Tillakaratne Dilshan

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

Tillakaratne Dilshan To Miss Champions League T20

Experienced batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan will miss the Champions League Twenty20 in India and his team, Southern Express, have replaced him with Tillakaratne Sampath.
11 September 2014

Sri Lanka Brush Aside Pakistan To Clinch Series

Sri Lanka clinched a come-from-behind 2-1 series win by thumping Pakistan by seven wickets in the decisive third One-Day International in Dambulla, bowling their tourists out for just 102.
30 August 2014

Dilshan Helps Sri Lanka Level Series

Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with bat and ball to help Sri Lanka beat South Africa by 87 runs in the second One-Day International in Pallekele and level the three-match series.
9 July 2014

Sri Lanka Hit Back With Thumping Win

Sri Lanka levelled the five-match One-Day International series with England at one game apiece courtesy of a thumping 157-run win in the second match in Chester-le-Street.
25 May 2014

Sri Lankan Openers Blitz Sussex

Sri Lanka completed preparations for their upcoming limited overs series against England by handing Sussex a 10-wicket thrashing in a T20 clash in Hove.
18 May 2014

Dilshan Fined For Dissent

Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of showing dissent during his side's ICC World Twenty20 win over New Zealand.
1 April 2014

Thirimanne Replaces Injured Dilshan

Lahiru Thirimanne has been called in to Sri Lanka's One-Day International squad as a replacement for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who has suffered a hand injury.
21 February 2014

Dilshan, Perera Win Series For Sri Lanka

Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kushal Perera hit half-centuries as Sri Lanka rounded off a soggy series of games against New Zealand with an eight-wicket win in the second and final Twenty20 International.
21 November 2013

Is It Worth Learning These New-Fangled Shots?

One of the common tropes of modern cricket is that batsmen have a wider range of shots than ever. While it may be a cliche for commentators to throw out when they have nothing to say, it's also true.
10 October 2013

 
 
 
 

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