Rye is delighted to announce the signing of Sri Lankan spin bowling sensation Chanuka Dilshan for their 2023 Sussex League campaign.
Dilshan is a hugely talented left-arm spinner playing for Moors Sports Club in Sri Lankan domestic cricket, alongside Test stars Ramish Mendis, and Praveen Jayawickrama,
Over the past calendar year (2022), he has been one of Moors’ stand-out performers. In the most recent SLC Major Clubs Limited Overs Tournament (July 2022), he bagged 26 wickets at 11.73 to top his side’s wicket-charts, all with an economy rate of 3.25 per over.
To date, after 29 List A matches, Dilshan has now taken 55 wickets at 15.21, which represents statistically some of the best figures in Sri Lankan white ball cricket.
In the first-class format, the spinner has enjoyed similar success 62 wickets at 26.48 in 16 matches, including 21 at 20.66 during the current 2022/23 season.
The left-arm tweaker really is a quality prospect who is now set to embark on his maiden UK stint having signed with Rye for their 2023 Sussex Cricket League campaign.