Sadeera Samarawickrama      

Full name Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama

Born August 30, 1995, Colombo

Current age 23 years 49 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 Insights on test 4 8 0 125 38 15.62 177 70.62 0 0 17 1 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 4 4 0 77 42 19.25 96 80.20 0 0 9 0 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 5 5 0 85 32 17.00 80 106.25 0 0 8 0 3 1
First-class 42 73 3 2509 185 35.84 3349 74.91 6 12 336 19 68 9
List A 40 38 3 1146 130 32.74 1311 87.41 2 7 121 7 21 12
T20s Insights on t20 32 30 1 587 60 20.24 483 121.53 0 3 63 8 22 7
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 42 2 42 35 0 - - - 5.00 - 0 0 0
List A 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 32 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Pallekele, Oct 17, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi, Oct 26, 2017 scorecard
Last T20I India v Sri Lanka at Mumbai, Dec 24, 2017 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 Bangladesh A v Sri Lanka A at Sylhet, Jul 10-12, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Colts Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (Colts), Dec 5, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Sri Lanka v England at Pallekele, Oct 17, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club at Panagoda, Apr 4, 2015 scorecard
Last T20s Colombo v Dambulla at Colombo (RPS), Sep 2, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
35 Sri Lanka v England Pallekele 17 Oct 2018 ODI # 4054 Insights on
4 SL Board XI v England Colombo (PSS) 5 Oct 2018 LA
10, 0c/0s Dambulla v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 2 Sep 2018 T20
18, 0c/1s Dambulla v Colombo Pallekele 30 Aug 2018 T20
1c/0s, 6 Dambulla v Galle Pallekele 29 Aug 2018 T20
23, 2c/0s Dambulla v Kandy Dambulla 26 Aug 2018 T20
8, 0c/1s Dambulla v Colombo Dambulla 25 Aug 2018 T20
48, 0c/0s Dambulla v Galle Colombo (RPS) 22 Aug 2018 T20
2, 0c/0s Dambulla v Kandy Colombo (RPS) 21 Aug 2018 T20
1c/1s, 68 SL Emerging v SA Emerging Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2018 Other OD
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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Oct 17, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama flicks the ball to leg, Sri Lanka v England, 3rd ODI, Pallekele, October 17, 2018

Sadeera Samarawickrama flicks the ball to leg

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Dec 24, 2017

Hardik Pandya glares at Sadeera Samarawickrama after his dismissal, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I, Mumbai, December 24, 2017

Hardik Pandya glares at Sadeera Samarawickrama after his dismissal

© BCCI

Dec 17, 2017

Upul Tharanga and Sadeera Samarawickrama took Sri Lanka past 100, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI, Visakhapatnam, December 17, 2017

Upul Tharanga and Sadeera Samarawickrama took Sri Lanka past 100

© BCCI

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