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Eldenia Medagedara Dilshan yasika Munaweera, commonly known as Dilshan Munaweera (Sinhala: ඩිල්ශාන් මුණවීර; 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,He is a right-handed batsman, who can hit very hard and a handy [off break]] bowler.
Early and domestic career
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.
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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- "Saracens fall to first defeat". Mirror Sports. Retrieved 7 April 2015.
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- "79th Battle of the Maroons". School Cricket Ananda-Nalanda Battle. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
- "SLC Super Provincial 50 over tournament squads and fixtures". The Papare. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
- "Dilshan Munaweera has lot to prove". The Island. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
- "Brief interview with Dilshan Munaweera about T20 WC selection". Cric Turf. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
- "Sri Lanka tour of Australia, 1st T20I: Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Feb 17, 2017". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 17 February 2017.
- "Series lost, Sri Lanka chase assured World-Cup spot". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
- "4th ODI (D/N), India tour of Sri Lanka at Colombo, Aug 31 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
- "Sri Lanka assign 33 national contracts with pay hike". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
- "Sri Lankan players to receive pay hike". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 May 2018.