Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 26 years 209 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, St Lucia Zouks, 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 35 64 4 1857 83 30.95 2729 68.04 0 14 211 9 81 20
ODIs 52 49 1 1571 116 32.72 1679 93.56 2 9 182 12 38 9
T20Is 23 22 0 429 68 19.50 309 138.83 0 1 57 8 10 0
First-class 93 164 9 5668 209 36.56 7334 77.28 11 31 645 37 211 50
List A 127 122 2 4060 140 33.83 4382 92.65 9 20 469 35 116 30
T20s 65 62 5 1224 79* 21.47 881 138.93 0 6 162 26 41 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 35 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 93 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 127 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 65 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Dec 19-23, 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 Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Nov 1, 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 Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Dec 19-23, 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 Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Nov 1, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/1s, 21, 0c/1s, 65 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Karachi 19 Dec 2019 Test # 2375
33, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 11 Dec 2019 Test # 2373
0c/0s, 15 Abu Dhabi v Arabians Abu Dhabi 18 Nov 2019 Other OD
0c/0s, 8 Abu Dhabi v Warriors Abu Dhabi 17 Nov 2019 Other OD
17, 1c/0s Abu Dhabi v Qalandars Abu Dhabi 15 Nov 2019 Other OD
0 Sri Lanka v Australia Melbourne 1 Nov 2019 T20I # 993
5 Sri Lanka v Australia Brisbane 30 Oct 2019 T20I # 988
11, 1c/2s Sri Lankans v PM's XI Canberra 24 Oct 2019 Other T20
24 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Pallekele 6 Sep 2019 T20I # 880
39 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Pallekele 3 Sep 2019 T20I # 879
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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Dec 21, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella's animated appeal against Abid Ali turned down, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, Day 3, December 21, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella's animated appeal against Abid Ali turned down

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Dec 20, 2019

Mohammad Abbas wheels away in celebration after bowling Niroshan Dickwella, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, 2nd day, December 20, 2019

Mohammad Abbas wheels away in celebration after bowling Niroshan Dickwella

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Dec 19, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella stumps Babar Azam off Lasith Embuldeniya, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Karachi, day 1, December 19, 2019

Niroshan Dickwella stumps Babar Azam off Lasith Embuldeniya

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