Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 25 years 122 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, St Lucia Stars, 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 22 42 3 1205 83 30.89 1734 69.49 0 9 136 7 54 16
ODIs Insights on odi 46 43 1 1424 116 33.90 1558 91.39 2 8 168 7 31 7
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 12 0 249 68 20.75 179 139.10 0 1 37 5 7 0
First-class 78 138 8 4829 209 37.14 6106 79.08 10 26 543 35 174 46
List A 111 106 1 3666 140 34.91 4009 91.44 8 18 423 26 100 27
T20s Insights on t20 55 52 5 1044 79* 22.21 751 139.01 0 6 142 23 38 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 22 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 78 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 111 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-23, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 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 Colombo (SSC), Jul 20-23, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Colombo v Galle at Dambulla, Aug 26, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
95, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 23 Oct 2018 ODI # 4058 Insights on
52, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 20 Oct 2018 ODI # 4055 Insights on
36, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 17 Oct 2018 ODI # 4054 Insights on
0c/0s, 9 Sri Lanka v England Dambulla 13 Oct 2018 ODI # 4053 Insights on
- Sri Lanka v England Dambulla 10 Oct 2018 ODI # 4052 Insights on
0, 1c/0s Galle v Colombo Dambulla 26 Aug 2018 T20
10, 2c/0s Galle v Kandy Dambulla 25 Aug 2018 T20
1c/0s, 13 Galle v Dambulla Colombo (RPS) 22 Aug 2018 T20
1c/0s, 1 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2018 T20
43, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v South Africa Colombo (RPS) 12 Aug 2018 ODI # 4031 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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Oct 23, 2018

Moeen Ali made the breakthrough for England, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, October 23, 2018

Moeen Ali made the breakthrough for England

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Oct 23, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama and Niroshan Dickwella put on a century stand for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, October 23, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama and Niroshan Dickwella put on a century stand for Sri Lanka

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Oct 23, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella brings out the scoop, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, October 23rd

Niroshan Dickwella brings out the scoop

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