Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 25 years 273 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 31 58 4 1626 83 30.11 2282 71.25 0 11 184 9 78 17
ODIs 52 49 1 1571 116 32.72 1679 93.56 2 9 182 12 38 9
T20Is 17 16 0 290 68 18.12 213 136.15 0 1 41 7 10 0
First-class 87 154 9 5250 209 36.20 6654 78.89 10 28 591 37 198 47
List A 117 112 1 3813 140 34.35 4130 92.32 8 19 437 31 107 29
T20s 59 56 5 1085 79* 21.27 785 138.21 0 6 146 25 41 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 31 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 87 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 117 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 59 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 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 Centurion, Mar 22, 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 South Africa v Sri Lanka at Port Elizabeth, Feb 21-23, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Mar 10, 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 Centurion, Mar 22, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/0s, 20 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 22 Mar 2019 T20I # 758
0, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v South Africa Cape Town 19 Mar 2019 T20I # 755
2c/0s, 2 Sri Lanka v South Africa Durban 10 Mar 2019 ODI # 4112
2c/2s, 6 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 6 Mar 2019 ODI # 4107
8, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Mar 2019 ODI # 4104
- Sri Lankans v CSA Inv XI Benoni 28 Feb 2019 Other OD
3c/0s, 42, 2c/0s Sri Lanka v South Africa Port Elizabeth 21 Feb 2019 Test # 2348
3c/0s, 8, 1c/0s, 0 Sri Lanka v South Africa Durban 13 Feb 2019 Test # 2347
1c/0s, 25, 1c/0s, 27 Sri Lanka v Australia Canberra 1 Feb 2019 Test # 2345
64, 1c/0s, 24 Sri Lanka v Australia Brisbane 24 Jan 2019 Test # 2343
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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Mar 22, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella plays a scoop, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Centurion, March 22, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella plays a scoop

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Mar 6, 2019

Niroshan Dickwell attempts a stumping against Faf du Plessis, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI, Centurion, February 6, 2019

Niroshan Dickwell attempts a stumping against Faf du Plessis

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Feb 22, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella plays a lap shot, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 2nd day, February 22, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella plays a lap shot

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