Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 25 years 212 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 27 51 4 1436 83 30.55 2051 70.01 0 10 162 7 66 17
ODIs 49 46 1 1555 116 34.55 1655 93.95 2 9 180 12 33 7
T20Is 15 14 0 270 68 19.28 196 137.75 0 1 39 6 9 0
First-class 83 147 9 5060 209 36.66 6423 78.77 10 27 569 35 186 47
List A 114 109 1 3797 140 35.15 4106 92.47 8 19 435 31 102 27
T20s 57 54 5 1065 79* 21.73 768 138.67 0 6 144 24 40 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 27 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 49 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 83 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 114 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 26-30, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nelson, Jan 8, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland, Jan 11, 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 New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-30, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nelson, Jan 8, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland, Jan 11, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/0s, 4*, 0c/0s, 19 Sri Lankans v CA XI Hobart 17 Jan 2019 Other
1c/0s, 18 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Auckland 11 Jan 2019 T20I # 718
0c/0s, 46 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Nelson 8 Jan 2019 ODI # 4076
2c/0s, 9 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 5 Jan 2019 ODI # 4075
0c/0s, 76 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 3 Jan 2019 ODI # 4074
1c/0s, 4, 1c/0s, 19 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2336
80*, 3c/0s Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 15 Dec 2018 Test # 2335
0, 0c/1s, 43*, 0c/0s Sri Lankans v NZ XI Napier 8 Dec 2018 Other
1c/0s, 5, 2c/1s, 19 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (SSC) 23 Nov 2018 Test # 2329
1c/0s, 25, 0c/0s, 35 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326
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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Jan 11, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella hits one in the air, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Only T20I, Auckland, January 11, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella hits one in the air

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Jan 8, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella got Sri Lanka's chase off to a blazing start, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Nelson, January 8, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella got Sri Lanka's chase off to a blazing start

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Jan 3, 2019

Jimmy Neesham celebrates after castling Niroshan Dickwella, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Mount Maunganui, January 3, 2019

Jimmy Neesham celebrates after castling Niroshan Dickwella

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