Srilanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan to call it quits from international cricket after the series against Australia

The top order bludgeoner for Srilanka, Tillakaratne Dilshan has finally decided to call it quits from international cricket as the current series against Australia will be his last one. Australia are currently playing five one day games against Srilanka and the final game will be held at Dambulla on Sunday and also the T20 series followed after that.

He does holds an exceptional record in limited overs as the being fourth Srilankan batsmen to score more than 10,000 in the format. He has scored 22 hundred and 47 fifties in 329 games played while representing Srilanka. He has been among most dangerous players in world cricket at the top of the innings in last decade besides David Warner and Virender Sehwag. Dilshan also has played 78 T20s and 87 Tests in his career. He had earlier call it quits from test cricket in 2013 as he wanted to concentrate on playing in limited overs format for Srilanka.

Srilankan maestro at the top has also produced good numbers in t20 cricket with 78 matches played and compiled 1884 runs till now. He has scored a century and 13 fifties in the format. Cricketing fans will be hoping that he for last few games can produce yet another stellar performance to quit the game on a high.

 

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