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Niroshan Dickwella (Sri Lanka cricketer) Girlfriend, Weight, Height, Age, Records and More

Niroshan Dickwella
(Sri Lankan Cricketer)

Niroshan Dickwella, an attacking left-hand batsman with an unorthodox technique and street-smart wicketkeeper, burst onto the International scene with a great hype build through his stellar school cricket career. He struggled in early years but have been the first-choice wicket-keeper batsman in all three formats for Sri Lanka.

Niroshan Dickwella
Nickname: Niro
Role: Wicket-keeper batsman
Autobiography: NA
Biopic: NA
Physical Appearance
Height (approx.): NA
Weight (approx.): 5′ 9″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Tattoos: NA
Personal Life
Date of Birth: 23 June 1993
Age (as on 2018): 25 years
Birth Place: Kandy
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Cancer
Nationality: Sri Lankan
School: NA
College: Trinity College, Kandy
Educational Qualifications: NA
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Coach/Mentor: Sampath Perera
Religion: Christianity
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Cricket Career
International Debut:
Test: 24 July 2014 v South Africa
ODI: 16 November 2014 vs India
T20: 9 February 2016 vs India
Jersey Number: #48 (Sri Lanka)
Major Teams: Nondescripts Cricket Club, Southern Express, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Under-19s, Sri Lanka Under-23s, St Lucia Stars, Trinity College
Nature on field: Aggressive batsman
Likes to play against: NA
Favourite Shot/Ball: Sweep and Scoop

Career Turning Point

Sri Lanka's Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year award in 2012 helped him get in selector's radar.


  • In 2017, Dickwella partnered with Danushka Gunathilaka to record two back to back 200+ opening partnerships in ODIs.

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Favourite Batsmen: Kumar Sangakkara
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Style Quotient
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Girlfriends, Spouse and Children
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends: NA
Wife/Spouse: NA
Marriage Date: NA
Children: NA

Net Worth: NA
Retainer Fee: NA
Test Fee: NA
T20 Fee: NA
IPL 11: NA

Awards and recognitions

  • Dickwella was awarded emerging cricketer of the year for the 2016–17 season at Sri Lanka Cricket's annual awards.
  • In 2012, Dickwella was adjudged Sri Lanka’s schoolboy cricketer of the year.


  • Dickwella was slapped with three demerit points under ICC's code of conduct breach for a verbal encounter with Kagiso Rabada.
  • In 2017, Dickwella was banned for two limited over matches for ICC Code of Conduct breach during the second T20I against Australia at Kardinia Park.

Lesser Known Facts

  • Dickwella comes from Trinity College, which gave the world the legend Kumar Sangakkara.

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