Tillakaratne Dilshan

  • Dilshan fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct 01-04-2014 03:17 PM

    Chittagong: Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan was on Tuesday fined 20 per cent of his match fee for showing dissent against an umpire's decision after being dismissed in his side's final group match against New Zealand in the ICC World Twenty20 Championship. "Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 20 per cent...
  • World T20 warm-up: Chance to check combination as India take on Sri Lanka 16-03-2014 04:50 PM

    Mirpur: Their confidence at its lowest ebb after continuous failures, a beleaguered India would look to pick up the pieces and make a fresh start when they take on an upbeat Sri Lanka in their first warm-up game of the ICC World Twenty20 on Monday. While the tournament proper will...
  • World Twenty20: Five batsmen to watch out for 15-03-2014 08:35 AM

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20 will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on five batsmen to watch out for in the tournament: Chris Gayle, West Indies The tall Jamaican is dreaded for his big-hitting ability. No boundary is big enough for the left-handed opener and...
  • Sri Lanka may miss Tillakaratne Dilshan in World T20 14-03-2014 10:21 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka may have to face the World T20 tournament without the services of Tillakaratne Dilshan as the veteran opening batsman is still recovering from his finger injury which he suffered during the one-day series in Bangladesh. Chairman of selectors, Sanath Jayasuriya said Dilshan's finger injury had not fully...
  • Sri Lanka national players get pay hike in new contracts 28-02-2014 11:27 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket, which had a bitter dispute with its players over payments last year, has announced a seven per cent hike for them across all categories in its latest list of contracts issued here. The National Selection Committee on Thursday announced the names of 17 contracted players for...
  • MS Dhoni not the only casualty as injuries mar Asia Cup 2014 24-02-2014 04:53 PM

    Injuries to star players, including India's World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, have taken the sheen off the Asia Cup which opens in Bangladesh on Tuesday. New entrants Afghanistan appear the only injury-free side as the other four teams struggle to field their best players for the 11-match tournament, billed...
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan in doubt for Asia Cup due to injury 21-02-2014 01:03 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's veteran batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is in doubt for the upcoming Asia Cup after picking up a finger injury which has ruled him out of the rest of the ongoing series against Bangladesh. "He would return home today," Sri Lanka Cricket announced. He may miss the Asia Cup...
  • 1st T20, Ban vs SL: as it happened 12-02-2014 04:12 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. To prepare for the bigger battle at the ICC World Twenty20 will be on Sri Lanka and Bangladesh's mind when the two subcontinent teams face each other in the first T20 international at Chittagong on Wednesday. The two-match series...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI 27-12-2013 04:07 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Return to form batsman Mohammad Hafeez said Pakistan's first-ever win in South Africa raised the confidence of the team which helped them beat Sri Lanka in the ongoing five-match series. Pakistan registered a thumping eight-wicket win in the fourth...
  • 5th ODI: Sri Lanka eye redemption in final one-dayer 26-12-2013 03:07 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Return to form batsman Mohammad Hafeez said Pakistan's first-ever win in South Africa raised the confidence of the team which helped them beat Sri Lanka in the ongoing five-match series. Pakistan registered a thumping eight-wicket win in the fourth match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday to take an...
  • Shehzad fined 50 per cent of fee for pushing Dilshan 23-12-2013 01:51 PM

    Dubai: Pakistani opener Ahmed Shehzad has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for pushing Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan during the third one-day game, the sport's governing body said on Monday. Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 113 runs on Sunday to go 2-1 up in the five-match...
  • 2nd ODI: Mathews leads SL to a two-wicket win over Pakistan, level series 1-1 21-12-2013 01:32 AM

    Dubai: Captain Angelo Mathews hit a vital knock of 47 runs off 44 balls to lead Sri Lanka to a thrilling two-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday in their second one-day international, leveling the five-match series at 1-1. Mathews, who earlier sprained his groin while bowling, got useful contributions from...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI 20-12-2013 03:55 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Despite a narrow defeat, Sri Lanka will remain positive and high on confidence for Friday's second one-day international against Pakistan, vowed skipper Angelo Mathews. Pakistan clinched a hard-fought 11-run win in the first day-night international in Sharjah on Wednesday...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI in Sharjah 18-12-2013 03:54 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq have won the toss and opted to bat against Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Sharjah. Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the two sub-continent powerhouse, face each other in the first of the five-ODI series...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st Twenty20 in Dubai 11-12-2013 09:01 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page Pakistan captain Mohammad Hafeez has won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 in Dubai. Sri Lanka and Pakistan will use their two-match series in Dubai starting on Wednesday to size each other...
  • 2nd T20: Sri Lanka beat New Zealand to win series 1-0 21-11-2013 11:26 PM

    Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan hit an unbeaten 59 and Kusal Perera smashed a 37-ball 57 to propel Sri Lanka to an easy eight-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Twenty20 and a 1-0 win in the two-match series on Thursday. Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and asked...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 1st T20 19-11-2013 06:31 PM

