Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 25 years 27 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 21 40 2 1193 83 31.39 1718 69.44 0 9 134 7 51 16
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 77 136 7 4817 209 37.34 6090 79.09 10 26 541 35 171 46
List A 101 97 1 3316 140 34.54 3622 91.55 8 15 373 26 97 26
T20s Insights on t20 51 48 5 1020 79* 23.72 721 141.47 0 6 139 22 33 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 77 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 101 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 12-14, 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 Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 12-14, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Dambulla v Kandy at Colombo (PSS), May 8, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Mar 8, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18, 0c/0s, 9, 0c/2s Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 12 Jul 2018 Test # 2311 Insights on
1c/0s, 42, 1c/0s, 6 Sri Lanka v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Jun 2018 Test # 2309 Insights on
16, 3c/0s, 62, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v West Indies Gros Islet 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2308 Insights on
3c/0s, 31, 1c/0s, 19 Sri Lanka v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Jun 2018 Test # 2306 Insights on
74, 0c/0s Sri Lankans v WICB XI Tarouba 30 May 2018 FC
6, 1c/1s Kandy v Dambulla Colombo (PSS) 8 May 2018 LA
1c/1s, 60 Kandy v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 5 May 2018 LA
3c/0s, 75 Kandy v Galle Colombo (PSS) 2 May 2018 LA
3c/0s, 39, 0c/0s, 56* Kandy v Galle Hambantota 21 Apr 2018 FC
38, 3c/0s, 14* Kandy v Colombo Hambantota 8 Apr 2018 FC
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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Jul 18, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella trains at the SSC in Colombo, Colombo, July 18, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella trains at the SSC in Colombo

© Ishara S. Kodikara

Jul 14, 2018

Dilruwan Perera gets a hug from Niroshan Dickwella, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, July 14, 2018

Dilruwan Perera gets a hug from Niroshan Dickwella

© Associated Press

Jun 25, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella caught at second slip by Devon Smith. West Indies v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Bridgetown, 3rd day, June 25, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella caught at second slip by Devon Smith

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