Thilan Samaraweera

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Facts of Thilan Samaraweera

Full Name
Thilan Thusara Samaraweera
Birth Name
Thilan Thusara Samaraweera
Famous Name
Thilan Samaraweera
Sri Lankan
Married to
Erandathie Samaraweera
Currently Married
Osuni and Sidhya
No. of Siblings
Father Nationality
Sri Lankan
Mother Nationality
Sri Lankan


Career & Net worth

$14,000 per week
Net Worth
Currently Club
New Zealand's cricket team coach


Married to
Erandathie Samaraweera
Currently Married

Thilan Samaraweera is a retired Sri Lankan cricket player who used to play professional cricket from the Sri Lanka national team. Thilan Samaraweera debuted for his national team on November 6, 1998, as an ODI player.

Samaraweera's primary role is a batsman but he also used to bowl. He is a right-arm off-break bowler. He debuted as an ODI player for Sri Lanka and he last played a Test match for Sri Lanka on January 3, 2013. He has earned 86 international caps for Test cricket and 97 international caps for ODI cricket. 

Who is Thilan Samaraweera? Physical status

Thilan Thusara Samaraweera, known as Thilan Samaraweera, was born on September 21, 1976, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Samaraweera grew up in Colombo and attended Sri Lankan School. His preparatory school name is not known. But he attended Ananda College, located in Colombo.

ThilanThilan playing cricket for Sri Lanka SOURCE:

Thilan Samaraweera parent's details are not available. Thilan has his younger brother who also played for Sri Lanka national team. His brother, Dulip Samaraweera played tests for Sri Lanka from 1993 to 1995. He is 5 feet and 9-inch tall and weighs 76 kg. He has black eyes and short black hair. Thilan is born with the Leo birth sign.

How much rich is Thilan?

Thilan, a legendary right-handed batsman, had a brilliant cricket career. He has previously competed in several cricket leagues in other nations. As a result, we might suppose he made a substantial quantity of money. In his cricketing days, he also led the Sri Lankan test squad.

ThilanThilan after scoring century SOURCE:

The New Zealand cricket team is presently coached by Thilan Samaraweera. Thilan is paid $2,000 per day to coach the New Zealand national team, a weekly salary of $14,000. Thilan also makes a lot of money from commercial partnerships, having previously managed the Australian national team. Thilan has a net worth of $4M. He possesses a personal luxury car and a spacious residence, leads a lavish lifestyle, and travels extensively.

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Samaraweera's relationship status

Sri Lankan batsman Thilan Samaraweera is a married athlete as of 2022. Samaraweera is married to Erandathie Samaraweera. Their married date is not known. 

Samaraweera couple gave birth to two beautiful daughters named Osuni and Sidhya. Erandathie Samaraweera's profession is not known as of now. She might not work as of now. They live happy married life in Sri Lanka with their two daughters.

Coaching Career

He was designated Sri Lanka's batting coach till the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in November 2017. However, following the conclusion of Sri Lanka's test series in New Zealand in 2018, he stood down as batting coach. He was recognized for working as a personal mentor to Kusal Mendis during the New Zealand tour in 2018, and Thilan made sure that Kusal Mendis was not dropped for the test match in Wellington.

SamaraweeraSamaraweera as a Bangladeshi coach SOURCE:

In the Indian Premier League, he was named fielding coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018. He was hired by New Zealand Cricket in 2019 to assist the New Zealand cricket team on their Test tour of Sri Lanka. He was named to New Zealand's coaching team for the cricket team's trip to Bangladesh and Pakistan in August 2021.

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