Nuwan Pradeep      

Full name Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

Born October 19, 1986, Negombo

Current age 31 years 95 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Burgher Recreation Club, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club

Nickname Sirasa

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Vidhyaloka Maha Vidyalaya, Katana

Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 28 50 17 132 17* 4.00 361 36.56 0 0 19 0 5 0
ODIs Insights on odi 28 12 8 18 7 4.50 52 34.61 0 0 2 0 6 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 5 3 2 0 0* 0.00 6 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 87 121 50 351 27* 4.94 827 42.44 0 0 40 11 32 0
List A 72 30 15 83 21 5.53 142 58.45 0 0 12 1 16 0
T20s Insights on t20 25 9 5 15 9* 3.75 22 68.18 0 0 1 1 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 28 53 5077 3003 70 6/132 7/180 42.90 3.54 72.5 6 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 28 26 1298 1287 33 3/28 3/28 39.00 5.94 39.3 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 5 5 96 172 3 2/61 2/61 57.33 10.75 32.0 0 0 0
First-class 87 148 11289 7041 206 6/132 9/113 34.17 3.74 54.8 13 5 0
List A 72 69 3035 2777 98 5/30 5/30 28.33 5.48 30.9 2 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 25 25 463 626 29 5/17 5/17 21.58 8.11 15.9 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Oct 18-22, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Jan 21, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Dec 24, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Panadura Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Panadura, Jan 18-20, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Dec 8, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Dhaka, Jan 21, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Ruhuna v Basnahira North at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Dec 24, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3/28 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 21 Jan 2018 ODI # 3962 Insights on
2/66, 0* Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 19 Jan 2018 ODI # 3959 Insights on
0/36 Sri Lanka v India Mumbai 24 Dec 2017 T20I # 635
2/61, 0* Sri Lanka v India Indore 22 Dec 2017 T20I # 634
1/38, 0* Sri Lanka v India Cuttack 20 Dec 2017 T20I # 633
0*, 0/10 Sri Lanka v India Visakhapatnam 17 Dec 2017 ODI # 3942 Insights on
0/106 Sri Lanka v India Mohali 13 Dec 2017 ODI # 3941 Insights on
2/37 Sri Lanka v India Dharamsala 10 Dec 2017 ODI # 3939 Insights on
0, 0/21, 0, 1/21 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 6 Oct 2017 Test # 2278 Insights on
0, 2/77, 0, 0/4 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Abu Dhabi 28 Sep 2017 Test # 2275 Insights on
Profile

Fast bowler Nuwan Pradeep didn't play with a cricket ball till he was 20 but less than three years later he was in Sri Lanka's Test squad. He won a pace contest in 2007, impressing the talent scouts in a soft-ball event, and was sent straight to Sri Lanka Cricket's academy. He follows in the Sri Lankan tradition of maverick bowlers with unconventional actions. Like Lasith Malinga, he has a slinging action and has troubled many batsmen in domestic cricket with his pace, generated from a long run-up. Pradeep toured Sri Lanka A to Australia in 2010, where he was among the quickest bowlers from both sides though he didn't bag many wickets. Less than a month later, he was rewarded with a call-up to the national squad for the second Test against India.
Cricinfo Staff July 2010

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Dec 22, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep conceded 61 runs in four overs, India v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Indore, December 22, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep conceded 61 runs in four overs

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Oct 1, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep bowled quick on the fourth day, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day, October 1, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep bowled quick on the fourth day

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Sep 30, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep leaps before delivering, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day, September 30, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep leaps before delivering

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