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Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 23 years 30 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, 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 4 7 0 144 72 20.57 238 60.50 0 1 15 1 15 2
ODIs 1 1 0 4 4 4.00 10 40.00 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is 3 2 0 5 4 2.50 5 100.00 0 0 1 0 1 0
First-class 49 82 1 2700 209 33.33 3312 81.52 8 10 298 28 114 29
List A 54 53 0 1854 140 34.98 2068 89.65 5 7 209 16 50 16
Twenty20 32 29 4 559 79* 22.36 405 138.02 0 4 72 12 22 12
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 4 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 49 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 54 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 32 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, Dec 26-29, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
Only ODI India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 4, 2016 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 Pakistan A v Sri Lanka A at Worcester, Jul 10-13, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Pakistan A v Sri Lanka A at Northampton, Jul 22, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Mar 4, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
44 Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Northampton 22 Jul 2016 LA
0c/1s, 51 Sri Lanka A v Eng Lions Northampton 21 Jul 2016 LA
9, 0c/0s Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Cheltenham 18 Jul 2016 LA
0c/1s, 67 Sri Lanka A v Derbyshire Derby 15 Jul 2016 LA
35, 1c/1s, 5, 0c/0s Sri Lanka A v Pakistan A Worcester 10 Jul 2016 FC
19, 0c/1s, 0 Sri Lankans v Leics Leicester 13 May 2016 FC
53 Sri Lankans v Essex Chelmsford 8 May 2016 FC
0c/0s Sri Lanka v Pakistan Dhaka 4 Mar 2016 T20I # 518
1, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v India Visakhapatnam 14 Feb 2016 T20I # 499
1c/0s, 4 Sri Lanka v India Pune 9 Feb 2016 T20I # 496
Profile

An attacking left-hand wicketkeeper-batsman, Niroshan Dickwella arrived in first-class cricket already having built some hype, in a 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. Dickwella has become Nondescripts Cricket Club's regular wicketkeeper across all competitions, thanks in part to Dinesh Chandimal's long absences from domestic cricket, due to his presence in the national team. Since graduating to senior cricket, he has been particularly impressive in limited-overs cricket, hitting a memorable 104 off 91 balls in the final of the Inter-Provincial One-Day Tournament in 2013. Dickwella has also been a fixture in the Sri Lanka A team since 2013, and was called back from an A tour in England in July 2014, to take Chandimal's place in the national squad.

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May 8, 2016

Niroshan Dickwella drives through the off side, Essex v Sri Lankans, Tour match, 1st day, Chelmsford, May 8, 2016

Niroshan Dickwella drives through the off side

© Getty Images

Nov 16, 2014

Dhawal Kulkarni celebrates the wicket of Niroshan Dickwella, India v Sri Lanka, 5th ODI, Ranchi, November 16, 2014

Dhawal Kulkarni celebrates the wicket of Niroshan Dickwella

© BCCI

Sep 3, 2014

Niroshan Dickwella was named the Emerging Cricketer of the Year, Colombo, September 3, 2014

Niroshan Dickwella was named the Emerging Cricketer of the Year

© SLC

Tournament Results
Afghanistan v Ireland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Ireland v Namibia at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 24, 2012
Ireland won by 9 wickets (with 59 balls remaining)
Canada v Scotland at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Scotland won by 4 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Hong Kong v U.S.A. at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Hong Kong won by 77 runs
Nepal v P.N.G. at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Nepal won by 6 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
Bermuda v Uganda at ICCA 2 Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Bermuda won by 41 runs
Ireland v Netherlands at Dubai (DSC) - Mar 23, 2012
Ireland won by 7 wickets (with 20 balls remaining)
Italy v Kenya at ICCA Dubai - Mar 23, 2012
Kenya won by 38 runs
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