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Dulip Liyanage

Dulip Liyanage
Personal information
Full name
Dulip Kapila Liyanage
Born (1972-06-06) 6 June 1972 (age 51)
Kalutara, Sri Lanka
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
International information
National side
Test debut (cap 53)2 September 1992 v Australia
Last Test29 August 2001 v India
ODI debut (cap 67)4 December 1992 v New Zealand
Last ODI30 October 2001 v Zimbabwe
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI
Matches 9 16
Runs scored 69 144
Batting average 7.66 16.00
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 23 43
Balls bowled 1,355 642
Wickets 17 10
Bowling average 39.17 51.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 4/56 3/49
Catches/stumpings 0/– 6/–
Source: Cricinfo, 9 February 2006

Dulip Kapila Liyanage (born 6 June 1972) 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).[1][2]

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. He made his Twenty20 debut on 17 August 2004, for Colts Cricket Club in the 2004 SLC Twenty20 Tournament.[3]


  1. ^ "Only ODI: West Indies v Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Jun 6, 1997 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Cricket Records | Records | Sri Lanka | One-Day Internationals | Highest partnerships by wicket | ESPN Cricinfo". Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 23 November 2016. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  3. ^ "1st Round, Colombo, Aug 17 2004, Twenty-20 Tournament". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 April 2021.
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