Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 26 years 58 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Montreal Tigers, 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 32 59 4 1687 83 30.67 2391 70.55 0 12 187 9 81 18
ODIs 52 49 1 1571 116 32.72 1679 93.56 2 9 182 12 38 9
T20Is 18 17 0 328 68 19.29 235 139.57 0 1 48 7 10 0
First-class 90 159 9 5498 209 36.65 6996 78.58 11 29 621 37 211 48
List A 127 122 2 4060 140 33.83 4382 92.65 9 20 469 35 116 30
T20s 60 57 5 1123 79* 21.59 807 139.15 0 6 153 25 41 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 32 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 90 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 127 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 60 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Galle, Aug 14-18, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Mar 10, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Mar 24, 2019 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 New Zealand at Galle, Aug 14-18, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A India A v Sri Lanka A at Hubli, Jun 15, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg, Mar 24, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s, 61, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v New Zealand Galle 14 Aug 2019 Test # 2354
0, 0c/0s SL Pres. XI v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 23 Jul 2019 Other OD
0c/0s, 111 Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 15 Jun 2019 LA
11* Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 14 Jun 2019 LA
0c/0s, 8 Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 13 Jun 2019 LA
1c/0s, 62 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 10 Jun 2019 LA
5, 0c/0s Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 8 Jun 2019 LA
1c/0s, 19 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 6 Jun 2019 LA
4c/0s, 39, 3c/0s, 18 Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 31 May 2019 FC
3c/0s, 103, 27 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 25 May 2019 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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Aug 16, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella lifts one into the leg side, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day, August 16, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella lifts one into the leg side

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Aug 15, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella cuts, Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day, August 15, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella cuts

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Aug 14, 2019

Tom Latham steers the ball past Niroshan Dickwella , Sri Lanka v New Zealand, 1st Test, Galle, 1st day, August 14, 2019

Tom Latham steers the ball past Niroshan Dickwella

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