile

Dulip Samaraweera was a determined stoic opening batsman. Chosen as a replacement for Chandika Hathrurusinghe, Samaraweera did not do enough in his limited opportunities to warrant further selection. Making his debut against the West Indies in the inaugural Test between the two nations, he scored 16 and 5. In the following three-Test series against India he failed to pass 50 in any of his six innings. A solid batsman at domestic level, for Sri Lanka he fell below the required standard. When he did see off the opening bowlers he failed to display the required strokeplay to take full advantage, failing to pass 50 in 14 Test innings. He was a handy offspiner.
Johann P Jayasekera

Latest Photos

Oct 26, 2001

A rave sight on the Cricket pitch Vaas, Jeewantha and D Samaraweera

A rave sight on the Cricket pitch Vaas, Jeewantha and D Samaraweera

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May 17, 2001

Dulip Prasanna Samaraweera

Dulip Prasanna Samaraweera - Portrait

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Nov 29, 2000

Dulip Samaraweera saves Colts CC with an unbeaten 81 runs against SSC in the Premier Limited Over Tournament 2000 finals

Dulip Samaraweera saves Colts CC with an unbeaten 81 runs

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Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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