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 :
My friends have given me a lot, but if i have to pick one out, it’s “DT.”
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.
Christian Bale/Alexandra Daddario.
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.