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Tillakaratne Dilshan      

Full name Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan

Born October 14, 1976, Kalutara

Current age 39 years 315 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Basnahira South, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Delhi Daredevils, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kalutara Town Club, Karachi Kings, Northern Districts, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Singha Sports Club, Surrey, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Also known as Tuwan Mohamad Dilshan

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Relation Brother - TN Sampath

Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 87 145 11 5492 193 40.98 8379 65.54 16 23 677 24 88 0
ODIs 328 301 41 10238 161* 39.37 11857 86.34 22 47 1104 55 120 1
T20Is 78 77 12 1884 104* 28.98 1561 120.69 1 13 222 33 31 2
First-class 233 384 24 13979 200* 38.83 38 59 356 23
List A 444 411 54 14237 188 39.87 30 71 200 8
Twenty20 219 215 25 5188 104* 27.30 4222 122.88 1 34 632 110 79 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 87 76 3385 1711 39 4/10 4/10 43.87 3.03 86.7 1 0 0
ODIs 328 202 5826 4731 106 4/4 4/4 44.63 4.87 54.9 3 0 0
T20Is 78 24 246 305 7 2/4 2/4 43.57 7.43 35.1 0 0 0
First-class 233 6501 3255 90 5/49 36.16 3.00 72.2 1 0
List A 444 7745 6195 151 4/4 4/4 41.02 4.79 51.2 4 0 0
Twenty20 219 115 1552 1884 62 3/16 3/16 30.38 7.28 25.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Nov 18-22, 1999 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), Mar 16-19, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka at Bulawayo, Dec 11, 1999 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jun 15, 2006 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1993/94
Last First-class Leicestershire v Derbyshire at Leicester, Aug 7-10, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 1996/97
Last List A Sri Lanka v Australia at Colombo (RPS), Aug 21, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Police Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Aug 17, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Mar 28, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22, 0/25 Sri Lanka v Australia Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2016 ODI # 3768
36 Sri Lanka v South Africa Delhi 28 Mar 2016 T20I # 554
2 Sri Lanka v England Delhi 26 Mar 2016 T20I # 551
12 Sri Lanka v West Indies Bangalore 20 Mar 2016 T20I # 543
83* Sri Lanka v Afghanistan Kolkata 17 Mar 2016 T20I # 538
0 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Kolkata 14 Mar 2016 Other T20
0/28, 0 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mumbai 10 Mar 2016 Other T20
75*, 1/2 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dhaka 4 Mar 2016 T20I # 518
18 Sri Lanka v India Dhaka 1 Mar 2016 T20I # 515
0/5, 12 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 28 Feb 2016 T20I # 513
Profile

With his relentless aggression, strong wrists and natural timing, Tillakaratne Dilshan is one of the most exciting batsmen in the game today. He is technically sound, but, much like Virender Sehwag, he uses the defensive option only as a last resort, after all the attacking alternatives have been explored. He loves to make room and thrash the ball through the off side, but the stroke that bears his signature more than any other is the one he developed for the 2009 ICC World Twenty20 - the eponymously named "Dilscoop" shot over his head, which confounded bowlers and experts alike.

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Timeline
    • November 18, 1999
      International debut
      • Dilshan makes his first appearance for Sri Lanka in a Test against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Makes just 9 in his only innings, but effects a run-out and takes two catches in the match.
    • November 28, 1999
      Dilshan announces himself
      • Just ten days later, on day three of the Harare Test, Dilshan scores an unbeaten 163. He shows admirable restraint as Zimbabwe curtail his favourite pull and cover drive and, although he plays and misses frequently, Dilshan bats for a minute under eight hours, facing 343 balls and hitting 18 fours.
    • December 11, 1999
      One-day debut
      • After his successful debut Test series, Dilshan plays his first ODI also in Bulawayo. Batting at No. 6, he makes 35 from 49 balls in a washed-out encounter.
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Aug 21, 2016

Thisara Perera is congratulated after removing David Warner early, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 21, 2016

Thisara Perera is congratulated after removing David Warner early

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Aug 21, 2016

Moises Henriques celebrates after dismissing Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 21, 2016

Moises Henriques celebrates after dismissing Tillakaratne Dilshan

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Aug 21, 2016

Kusal Mendis and Tillakaratne Dilshan run between the wickets as Josh Hazlewood looks on, Sri Lanka v Australia, 1st ODI, R Premadasa Stadium, August 21, 2016

Kusal Mendis and Tillakaratne Dilshan run between the wickets as Josh Hazlewood looks on

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Notes

ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year 2009

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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