Sadeera Samarawickrama      

Full name Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama

Born August 30, 1995, Colombo

Current age 24 years 81 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Colts Cricket Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Education St. Josephs College

Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 4 8 0 125 38 15.62 177 70.62 0 0 17 1 4 0
ODIs 7 7 0 138 54 19.71 165 83.63 0 1 18 0 1 0
T20Is 7 7 0 97 32 13.85 93 104.30 0 0 9 0 4 2
First-class 45 79 3 2671 185 35.14 3644 73.29 6 13 359 19 68 9
List A 58 56 5 1649 130 32.33 1902 86.69 3 11 180 10 38 18
T20s 39 37 2 835 100* 23.85 683 122.25 1 4 89 11 26 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 45 2 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
List A 58 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
Last Test India v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Dec 2-6, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Sharjah, Oct 20, 2017 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Sep 30, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Oct 26, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 9, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sri Lanka Air Force Sports Club v Colts Cricket Club at Katunayake, Jan 16-18, 2015 scorecard
Last First-class India A v Sri Lanka A at Hubli, May 31-Jun 3, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Dec 5, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Sep 30, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Apr 4, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 9, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12, 1c/1s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Lahore 9 Oct 2019 T20I # 925
0c/0s, 6 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Karachi 30 Sep 2019 ODI # 4211
0c/2s, 4 SL Pres. XI v New Zealand Katunayake 29 Aug 2019 Other T20
80 SL Pres. XI v New Zealand Katunayake 8 Aug 2019 Other
4 Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 14 Jun 2019 LA
2* Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 13 Jun 2019 LA
5 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 10 Jun 2019 LA
6 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 8 Jun 2019 LA
0 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 6 Jun 2019 LA
8, 4 Sri Lanka A v India A Hubli 31 May 2019 FC
Profile

In the longest format, Sadeera Samarawickrama is a dashing wicketkeeper-batsman who plays in the middle order. In limited-overs cricket, he has routinely set his teams off to fast starts as an opener. In any case, few school leavers of his vintage have made such a successful transition to the senior level. The national selectors have taken notice.

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Aug 29, 2019

Sadeera Samarawickrama effected two stumpings, Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI v New Zealanders, tour match, Katunayake, August 29, 2019

Sadeera Samarawickrama effected two stumpings

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Aug 8, 2019

Sadeera Samarawickrama works one on the leg side, Sri Lanka Board President's XI v New Zealand, Katunayake, 1st day, August 8, 2019

Sadeera Samarawickrama works one on the leg side

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Feb 1, 2019

Sadeera Samarawickrama goes airborne, Australia v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Canberra, February 1, 2019

Sadeera Samarawickrama goes airborne

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