Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 25 years 117 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 44 41 1 1277 116 31.92 1391 91.80 2 6 151 7 30 6
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 109 104 1 3519 140 34.16 3842 91.59 8 16 406 26 99 26
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 44 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 78 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 109 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Pallekele, Oct 17, 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 Pallekele, Oct 17, 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
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
34, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v South Africa Pallekele 8 Aug 2018 ODI # 4030 Insights on
0c/0s, 10 Sri Lanka v South Africa Pallekele 5 Aug 2018 ODI # 4029 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 17, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella started with intent for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, October 17, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella started with intent for Sri Lanka

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Aug 12, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella leaps to play one, Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 5th ODI, Colombo, August 12, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella leaps to play one

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Aug 8, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella clips the ball off his pads, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 4th ODI, Pallekele, August 8, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella clips the ball off his pads

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