Dilshan and Tait have a go at each other

Tillakaratne Dilshan

Shaun Tait exchanges words with Tillakaratne Dilshan druing the Sri Lanka v Australia Group A ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 match at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on March 5, 2011.

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Anonymous's picture

I don't know what every now and then constitutes Sujan but Dili was only there for 4 balls, with one altercation before he was out. Dilshan pulling out late is the same sort of thing so I am guessing both of them were childish. At least it isn't the brand of cricket India plays which is to label everyone else a cheat and call out rascist comments and then lie about making them..Claiming Australia cheated because they didn't beat a team quick enough..and then Getting the a Tie against England that would have racked up huge gambling odds..that smells fishy to me...Not saying Cheating was involved..just that people in Glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

CCC's picture

Dilshan is a loser! Pada show!

Anonymous's picture

shaun tait is a loser. he was scared that he will get hammered so he made dilshan tenshion.

Anonymous's picture

There should be a way to control these type of behavior on the field. The umpires looks helpless in these situations and only thing they can do is to talk to the players or maybe report it to the match referee it it gets out of control (that's after the match).

I suggest there should be a way to punish for bad behavior on the field just as in football. Yellow card for the first warning, Red for.. you know what.

delan82's picture
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This is a tactic that Tait & many of his aussie team-mates use.
Dilshan was foolish a fell for the bait. As a consequence they will continue doing this to him.
The aussies used to say how this tactic worked against Kalu in the past as he would try hit the ball harder. Dislhan fell for same trap.
Some like Arjuna or Kumar Sangakarra can handle sledging well, others should ignore it and get on with game.
This is an ugly tactic and should be removed from the game, but as a batsmen you can hurt the opponent more by putting head-down, staying at the wicket and making a big score. That will shut them up!
If you watched the Ashes you would have seen they tried not to talk to KP on field and it made him more determined to make a big score.
Dilshan has been irresponsible & inconsistent since the last Zimbabwe tour. He needs to pull his head-in and focus, doing whats best for the team, not his own ego!

M.L.B's picture

Not sure who started this but Australians have a knack for behaving un-gentlemen like in certain events, mainly cricket. Brett Lee for example used filth on a bunch of Sri lankans dancing while playing Papare.

neu's picture

I think Tait is wrong. It's very clear that Tait was doing a well planned insultation. We all know that Dilshan cares no one when batting, just like Romesh and Sanath did few years ago. Almost all other Sri Lankan cricketers are mentally down except Dilshan when facing Austrailian bowling. So, I think Ricky Ponting may have advised Tait to do something like this. I didn't see Dilshan saying any rubbish word. It's Tait who started and did it. Too bad behavior from Austrailians. And of course, they will be backed up by the dirty media too.

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HEY U!!!!!!!!

Anonymous's picture

After the Dilly-Tait clash, May be Dilshan expected a Bouncer!!! from Tait and got out.His feet was not moving.He would have expected a Fast and Furious Bouncer.shame..

Anonymous's picture

Can you break mine mhizz-bunnyboo? I bet you can only bend :)

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