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Full Name  Dulip Liyanage
Batting style  Left-hand bat
Dulip Liyanage (Cricketer) family

Bowling style  Right-arm fast-medium

Dulip Kapila Liyanage (born June 6, 1972 in Kalutara) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer. He is a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He studied at the Kalutara Vidyalaya.


International career

Liyanage made his Test debut in the same Test as Muttiah Muralitharan in 1992-93, and when bowling, captured the wicket of Tom Moody with his third ball. He went wicketless during the summers against India in 1993-94, and didn't return until 1997. Following this he played in several One-day internationals before injury in Pakistan ruled him out again.

He along with Kumar Dharmasena set the record for the highest 8th wicket stand for Sri Lanka in ODI cricket (91).

Domestic career

Dulip continued to dominate in first class cricket representing Colts Cricket Club in Colombo, Sri Lanka as an attacking All-Rounder, which earned him the opportunity of representing Sri Lanka in Hong Kong International Cricket Sixes tournament(2003) as Captain/Manager.

In the 2006/07 Australian season, Dulip was contracted as a coach/player at the East Ivanhoe Saints Cricket Club in Victoria. Dulip now plays and coaches the Preston Druids Cricket Club

Being an ECB and Australia Level-2 accredited qualified coach, Dulip is currently associated with Cricket Victoria and Parade College in a coaching capacity. Dulip is currently running own academy ( DLCA) in Melbourne.


Dulip Liyanage Wikipedia

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