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Dilshan Munaweera      

Full name Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera

Born April 24, 1989, Colombo

Current age 27 years 302 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 6 6 1 93 44 18.60 75 124.00 0 0 12 1 1 0
First-class 69 114 0 3723 191 32.65 4019 92.63 8 20 430 113 49 0
List A 77 76 1 1889 142 25.18 1953 96.72 2 11 232 58 26 0
Twenty20 87 85 4 1596 77* 19.70 1306 122.20 0 4 206 51 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
T20Is 6 1 6 22 0 - - - 22.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 69 76 3226 1763 57 5/47 6/100 30.92 3.27 56.5 1 1 0
List A 77 54 1684 1247 42 5/40 5/40 29.69 4.44 40.0 0 1 0
Twenty20 87 50 791 952 26 3/32 3/32 36.61 7.22 30.4 0 0 0
Career statistics
T20I debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Hambantota, Sep 18, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Geelong, Feb 19, 2017 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 Chilaw Marians Cricket Club v Colombo Cricket Club at Panagoda, Feb 5-7, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club v Police Sports Club at Moratuwa, Nov 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Kalabagan Krira Chakra v Prime Bank Cricket Club at Dhaka, Apr 30, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Basnahira North v Kandurata at Pallekele, Feb 24, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Australia v Sri Lanka at Geelong, Feb 19, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/22, 10 Sri Lanka v Australia Geelong 19 Feb 2017 T20I # 597
44 Sri Lanka v Australia Melbourne 17 Feb 2017 T20I # 596
0/22, 32 Sri Lanka v PM's XI Canberra 15 Feb 2017 T20
2/32, 33, 1/46, 15 Col CC v Chilaw Panagoda 5 Feb 2017 FC
0/6, 0 Col CC v Tamil Union Colombo (Colts) 20 Jan 2017 FC
191, 0/23, 14 Col CC v Burgher Colombo (CCC) 14 Jan 2017 FC
37, 3/26, 41, 0/9 Col CC v Moors Colombo (Moors) 6 Jan 2017 FC
1/43, 93 Col CC v Ragama Kaluthara 28 Dec 2016 FC
0/14, 1, 0/6 Col CC v Colts Colombo (Colts) 15 Dec 2016 FC
7, 0/6 Bulls v Victorians Dhaka 29 Nov 2016 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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Feb 17, 2017

Dilshan Munaweera hits on the up through the off side, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Melbourne, February 17, 2017

Dilshan Munaweera hits on the up through the off side

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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

© BCCI

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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Tour Results
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS) - Nov 25-29, 2012
New Zealand won by 167 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle - Nov 17-19, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 12, 2012
No result
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Hambantota - Nov 10, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 34 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Pallekele - Nov 6, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets (with 11 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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