    Sri Lanka and New Zealand start their two-match T20 series at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The preceding three-match ODI series was severely affected by rain and the two teams would want to play a complete cricket match in the shortest version of the game. Sri Lanka once...
  • 2nd ODI: Rain fear looms again as New Zealand face Sri Lanka 11-11-2013 01:23 PM

    After rain played spoilsport and forced the first one-day international to be called off, Sri Lanka and New Zealand will face off in the second ODI at Hambantota on Tuesday with Hambantota forecast suggesting rain spells on Tuesday as well. Rain allowed just 54.2 overs in the first game of...
  • Sri Lanka vs New Zealand first ODI abandoned due to rain 10-11-2013 10:12 PM

    Hambantota: The opening one-day international between Sri Lanka and New Zealand was abandoned due to rain on Sunday after Tillakaratne Dilshan guided the hosts to a comfortable 288 for nine in 50 overs. New Zealand reached 13 for one in the fifth over when rain stopped play at Mahinda Rajapaksa...
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan retires from Test cricket 10-10-2013 01:13 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's former captain and opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan announced his retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect on Thursday, saying he wants to clear the way for a youngster to take over. Dilshan who will turn 37 next week told reporters that he had planned to retire after...
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan to retire from Test cricket 09-10-2013 12:05 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka opening batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is retiring from Test cricket to make way for the next generation but will still be available for the shorter forms of the game. Sri Lanka Cricket said in a media release on Wednesday Dilshan would hold a news conference on Thursday to...
  • Guyana brush aside T&T to reach CPL final 23-08-2013 11:20 AM

    Port of Spain, Trinidad: Guyana Amazon Warriors became the first team to reach the inaugural Caribbean Premier League final after making easy work of a target of 104 at the Queen's Park Oval on Thursday. Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel were always on the back foot after being bowled out...
  • CPL: Dilshan replaces Guptill in Amazon Warriors 21-08-2013 01:27 PM

    St. John's (Antigua): Former Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has become the latest Sri Lanka player to link up with the inaugural Caribbean Premier T20 League (CPL) which climaxes in Trinidad this weekend. Dilshan, who has played for the Delhi Daredevils and the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier...
  • 3rd T20: Sri Lanka register consolation win over South Africa 06-08-2013 10:11 PM

    Hambantota: Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed an unbeaten 74 off 51 balls as Sri Lanka defeated South Africa by six wickets in the final Twenty20 game on Tuesday to retain their number one ranking in the short format. The hosts, already down 0-2 in the series, launched a spirited chase of South...
  • 5th ODI: Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to register 4-1 series win 31-07-2013 10:34 PM

    Colombo: Tillakaratne Dilshan was bowled for 99 and Kumar Sangakkara smashed an unbeaten 75 on Wednesday to propel Sri Lanka to a convincing 128-run win over South Africa, and a 4-1 victory in their one-day international series. Electing to bat first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored a challenging...
  • Dilshan, Sangakkara lift Sri Lanka to series win 28-07-2013 10:42 PM

    Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara pulverised South Africa's bowling as Sri Lanka took a decisive 3-1 lead in the one-day series with an eight-wicket victory in Pallekele on Sunday. Dilshan returned unbeaten on 115 and Sangakkara made 91 during a record partnership of 184 runs to steer the hosts...
  • Injured Tillakaratne Dilshan out of tri-series with calf injury 21-06-2013 05:17 PM

    Cardiff: Sri Lankan opener Tillkaratne Dilshan will not be part of the upcoming Celkon Mobile Cup in the West Indies after suffering an injury to his right calf during the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final on Thursday. Dilshan hobbled off the Sophia Gardens pitch with strain midway through the fifth over...
  • Champions Trophy, India vs Sri Lanka: Five key battles to look out for 20-06-2013 10:10 AM

    The ICC Champions Trophy has pitted two familiar foes against each other in India and Sri Lanka in the second semi-final. Deja vu, you could say, as the giants from the subcontinent will meet for the first time in an ODI tournament since the monumental 2011 World Cup final. So...
  • Dilshan, Jayawardene reprimanded for excessive appealing 10-06-2013 10:16 AM

    Birmingham: Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan and Mahela Jayawardene have been officially reprimanded for excessive appealing during their Champions Trophy match against New Zealand here. According to a statement from the ICC, Dilshan and Jayawardene were found to have breached Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and...
  • Kohli, Karthik tons help India beat SL by five wickets in warm-up 01-06-2013 11:25 PM

    Birmingham: Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik smashed a century each as India warmed-up their Champions Trophy campaign with a five-wicket thumping win over Sri Lanka in their first practice game on Saturday. Kohli (144) teamed up with Dinesh Karthik (106 not out) to rescue India from a wobbly start with...