Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 24 years 305 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 Insights on test 17 32 2 990 83 33.00 1351 73.27 0 8 111 7 42 14
ODIs Insights on odi 36 34 1 1074 116 32.54 1171 91.71 2 5 118 7 28 6
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 12 0 249 68 20.75 179 139.10 0 1 37 5 7 0
First-class 72 127 7 4540 209 37.83 5606 80.98 10 24 510 35 162 44
List A 98 94 1 3175 140 34.13 3492 90.92 8 13 356 24 92 24
T20s Insights on t20 51 48 5 1020 79* 23.72 721 141.47 0 6 139 22 33 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs Insights on odi 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is Insights on t20i 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 72 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 98 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 8-10, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Jan 27, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 15, 2018 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 Galle v Kandy at Hambantota, Apr 21-24, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Mar 25, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Colombo Cricket Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (PSS), Mar 8, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3c/0s, 39, 0c/0s, 56* Kandy v Galle Hambantota 21 Apr 2018 FC
38, 3c/0s, 14* Kandy v Colombo Hambantota 8 Apr 2018 FC
1c/0s, 112, 3c/0s, 56* Kandy v Dambulla Katunayake 30 Mar 2018 FC
33, 0c/0s Nondescripts v Sinhalese Colombo (SSC) 25 Mar 2018 LA
110, 0c/0s Nondescripts v Saracens Katunayake 23 Mar 2018 LA
4c/0s, 16 Nondescripts v Colts Colombo (SSC) 21 Mar 2018 LA
14, 0c/0s Nondescripts v SL Air SC Katunayake 18 Mar 2018 LA
0, 2c/0s Nondescripts v Police SC Colombo (NCC) 16 Mar 2018 LA
3c/1s, 8 Nondescripts v Col CC Colombo (CCC) 14 Mar 2018 LA
3c/0s Nondescripts v Burgher Colombo (NCC) 12 Mar 2018 LA
Profile

An attacking left-hand and unorthodox wicketkeeper-batsman, Niroshan Dickwella arrived in first-class cricket already having built some hype through his 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.

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Apr 8, 2018

Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella pose with the pink ball, Kandy v Colombo, Super Four Provincial Tournament 2018, Hambantota, April 8, 2018

Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella pose with the pink ball

© SLC

Feb 10, 2018

Mominul Haque cuts off the back foot, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day, February 10, 2018

Mominul Haque cuts off the back foot

© Associated Press

Feb 3, 2018

Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Dimuth Karunaratne fly into an appeal, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day, February 3, 2018

Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella and Dimuth Karunaratne fly into an appeal

© AFP

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