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Nuwan Pradeep      

Full name Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

Born October 19, 1986, Negombo

Current age 28 years 40 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 8 12 3 52 17* 5.77 135 38.51 0 0 8 0 1 0
ODIs 2 1 1 0 0* - 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 58 70 30 228 27* 5.70 513 44.44 0 0 27 7 25 0
List A 41 15 6 48 21 5.33 73 65.75 0 0 7 1 9 0
Twenty20 14 5 2 6 5 2.00 12 50.00 0 0 1 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 8 16 1468 1019 14 4/123 5/112 72.78 4.16 104.8 1 0 0
ODIs 2 2 108 115 3 2/63 2/63 38.33 6.38 36.0 0 0 0
First-class 58 95 6115 4170 113 5/36 7/113 36.90 4.09 54.1 7 2 0
List A 41 40 1635 1420 62 5/30 5/30 22.90 5.21 26.3 2 2 0
Twenty20 14 14 252 331 12 3/19 3/19 27.58 7.88 21.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Oct 18-22, 2011 scorecard
Last Test England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, Jun 20-24, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 4, 2012 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Panadura Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Panadura, Jan 18-20, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka A v West Indies A at Moratuwa, Oct 25-28, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Burgher Recreation Club v Sri Lanka Army Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Dec 8, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Sri Lanka Ports Authority Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Dec 19, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Ruhuna v Basnahira North at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Udarata Rulers v Western Troopers at Colombo (SSC), Jun 28, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/40, 2*, 0/1 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Moratuwa 25 Oct 2014 FC
0*, 3/28 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Matara 18 Oct 2014 FC
0/7 Rulers v Troopers Colombo (SSC) 28 Jun 2014 T20
13, 1/90, 0, 1/55 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
4/123, 4, 0/37, 0* Sri Lanka v England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
1/73 Sri Lankans v Northants Northampton 5 Jun 2014 FC
3, 3/36, 18*, 3/59 Bloomfield v Badureliya Katunayake 21 Mar 2014 FC
27*, 1/36 Bloomfield v Colts Katunayake 14 Mar 2014 FC
3/72, 6*, 0/6 Bloomfield v Ragama Colombo (Moors) 21 Feb 2014 FC
1/88, 10*, 0 Bloomfield v SLPACC Colombo (Bloomfield) 14 Feb 2014 FC
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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Aug 5, 2014

Nuwan Pradeep has a bowl at training, Galle, August 5, 2014

Nuwan Pradeep has a bowl at training

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Jun 24, 2014

Nuwan Pradeep broke a stubborn partnership, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 5th day, June 24, 2014

Nuwan Pradeep broke a stubborn partnership

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Jun 23, 2014

James Anderson finished the innings by bowling Nuwan Pradeep, England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 4th day, June 23, 2014

James Anderson finished the innings by bowling Nuwan Pradeep

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Bloomfield v SLPACC at Colombo (Bloomfield)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Col CC v Ragama at Colombo (CCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Colts v Moors at Colombo (Colts)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group B: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: Sinhalese v Saracens at Colombo (SSC)
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
Group A: SL Army v Tamil Union at Panagoda
Dec 1, 2014 (09:45 local | 04:15 GMT | 23:15 EST | 22:15 CST | 20:15 PST)
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