Milinda Siriwardana is one of the 15 players who have been named in the Sri Lanka squad to play the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Milinda Siriwardana, who made his one-day international debut on 11-Jul-15, had played 26 ODI matches until the 2019 World Cup. In the 23 innings he batted in, he had scored a total of 513 runs, having faced 521 balls, at an average of 23.32 and a strike rate of 98.46. He was unbeaten in 1 of those innings. His highest score in an innings was 66. He had 0 centuries and 3 half-centuries to his name. In the bowling department, Milinda Siriwardana had bowled 589 balls and taken 9 wickets while conceding a total of 530 runs. He had an average of 58.89 and an economy rate of 5.4 His best ODI bowling performance was 2/27.
Milinda Siriwardana is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer, who plays for limited over formats. He is a left-hand batsman and a left-arm spinner. In April 2019, he was named in Sri Lanka's squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. The International Cricket Council (ICC) named him as one of the five surprise picks for the tournament.
On 11 July 2015, Milinda made his One Day International (ODI) debut at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in the ODI series against Pakistan.
He scored his first ODI fifty in the fifth ODI in Pakistan series, where him with skipper Angelo Mathews had a unbeaten partnership of 114 runs. Sri Lanka posted their highest ever ODI total against Pakistan by scoring 368/4 in 50 overs.
He made his Twenty20 International debut for Sri Lanka against Pakistan on 30 July 2015. He was the highest run scorer for Sri Lanka in that match, where he had quick 35 runs, until he gets caught.
Milinda made his Test debut on 14 October 2015, against the West Indies. Before gaining the Test cap, he scored a unbeaten century in the three-day practice match against the same side.
He was intrumental with the bat and ball to take the team to series win.
After average performance in the Test series against England, Siriwardana was dropped from being named to 5-match ODI series. He was named back to the squad for the 3-T20I series against Australia in 2017.