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Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 21 years 252 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 4 7 0 144 72 20.57 238 60.50 0 1 15 1 15 2
ODIs 1 1 0 4 4 4.00 10 40.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 35 58 0 1885 209 32.50 2375 79.36 5 7 199 18 86 21
List A 41 41 0 1501 140 36.60 1727 86.91 5 4 159 15 40 13
Twenty20 9 8 2 119 42 19.83 108 110.18 0 0 11 2 4 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 35 1 18 11 0 - - - 3.66 - 0 0 0
List A 41 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-29, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Feb 1-2, 2013 scorecard
Last First-class Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club at Colombo (NCC), Feb 27-Mar 1, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Chilaw Marians Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 16, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Udarata Rulers v Southern Express at Colombo (SSC), Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 2c/2s, 30 Nondescripts v SL Air SC Colombo (NCC) 27 Feb 2015 FC
8, 1c/0s, 12, 2c/0s Nondescripts v Colts Colombo (Colts) 13 Feb 2015 FC
5, 1c/0s, 5, 1c/1s Nondescripts v Bloomfield Colombo (NCC) 6 Feb 2015 FC
2c/1s, 108, 1c/1s, 24 Nondescripts v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 30 Jan 2015 FC
55, 2c/0s, 4 Nondescripts v Ragama Colombo (NCC) 23 Jan 2015 FC
3c/0s, 209, 1c/1s Nondescripts v Badureliya Colombo (NCC) 16 Jan 2015 FC
2, 4 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2014 Test # 2151
19, 63 Sri Lankans v NZ Chairman Queenstown 21 Dec 2014 Other
1c/3s, 12 Nondescripts v Chilaw Colombo (NCC) 16 Dec 2014 LA
42, 1c/1s Nondescripts v SL Air SC Colombo (NCC) 14 Dec 2014 LA
Profile

An attacking left-hand wicketkeeper-batsman, Niroshan Dickwella arrived in first-class cricket already having built some hype, in a 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. Dickwella has become Nondescripts Cricket Club's regular wicketkeeper across all competitions, thanks in part to Dinesh Chandimal's long absences from domestic cricket, due to his presence in the national team. Since graduating to senior cricket, he has been particularly impressive in limited-overs cricket, hitting a memorable 104 off 91 balls in the final of the Inter-Provincial One-Day Tournament in 2013. Dickwella has also been a fixture in the Sri Lanka A team since 2013, and was called back from an A tour in England in July 2014, to take Chandimal's place in the national squad.

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Nov 16, 2014

Dhawal Kulkarni celebrates the wicket of Niroshan Dickwella, India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi, November 16, 2014

Dhawal Kulkarni celebrates the wicket of Niroshan Dickwella

© BCCI

Sep 3, 2014

Niroshan Dickwella was named the Emerging Cricketer of the Year, Colombo, September 3, 2014

Niroshan Dickwella was named the Emerging Cricketer of the Year

© SLC

Aug 15, 2014

Niroshan Dickwella celebrates Ahmed Shehzad's dismissal, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, August 15, 2014

Niroshan Dickwella celebrates Ahmed Shehzad's dismissal

© AFP

Series Results
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds - Jul 1, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Manchester - Jun 28, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 33 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - Jun 24, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 46 balls remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 20, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 46 runs
England v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 17, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
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