Dad’s Double Hundred at SSC my favorite : Duvindu Tillakaratne

Written by Toshi Pawar

At 21, he has already taken the wicket of World’s Best batsman Virat Kohli (at net session during India’s tour of Sri Lanka in August-September). He was also the best bowler of recently concluded Mercantile tournament, with 23 Scalps in just nine games. Cricket Age did a quick Chit-Chat with Sri Lanka’s Rising Star Duvindu Tillakaratne, and here are the excerpts :

Date of birth :


Nick Name

My friends have given me a lot, but if i have to pick one out, it’s “DT.”

First School

S. Thomas’ college, Mount Lavinia. Later, Trinity college kandy.

First Live Match

I have been watching my Dad’s matches from a very early age. Can remember his double hundred at SSC in 2001.

Favourite Movie

Hacksaw Ridge.

Favorite Batsman

Kevin pietersen.

Favourite Actor/Actress

Christian Bale/Alexandra Daddario.

Favourite Bowler

Rangana Herath/ Ravindra Jadeja.

Favourite Touring Destination

Yala National Park, Sri Lanka.


S. Thomas’ college and Trinity College.

Favourite Sports Other Than Cricket

Rugby and football.

About the author

Toshi Pawar

Girl who loves blogging, fashion, photography. Digital Strategist for @CricketAge and SEO, Social Media Expert at Mr.HiTech.

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