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Height  5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
2015–present  Sylhet Super Stars
Batting style  Right-handed
Name  Dilshan Munaweera

Bowling style  Right-arm offbreak
Role  Cricket Player
National side  Sri Lanka
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Full name  Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera
Born  24 April 1989 (age 26) (1989-04-24) Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Similar People  Jeevan Mendis, Angelo Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Jonathan Carter, Raymon Reifer

Education  Nalanda College, Colombo

Main target is to play all three formats - Munaweera and Priyanjan


Eldeniya Medagedara Dilshan Yasika Munaweera, commonly as Dilshan Munaweera (born 24 April 1989 in Colombo), is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays limited over formats for the national side. He is a member of 2012 ICC World Twenty20 for Sri Lanka, but dropped from the squad in 2013. He is a right-handed batsman, who can hit very hard and an occasional off break bowler.

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Personal life

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Coming from a cricketing background Munaweera is the son of former first class cricketer Sudath Munaweera and Manjula Munaweera also played women's cricket. Munaweera got married in 2016 to Sanjeewani Palihakkara who is a fashion designer.

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He was educated at Nalanda College Colombo and played cricket for the college first XI team from 2006 to 2008.

International career

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Munaweera has played first-class cricket for Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club. He has also played four Twenty20 Internationals for Sri Lanka.

He represented Sri Lanka at the 2008 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup and at the 2010 Asian Games.

Munaweera was picked up for the 3-T20Is against Australia in 2017 as a senior batsman, where many senior players were ruled out due to injuries. In his comeback match on 17 February 2017, Munaweera scored 29-ball 44 runs to provide a fast start to the chase. Sri Lanka finally won the match by 5 wickets. In August 2017, he was added to Sri Lanka's One Day International (ODI) squad ahead of the fourth match against India. He made his ODI debut on 31 August 2017 against India. He only scored 11 runs and Sri Lanka lost the match by 168 runs.

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