Matches (12)
IPL (2)
County DIV1 (5)
County DIV2 (4)
Pakistan vs New Zealand (1)

Full Name

Tisse Appuhamilage Milinda Siriwardana

Born

December 04, 1985, Nagoda

Age

38y 140d

Batting Style

Left hand Bat

Bowling Style

Slow Left arm Orthodox

Fielding Position

Short Cover

Playing Role

Allrounder

Height

5ft 11in

Education

Kalutara Vidyalaya

A busy middle-order batsman and a capable left-arm spinner, Milinda Siriwardana broke through to the national side in 2015 after several years of encouraging domestic returns. Outstanding form in the 2015 Premier League Tournament prompted his elevation. He was the first-class season's top scorer with 1144 runs at an average of 67.29, and had also claimed 20 wickets for Badureliya Cricket Club.

Siriwardana showcased his attacking flair when he made his ODI and T20 debuts during Pakistan's mid-year tour of Sri Lanka, and memorably struck his first international fifty in 25 deliveries during a breakneck 114-run ODI stand with Angelo Mathews. A successful initiation in those formats paved the route to his Test debut against West Indies later the same year.

He had made his first-class debut for Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club in 2005, and had played for Sri Lanka A for several years before getting his international break. Siriwardana came close to national recognition was when he was included in the 30-member provisional squad for the 2009 World T20, but he was left out of the final team. That call-up came close on the heels of his maiden first-class ton, 135 for Basnahira South against Ruhuna in the SLC Inter-Provincial Tournament, a match in which he also claimed five wickets.
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Milinda Siriwardana Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Tests5902986833.1145465.6302321130
ODIs272415166622.4352598.2803391360
T20Is221932754217.18208132.2100161260
FC142231188343185*39.161237667.4117538791831090
List A19216829390611228.10425891.73221289117870
T20s1141042016489019.611170140.850611674560

Bowling

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Tests59413257113/255/5123.363.7337.5000
ODIs272160154792/272/2760.775.4666.7000
T20Is221313820682/172/1725.758.9517.2000
FC142172816551801565/269/12033.203.8052.3560
List A192128389130501076/406/4028.504.7036.3410
T20s114739811315494/224/2226.838.0420.0100
Tisse Appuhamilage Milinda Siriwardana

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Photos of Milinda Siriwardana

Milinda Siriwardana was dismissed for 13
Milinda Siriwardana plays a late cut
Mushfiqur Rahim catches Milinda Siriwardana short
Andrew Tye and Moises Henriques celebrate after removing Milinda Siriwardana
Milinda Siriwardana nudges one to the leg side
Milinda Siriwardana fell to James Anderson for 35