Sadeera Samarawickrama      

Full name Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama

Born August 30, 1995, Colombo

Current age 23 years 264 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 6 6 0 132 54 22.00 151 87.41 0 1 17 0 1 0
T20Is 6 6 0 85 32 14.16 81 104.93 0 0 8 0 3 1
First-class 43 75 3 2580 185 35.83 3475 74.24 6 13 345 19 68 9
List A 52 50 4 1626 130 35.34 1848 87.98 3 11 177 10 37 18
T20s 38 36 2 823 100* 24.20 671 122.65 1 4 88 11 25 11
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 6 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 43 2 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
List A 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS), Oct 23, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Oct 26, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Auckland, Jan 11, 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 Colts Cricket Club v Saracens Sports Club at Colombo (Colts), Nov 30-Dec 2, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Dec 5, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Kandy v Dambulla at Dambulla, Apr 10, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Apr 4, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Colombo Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Panagoda, Feb 21, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0c/0s, 70 Kandy v Dambulla Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
3c/1s, 12 Kandy v Dambulla Dambulla 8 Apr 2019 LA
2c/0s, 4 Kandy v Colombo Pallekele 6 Apr 2019 LA
15 Kandy v Galle Pallekele 4 Apr 2019 LA
26 Colts v Saracens Colombo (Colts) 12 Mar 2019 LA
102 Colts v Lankan CC Colombo (Colts) 10 Mar 2019 LA
3c/2s, 85* Colts v Col CC Colombo (Colts) 8 Mar 2019 LA
45, 1c/2s Colts v KTC Colombo (Colts) 6 Mar 2019 LA
51, 2c/0s Colts v Badureliya Colombo (Colts) 4 Mar 2019 LA
1c/0s, 2 Colts v Col CC Panagoda 21 Feb 2019 T20
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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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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Oct 23, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama and Niroshan Dickwella put on a century stand for Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, October 23, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama and Niroshan Dickwella put on a century stand for Sri Lanka

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Oct 23, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama swings one through the leg side, Sri Lanka v England, 5th ODI, October 23, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama swings one through the leg side

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