Tillakaratne Dilshan

Life after Dilshan: How will Sri Lanka cope?

On 9th September, Sri Lanka will bid farewell to another of their cricketing pioneers in Tillakaratne Dilshan. But, just how badly will his retirement hurt the subcontinent nation? Bimal Mirwani analyses Sri Lanka's life after Dilshan's retirement.
31 August 2016

From an outstanding fielder to a genuine match-winner - Tillakaratne Dilshan

Tillakaratne Dilshan decided to hang up his boots in a bid to help Sri Lanka prepare for the 2019 World Cup. Here is an exclusive article from Mayukh Bhattacharya on the Sri Lankan great.
30 August 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan bids goodbye from ODIs and T20Is

Senior Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has announced that he will be retiring from One-Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals during the ongoing contest against Australia.
25 August 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan unavailable for England tour due to personal reasons

Sri Lankan batting mainstay Tillakaratne Dilshan has decided to skip the upcoming limited overs leg of the ongoing tour of the British Isles due to personal issues.
1 June 2016

Tillakaratne Dilshan to miss first T20 against India

Sri Lanka will miss the services of their seasoned campaigner Tillakaratne Dilshan in the first Twenty20 International against India as he is suffering from a hand injury.
7 February 2016

Cricket World Player of the Week - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is the Cricket World Player of the Week for his breathtaking knock of 258 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

ICC names Test and ODI teams of the year 2015

The International Cricket Council has announced the Test and One-Day International teams of the year captained by Alastair Cook and AB de Villiers respectively.
2 December 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dwayne Bravo

For his all-round performance in the second Twenty20 International against Sri Lanka in Colombo and securing West Indies their first win of the tour Dwayne Bravo is our Cricket World Player of the Week.
16 November 2015

Cricket World Player of the Week - Dawlat Zadran

For his impressive performances with the ball in the Twenty20 International series against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, Afghanistan's Dawlat Zadran is the Cricket World Player of the Week.
2 November 2015

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara, for two back-to-back centuries, his fastest One-Day International tons bettering each other, is our Cricket World Player Of The Week.
2 March 2015

Sri Lanka Scorch Bangladesh After Two Lacklustre Performances

Sri Lanka finally showed the class that took them to the previous two World Cup finals, thumping Bangladesh by 92 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), on the back of centuries from Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara.
26 February 2015

AB De Villiers - The Most Versatile Modern Cricketer

‘Precocious’. Prodigy. Words used for unbound talent surprisingly beyond age, beyond the age one is born into. Then there are players like AB de Villiers whose abilities push even the definitions of such words.
4 February 2015

Sangakkara, Dilshan Bestow Sri Lanka Consolatory Win

Kumar Sangakkara notched up a fluent hundred as Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a vital fifty to bestow Sri Lanka a 34-run consolatory win in the final ODI of the seven match series conquered 4-2 by New Zealand.
29 January 2015

Elliott, Ronchi Set Record In New Zealand Win

Grant Elliott and Luke Ronchi set a new world record sixth-wicket partnership of 267 to set up a 108-run win for New Zealand over Sri Lanka in the fifth One-Day International in Dunedin.
23 January 2015

Tillakaratne Dilshan Century Levels Series

Tillakaratne Dilshan scored his 19th One-Day International century as Sri Lanka beat New Zealand by six wickets to level their seven-match series 1-1 at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
15 January 2015

Dilshan, Jayawardene Put Seal On Thumping Win

Tillakaratne Dilshan marked his 300th ODI with a century and Mahela Jayawardene waved farewell to Sri Lanka with a wicket as Sri Lanka thrashed England by 87 runs in the seventh and final game in Colombo.
16 December 2014

Kumar Sangakkara Ton Sets Up Series Win

Kumar Sangakkara scored a match-winning century to set up a 90-run win for Sri Lanka over England in the sixth One-Day International in Pallekele.
13 December 2014

Cricket - From Art To Adventure

Cricket is a very interesting game. It has changed more in the last 10 years than most games have changed since their inception. Krish Sripadi investigates.
30 November 2014

ICC Fines Dilshan, Thisara Perera

The International Cricket Council has fined Sri Lankan pair Tillakaratne Dilshan and Thisara Perera for Level 1 breaches of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first One-Day International against England.
27 November 2014

Moeen Ali Heroics In Vain As Sri Lanka Win Opener

Moeen Ali scored a dashing maiden One-Day International century but his innings proved in vain as Sri Lanka won the first match against England by 25 runs in Colombo.
26 November 2014