Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 25 years 148 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 24 46 3 1309 83 30.44 1881 69.59 0 9 146 7 58 16
ODIs Insights on odi 46 43 1 1424 116 33.90 1558 91.39 2 8 168 7 31 7
T20Is Insights on t20i 14 13 0 252 68 19.38 186 135.48 0 1 37 5 8 0
First-class 80 142 8 4933 209 36.81 6253 78.89 10 26 553 35 178 46
List A 111 106 1 3666 140 34.91 4009 91.44 8 18 423 26 100 27
T20s Insights on t20 56 53 5 1047 79* 21.81 758 138.12 0 6 142 23 39 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 46 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 80 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 111 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Nov 14-18, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 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 England at Pallekele, Nov 14-18, 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 Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 27, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 25, 0c/0s, 35 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 14 Nov 2018 Test # 2326 Insights on
2c/0s, 28, 1c/0s, 16 Sri Lanka v England Galle 6 Nov 2018 Test # 2324 Insights on
1c/0s, 3 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 27 Oct 2018 T20I # 703
95, 1c/0s Sri Lanka v England Colombo (RPS) 23 Oct 2018 ODI # 4058 Insights on
52, 0c/1s Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 20 Oct 2018 ODI # 4055 Insights on
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
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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Nov 17, 2018

Joe Root was made to sweat by Niroshan Dickwella, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 4th day, November 17, 2018

Joe Root was made to sweat by Niroshan Dickwella

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Nov 14, 2018

Ben Foakes was given out caught at slip when attempting to sweep, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 1st day, November 14, 2018

Ben Foakes was given out caught at slip when attempting to sweep

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Nov 14, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella appeals successfully against Ben Stokes, Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 1st day, November 14, 2018

Niroshan Dickwella appeals successfully against Ben Stokes

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