Nuwan Pradeep      

Full name Aththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando

Born October 19, 1986, Negombo

Current age 30 years 337 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 26 46 17 132 17* 4.55 349 37.82 0 0 19 0 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 23 10 6 18 7 4.50 36 50.00 0 0 2 0 6 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 2 1 0 0 0 0.00 1 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
First-class 85 117 50 351 27* 5.23 815 43.06 0 0 40 11 31 0
List A 67 28 13 83 21 5.53 126 65.87 0 0 12 1 16 0
T20s Insights on t20 22 7 3 15 9* 3.75 17 88.23 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 26 49 4792 2880 67 6/132 7/180 42.98 3.60 71.5 6 1 0
ODIs Insights on odi 23 21 1052 1040 26 3/60 3/60 40.00 5.93 40.4 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 2 2 24 37 0 - - - 9.25 - 0 0 0
First-class 85 144 11004 6918 203 6/132 9/113 34.07 3.77 54.2 13 5 0
List A 67 64 2789 2530 91 5/30 5/30 27.80 5.44 30.6 2 2 0
T20s Insights on t20 22 22 391 491 26 5/17 5/17 18.88 7.53 15.0 1 1 0
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Oct 18-22, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 3-6, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Jul 31, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at Hambantota, Jul 6, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Sri Lanka at Southampton, Jul 5, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Panadura Sports Club v Burgher Recreation Club at Panadura, Jan 18-20, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (SSC), Aug 3-6, 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 Hambantota, Jul 6, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Ruhuna v Basnahira North at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v Sri Lanka at Centurion, Jan 20, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/63, 0, 1 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 3 Aug 2017 Test # 2267 Insights on
6/132, 10, 0/63, 0 Sri Lanka v India Galle 26 Jul 2017 Test # 2265 Insights on
1/28 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 6 Jul 2017 ODI # 3901 Insights on
1/18 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 2 Jul 2017 ODI # 3899 Insights on
0/52 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 30 Jun 2017 ODI # 3897 Insights on
1, 3/60 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Cardiff 12 Jun 2017 ODI # 3888 Insights on
1/73 Sri Lanka v India The Oval 8 Jun 2017 ODI # 3882 Insights on
2/54, 5 Sri Lanka v South Africa The Oval 3 Jun 2017 ODI # 3877 Insights on
0/37 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Birmingham 30 May 2017 Other OD
3/57 Sri Lanka v Australia The Oval 26 May 2017 Other OD
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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Jul 28, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep played inside the line and was bowled for 10, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, July 28, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep played inside the line and was bowled for 10

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Jul 27, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep claimed his maiden five-wicket haul, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day, July 27, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep claimed his maiden five-wicket haul

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Jul 27, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep soaks in the reward for his discipline, Sri Lanka v India, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day, July 27, 2017

Nuwan Pradeep soaks in the reward for his discipline

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