Tillakaratne Dilshan Profile

Tillakaratne Dilshan
Full Name: Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan
Birth date: October 14, 1976
Age: 44
Hometown: Kalutara
City: Kalutara
Birth Country: Sri Lanka
Batting Style: UnKnown
Bowling Style: Right Arm Offbreak
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Tillakaratne Dilshan is a Sri Lankan player. A right-handed aggressive batsman born in 1976 and has given his contribution in many games for his side. He had also led Sri Lanka team.

Dilshan is basically known for a stroke ‘dilscoop’ in which the ball goes to the boundary after passing over the wicketkeeper’s head. Apart from batting, he is also talented in bowling department. He is a right-arm off spinner.

Dilshan made his Test debut and ODI debut in the same year against the same team. He played his first Test match in 1999 against Zimbabwe. He has played 90 Test games and has added around 5500 runs in his score card with an average of 41 including 16 centuries and 33 half centuries. His top score in Test format is off 193 runs that he scored in 2011 against English team.

He has also showed his talent with the ball with 39 dismissals at an average of 44. In Dilshan’s captaincy, Sri Lanka won their first Test game against South Africa in 2011 but he didn’t led his side any more after losing the Test series and subsequent ODI series against the same team in the same tour. He gave his contribution for Sri Lanka in ODI format for the first time in 1999 against Zimbabwe. His performance with the bat is well enough as he has scored more than 7000 runs in 260 ODI games with an average of 37 which also includes 16 tons and 29 fifties.

He smashed a scintillating knock of 160(not out) in 2012 against India and this figure was set as his best score in ODI format. when it comes to bowling domain, he has taken nearly 70 wickets with an average of 48.

When it comes to records, Dilshan holds the record of highest run scorer in 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup with 500 runs including 2 tons and 2 fifties. He also won the Man of the Series award in 2009 ICC World T20 Cup. In 2009, Dilshan played a knock of 96 off just 57 deliveries against West Indies in the semi final of ICC World T20 and was declared Player of the year in T20 format by ICC.

Records by Tillakaratne Dilshan
 
1. In Top 15 For Most ODI Centuries

Recent matches

RunsWktsOppMatch DateScore
21 0/25 India Legends21 Mar,2021 DT20
18 0/16 South Africa Legends19 Mar,2021 DT20
61 4/6 England Legends14 Mar,2021 DT20
33 3/21 Bangladesh Legends10 Mar,2021 DT20
50 1/11 South Africa Legends08 Mar,2021 DT20
47 1/28 West Indies Legends06 Mar,2021 DT20
23 0/16 India Legends10 Mar,2020 DT20
18 3/35 Australia Legends08 Mar,2020 DT20
1 2/8 Australia09 Sep,2016 IT20
4 - Australia06 Sep,2016 IT20

Statistictics by year

Batting Statistics

 MatRunsHSAve100s50s
TEST 76512019342.671523
ODI 302992516140.352246
IT20 75178210428.29113

Bowling Statistics

 MatOversRunsWktsAve
TEST 77564.117113943.87
ODI 302963.1468910644.24
IT20 7543313934.78

Recent Awards

Last Series Played

Road Safety World Series 2021
Sri Lanka vs Australia T20 Series 2016
T20 World Cup 2016
Asia Cup T20 2016
India vs Sri Lanka T20 Series 2016
Team Squad
Dasun Shanaka Lahiru Kumara
Ishan Jayaratne Lahiru Udara
Avishka Fernando Wanindu Hasaranga
Isuru Udana Ashen Bandara
Dushmantha Chameera Bhanuka Rajapaksa

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