Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 24 years 58 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 10 19 0 587 81 30.89 810 72.46 0 5 63 4 25 5
ODIs Insights on odi 20 19 0 831 116 43.73 907 91.62 2 5 86 4 14 2
T20Is Insights on t20i 8 7 0 182 68 26.00 123 147.96 0 1 29 4 3 0
First-class 62 108 2 3822 209 36.05 4650 82.19 9 19 434 32 135 35
List A 74 72 0 2741 140 38.06 3010 91.06 7 13 302 21 64 19
T20s Insights on t20 38 35 4 783 79* 25.25 549 142.62 0 5 108 17 26 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 10 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 8 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 62 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Geelong, Feb 19, 2017 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 India at Pallekele, Aug 12-14, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Aug 20, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Australia v Sri Lanka at Geelong, Feb 19, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
64, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v India Dambulla 20 Aug 2017 ODI # 3905 Insights on
2c/0s, 29, 41 Sri Lanka v India Pallekele 12 Aug 2017 Test # 2269 Insights on
0c/2s, 51, 31 Sri Lanka v India Colombo (SSC) 3 Aug 2017 Test # 2267 Insights on
4c/0s, 8, 0c/0s, 67 Sri Lanka v India Galle 26 Jul 2017 Test # 2265 Insights on
1c/0s, 6, 0c/0s, 81 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 14 Jul 2017 Test # 2263 Insights on
3, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 10 Jul 2017 ODI # 3904 Insights on
116, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 8 Jul 2017 ODI # 3903 Insights on
0c/0s, 102 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Hambantota 6 Jul 2017 ODI # 3901 Insights on
2c/0s, 35 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 2 Jul 2017 ODI # 3899 Insights on
10, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Galle 30 Jun 2017 ODI # 3897 Insights on
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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Aug 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella sways away from a bouncer, Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla, August 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella sways away from a bouncer

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Aug 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella gets down to play a paddle sweep, Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla, August 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella gets down to play a paddle sweep

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Aug 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella gave Sri Lanka an aggressive start, Sri Lanka v India, 1st ODI, Dambulla, August 20, 2017

Niroshan Dickwella gave Sri Lanka an aggressive start

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