Sadeera Samarawickrama      

Full name Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama

Born August 30, 1995, Colombo

Current age 23 years 354 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 45 79 3 2671 185 35.14 3644 73.29 6 13 359 19 68 9
List A 57 55 5 1643 130 32.86 1888 87.02 3 11 179 10 38 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 45 2 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
List A 57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 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 India A v Sri Lanka A at Hubli, Jun 14, 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
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
31, 48 Sri Lanka A v India A Belgaum 25 May 2019 FC
0c/0s, 70 Kandy v Dambulla Dambulla 10 Apr 2019 LA
3c/1s, 12 Kandy v Dambulla Dambulla 8 Apr 2019 LA
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 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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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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