Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 22 years 230 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 46 77 1 2588 209 34.05 3161 81.87 8 9 283 26 113 27
List A 50 49 0 1683 140 34.34 1940 86.75 5 5 181 15 48 14
Twenty20 29 27 4 554 79* 24.08 400 138.50 0 4 71 12 21 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 46 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 50 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 29 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Jan 8-10, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Colts Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (RPS), Dec 30, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Colombo Commandos v Galle Guardians at Colombo (RPS), Feb 5, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 11 Commandos v Guardians Colombo (RPS) 5 Feb 2016 T20
1c/1s, 72 Commandos v Troopers Colombo (RPS) 3 Feb 2016 T20
2c/1s, 4 Commandos v Kurunegala W Colombo (RPS) 30 Jan 2016 T20
0, 0c/1s Commandos v Crusaders Colombo (RPS) 29 Jan 2016 T20
51, 0c/0s Commandos v Troopers Colombo (RPS) 27 Jan 2016 T20
0c/0s, 51 Commandos v Guardians Colombo (RPS) 26 Jan 2016 T20
31, 0c/1s Nondescripts v Tamil Union Colombo (RPS) 23 Jan 2016 T20
21 Nondescripts v Ragama Colombo (Colts) 21 Jan 2016 T20
24, 4c/0s Nondescripts v Sinhalese Colombo (PSS) 20 Jan 2016 T20
13, 0c/0s Nondescripts v Bloomfield Colombo (PSS) 19 Jan 2016 T20
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

Results
Moors v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Apr 5-8, 2013
Sinhalese won by 6 wickets
Badureliya v Chilaw at Kaluthara - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Bloomfield v Colts at Colombo (Bloomfield) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Bloomfield won by an innings and 163 runs
Col CC v SLPACC at Colombo (CCC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Kurunegala Y v SL Navy at Kurunegala - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Navy won by 6 wickets
Lankan CC v Ragama at Katunayake - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Ragama won by 201 runs
Moors v Panadura at Colombo (Moors) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Moors won by 7 runs
Saracens v SL Army at Panagoda - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
SL Army won by an innings and 2 runs
SL Air SC v Burgher at Colombo (Riffle) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
Tamil Union v Sinhalese at Colombo (SSC) - Mar 30-Apr 1, 2013
Match drawn
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