Niroshan Dickwella      

Full name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella

Born June 23, 1993, Kandy

Current age 27 years 212 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Dambulla Viiking, Montreal Tigers, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, St Lucia Stars, St Lucia Zouks, 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 40 72 4 2064 83 30.35 3129 65.96 0 15 231 9 96 23
ODIs 52 49 1 1571 116 32.72 1679 93.56 2 9 182 12 38 9
T20Is 23 22 0 429 68 19.50 309 138.83 0 1 57 8 10 0
First-class 102 177 9 5963 209 35.49 7850 75.96 11 33 673 38 235 55
List A 127 122 2 4060 140 33.83 4382 92.65 9 20 469 35 116 30
T20s 74 71 6 1494 79* 22.98 1063 140.54 0 8 194 34 48 16
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 102 2 30 16 0 - - - 3.20 - 0 0 0
List A 127 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s 74 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), Jul 24-28, 2014 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Jan 14-18, 2021 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Sri Lanka at Ranchi, Nov 16, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka at Durban, Mar 10, 2019 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Sri Lanka at Pune, Feb 9, 2016 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v Sri Lanka at Melbourne, Nov 1, 2019 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 Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Jan 14-18, 2021 scorecard
List A debut Nondescripts Cricket Club v Colts Cricket Club at Colombo (NCC), Dec 9, 2012 scorecard
Last List A India A v Sri Lanka A at Hubli, Jun 15, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Kingstown, Jun 18, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Dambulla Viiking v Jaffna Stallions at Hambantota, Dec 14, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
12, 2c/0s, 29, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v England Galle 14 Jan 2021 Test # 2403
7, 3c/0s, 36, 0c/0s Sri Lanka v South Africa Johannesburg 3 Jan 2021 Test # 2401
49, 4c/0s, 10 Sri Lanka v South Africa Centurion 26 Dec 2020 Test # 2399
0c/1s, 29 Viiking v Stallions Hambantota 14 Dec 2020 T20
65, 1c/0s Viiking v Kings Hambantota 11 Dec 2020 T20
1c/0s, 38 Viiking v Gladiators Hambantota 9 Dec 2020 T20
28* Viiking v Stallions Hambantota 7 Dec 2020 T20
60, 1c/1s Viiking v Gladiators Hambantota 5 Dec 2020 T20
0c/0s, 4 Viiking v Tuskers Hambantota 3 Dec 2020 T20
1, 0c/1s Viiking v Kings Hambantota 1 Dec 2020 T20
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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Jan 17, 2021

Niroshan Dickwella brings out the slog-sweep, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, January 17, 2021

Niroshan Dickwella brings out the slog-sweep

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Dec 26, 2020

Niroshan Dickwella sways inside the line of a short ball, South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Centurion, December 26, 2020

Niroshan Dickwella sways inside the line of a short ball

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Dec 11, 2020

Niroshan Dickwella raises his half-century, Colombo Kings vs Dambulla Viiking, LPL, December 11, 2020

Niroshan Dickwella raises his half-century

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