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Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 24 years 150 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, Trinity College

Nickname Niro

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Left-hand bat

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Trinity College, Kandy

Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 12 23 1 783 83 35.59 1077 72.70 0 7 85 5 30 8
ODIs Insights on odi 29 28 0 953 116 34.03 1027 92.79 2 5 102 7 20 5
T20Is Insights on t20i 9 8 0 199 68 24.87 137 145.25 0 1 32 4 3 0
First-class 64 112 3 4018 209 36.86 4917 81.71 9 21 456 33 140 38
List A 83 81 0 2863 140 35.34 3130 91.46 7 13 318 24 70 22
T20s Insights on t20 39 36 4 800 79* 25.00 563 142.09 0 5 111 17 26 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 29 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 64 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 83 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Oct 23, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 6, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Feb 1-2, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Oct 23, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 6, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
73*, 0/3 Sri Lankans v Ind Pres XI Kolkata 11 Nov 2017 Other
0, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Sharjah 23 Oct 2017 ODI # 3930 Insights on
22, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Sharjah 20 Oct 2017 ODI # 3927 Insights on
18, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 18 Oct 2017 ODI # 3926 Insights on
2c/0s, 3 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 16 Oct 2017 ODI # 3924 Insights on
0c/0s, 19 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 13 Oct 2017 ODI # 3922 Insights on
52, 0c/0s, 21, 2c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2278 Insights on
83, 1c/1s, 40*, 2c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2275 Insights on
17, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 6 Sep 2017 T20I # 618
2, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 3 Sep 2017 ODI # 3909 Insights on
Profile

An attacking left-hand and unorthodox wicketkeeper-batsman, Niroshan Dickwella arrived in first-class cricket already having built some hype through his stellar school cricket career. He won Sri Lanka's Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award in 2012, having hit over 1000 runs in the previous season, and having led Trinity College to the national championship.

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Nov 19, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella leaps to play the pull, India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 4th Day, Kolkata, 19 November, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella leaps to play the pull

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Oct 18, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella was bowled off the inside edge, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Abu Dhabi, October 18, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella was bowled off the inside edge

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Oct 9, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella jumps in joy after pouching Haris Sohail, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Dubai, 4th day, October 9, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella jumps in joy after pouching Haris Sohail

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