Cricket player Tillakaratne Dilshan is well-known. His birthplace is Kalutara, Sri Lanka, and he was born there on October 14, 1976. He is famous as the former captain of Sri Lankan cricket. He is a right-handed batsman who invented the “DilScoop” shot, which requires going on one knee and scooping the ball over the head of a wicketkeeper.
Tillakaratne Dilshan Bio
|Full Name||Tillakaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan|
|Nick Name||Dilee, Mr.Pallekele|
|Birthday||October 14, 1976|
|Also Known||Tuwan Mohamad Dilshan|
|Religion||Islam & Buddhism|
Tillakaratne Dilshan Family
His mother was a Buddhist, whereas Dilshan’s father was a Muslim. Before his parent’s divorce, he continued to identify as a Muslim under Tuwan Muhammad Dilshan. Later, he changed his name to Tillakaratne Dilshan.
Resadu Tillakaratne was born to Dilshan and Nilanka Vithanage after their first unsuccessful marriage. In 2008, Dilshan wed Manjula Thilini, an actress from Sri Lanka. Dilshan now has three children from his second wife: two daughters and a son.
|Father Name||Under Review|
|Mother Name||Under Review|
|Number of Siblings||5|
|Daughter||Resandi Linama Tillakaratne & Lasadi Dihasansa Tillakaratne|
|Son||Resadu Tillakaratne & Dihela Dinhath Tillakaratne|
Tillakaratne Dilshan Net Worth
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
|Source of Income||Playing Cricket|
|House||Living In Own House.|
Dilshan Physical Measurements
|Height||In cm: 173 cm In Fts: 5 ft 8 in|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling Style||Right arm Off break|
|Coach & Mentor||Ranjan Paranavitana|
|Jersy & Shirt Number||23|
|Teams||Surrey, Singha Sports Club, Peshawar Zalmi, Karachi Kings, Kalutara Town Club, Delhi Daredevils, Northern Districts, Basnahira South, Asia XI, Sri Lanka, Royal Challengers Bangalore|
Tillakaratne Dilshan Education
He received his elementary education at the Jaffna Sinhala Madya Maha Vidyalaya in Jaffna before continuing his schooling at the Kalutara Vidyalaya, where he began playing cricket as a youngster. The only thing on his mind was to succeed in sports because his family did not want him to play cricket.
|Primary School||Jaffna Sinhala Madya Maha Vidyalaya|
|High Scool||Kalutara Vidyalaya|
The three-year agreement led to Dilshan signing with Delhi Daredevils of the Indian Premier League. Because of the absence of Virender Sehwag, he was selected captain for the second season.
He briefly affiliated with the New Zealand club Northern Districts in the 2010 campaign. He was resaved in 2011 and was purchased by Royal Challengers Bangalore for the 2011–2013 season.
Later, in 2013, he spent a season with the Dhaka Gladiators. In 2014, he played as Sydney Thunders’ opening batter in the Big Bash League. HDerbyshire hired him for the 2013 summer season.
Dilshan participated in Bangladesh Premier League 2015 throughout the entire season 2015. He was selected by Peshawar Zalmi in 2017 as a fill-in player for the campaign.
Dilshan entered politics after retiring, publicly endorsing Rajapaksa as a contender for president in Sri Lanka’s 2015 national campaign. He was also chosen to serve as the brand manager for campaigns to increase awareness of renal illnesses during the same year.
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