Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 24 years 88 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 10 19 0 587 81 30.89 810 72.46 0 5 63 4 25 5
ODIs Insights on odi 24 23 0 891 116 38.73 963 92.52 2 5 94 6 16 3
T20Is Insights on t20i 9 8 0 199 68 24.87 137 145.25 0 1 32 4 3 0
First-class 62 108 2 3822 209 36.05 4650 82.19 9 19 434 32 135 35
List A 78 76 0 2801 140 36.85 3066 91.35 7 13 310 23 66 20
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 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 62 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 78 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 3, 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 Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Sep 3, 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
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
1c/0s, 14 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (RPS) 31 Aug 2017 ODI # 3908 Insights on
13, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 27 Aug 2017 ODI # 3907 Insights on
31, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 24 Aug 2017 ODI # 3906 Insights on
64, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v India Dambulla 20 Aug 2017 ODI # 3905 Insights on
2c/0s, 29, 41 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269 Insights on
0c/2s, 51, 31 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 3 Aug 2017 Test # 2267 Insights on
4c/0s, 8, 0c/0s, 67 Sri Lanka v India Galle 26 Jul 2017 Test # 2265 Insights on
1c/0s, 6, 0c/0s, 81 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2263 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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Sep 6, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella's scoop over third man didn't quite work, Sri Lanka v India, Only T20I, Colombo, September 6, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella's scoop over third man didn't quite work

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Aug 24, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella plays his trademark pick-up shot, Sri Lanka v India, 2nd ODI, Pallekele, August 24, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella plays his trademark pick-up shot

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Aug 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella sways away from a bouncer, Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla, August 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella sways away from a bouncer

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