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Home » Team Profiles » Sri Lanka » Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Full name Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan

Born October 14, 1976, Kalutara

Current age 29 years 204 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Kalutara Town, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Singha Sports Club

Also known as Tuwan Mohamad Dilshan

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Tillakaratne Dilshan came into the international scene with an unbeaten 163 against Zimbabwe in his first series (November 1999). He is a technically sound, comfortable against fast bowling, possessed of quick feet, strong wrists and natural timing, Dilshan has talent in abundance. After a series against England in 2001 he was dumped until a one-day and Test return in 2003. his return was immediately reflected with good scores against England and Australia, and then came some match-winning bowling performances against South Africa.


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