Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 24 years 245 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 17 32 2 990 83 33.00 1351 73.27 0 8 111 7 42 14
ODIs Insights on odi 36 34 1 1074 116 32.54 1171 91.71 2 5 118 7 28 6
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 12 0 249 68 20.75 179 139.10 0 1 37 5 7 0
First-class 69 121 4 4225 209 36.11 5191 81.39 9 22 482 35 152 44
List A 90 87 1 2984 140 34.69 3274 91.14 7 13 334 24 78 23
T20s Insights on t20 43 40 4 850 79* 23.61 605 140.49 0 5 116 18 30 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 69 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 90 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 43 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 8-10, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 27, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 15, 2018 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 Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 8-10, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 27, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 15, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 11 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 15 Feb 2018 T20I # 648
1, 0c/0s, 10, 3c/2s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 8 Feb 2018 Test # 2296 Insights on
2c/1s, 62, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Chittagong 31 Jan 2018 Test # 2295 Insights on
42, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 27 Jan 2018 ODI # 3967 Insights on
2c/0s Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 25 Jan 2018 ODI # 3965 Insights on
2c/0s, 7 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Dhaka 21 Jan 2018 ODI # 3962 Insights on
2c/0s, 16 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 19 Jan 2018 ODI # 3959 Insights on
1, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v India Mumbai 24 Dec 2017 T20I # 635
1c/0s, 25 Sri Lanka v India Indore 22 Dec 2017 T20I # 634
1c/0s, 13 Sri Lanka v India Cuttack 20 Dec 2017 T20I # 633
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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Feb 10, 2018

Mominul Haque cuts off the back foot, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day, February 10, 2018

Mominul Haque cuts off the back foot

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Feb 3, 2018

Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Dimuth Karunaratne fly into an appeal, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day, February 3, 2018

Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Dimuth Karunaratne fly into an appeal

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Feb 3, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella pulls one away, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day, February 3, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella pulls one away

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