Niroshan Dickwella - Player Profile - ICC Ranking, Batting, Bowling And Career Info, cricinfo, mobilecric, cricbuzz, livescore and more
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|Born||June 23, 1993|
|Age||26 years 212 days|
|Teams||Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka U19, Kandurata Warriors, Ruhuna Reds, Southern Express, Sri Lanka Board Presidents XI, Sri Lanka A, Kandy, St Lucia Zouks, Galle, Dambulla, Montreal Tigers, Team Abu Dhabi|
|Bat Style||Left Handed Bat|
Consistent performances and impressive ones in the big matches, such as his quickfire century in the final of the Inter-Provincial One-Day tournament in 2013 saw the selectors promote him to the ‘A’ side and very soon into the national squad. With Dinesh Chandimal, the regular keeper injured, Dickwella got his first Test cap against South Africa in 2014.
The start to his international career has been pretty promising especially in the shorter formats. In the rebuilding phase that Sri Lanka is going through, he remains one of the upcoming players the selectors would look to bank upon to carry the mantle for a long time.
But unfortunately he was overlooked for the 2019 World Cup as Kusal Perera was preferred over him. But with age on his side it would be mighty surprising that he doesn't feature in a WC squad for the Lankans in the future. But yes, it is also true that Kusal Perera will always keep him on his toes.
Niroshan has often been criticized of throwing his wicket away but his thrill-a-minute ride while batting also is his USP. In a phase where Lankan cricket needs a massive face lift, Niroshan won't mind being of the men who would help Sri Lankan cricket to turn a new corner.
Written by Vineet Anantharaman and Kumar Abhisekh Das