Dilhara Lokuhettige

Team Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Sri Lanka National Cricket Team
Role Bowler
Born Jul 3, 1980
Nationality Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Team History
Sri Lanka National Cricket Team Sri Lanka 2000 - present

Dilhara Lokuhettige is a right handed batsman and right arm fast medium bowler in the Sri Lanka cricket team. Some of the other teams for which he has played are Uva Province, Ruhuna, Moors Sports Club, Galle Cricket Club and Antonians Sports Club.

India and Sri Lanka contested in a One day International on 30th July 2005 at Dambulla and this was the debut One dayer of Lokuhettige. He got the chance to bowl 10 overs, out of which 2 were maidens and 31 runs were given away while dismissing 2 batsmen. He scored 21 runs in 20 deliveries at the No. 7 batting spot. Sri Lanka won this match by 3 wickets with 10 deliveries remaining. Dilhara’s debut Twenty20 International was played on 10th October 2008 at King City against Zimbabwe. He bowled 3 overs in which 24 runs were scored and no wickets were taken. He did not get an opportunity to bat in this match. Sri Lanka won this match by 5 wickets with 6 balls to spare.

Career Highlights

Dilhara contested in 8 One day Internationals in which he bowled 282 balls and conceded 221 runs at a economy rate of 4.70, bowling strike rate of 47 and bowling average of 36.83. He took 6 wickets. Dilhara played in just 2 Twenty20 Internationals in which he took 2 wickets in 30 deliveries while giving away 30 runs. His bowling average was 15, economy rate was 6 and bowling strike rate was 15.

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