Articles about Niroshan Dickwella

Niroshan Dickwella is a professional cricket player from Sri Lanka who plays all formats of the game. He also plays as a wicket-keeper for the Sri Lankan team. He is well known for his unorthodox shots, aggressive batting, and for hitting left-handed Dilscoops. Dickwella has played 45 Test matches and 53 ODIs in his cricket career. In 2014, he made his Test debut for Sri Lanka against South Africa where he scored 72 runs. In November 2014, he made his ODI debut against India where he scored just four runs. His Twenty20 International debut against India came in February 2016. During the 2016-17 South African tour, Dickwella was appreciated for his performance. He was also named as the emerging cricketer of the year at Sri Lanka cricket’s annual awards 2016-2017. In his fourth ODI series against South Africa, Dickwella had to pay a fine for engaging in a verbal spat with Kagiso Rabada. During the second T20I against Australia, he was banned for two limited-overs matches for breaching the Code of Conduct. In 2012, he received the title of Sri Lanka’s Schoolboy Cricketer of the Year.

SLC lifts one-year ban; Dickwella, Gunathilaka, Mendis available for selection

08 Jan 2022

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SLC lifts one-year ban; Dickwella, Gunathilaka, Mendis available for selection

The trio of Kusal Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella, and Danushka Gunathilaka will be soon available for selection as the Sri Lanka cricket board (SLC) has removed their one-year ban from international games.

Sri Lanka vs India: Injured Kusal Perera gets ruled out

16 Jul 2021

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Sri Lanka vs India: Injured Kusal Perera gets ruled out

The Sri Lankan cricket team has suffered a blow as senior batter Kusal Perera has been ruled out of both the ODIs and T20Is against India due to a shoulder injury.

ENG vs SL: Mendis, Dickwella, Gunathilaka suspended for breaching bio-bubble

28 Jun 2021

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ENG vs SL: Mendis, Dickwella, Gunathilaka suspended for breaching bio-bubble

Sri Lanka cricketers Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka and Niroshan Dickwella have been suspended for breaching the bio-bubble in the UK.

WI vs SL, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 4

25 Mar 2021

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WI vs SL, 1st Test: Key takeaways from Day 4

After taking a crucial 153-run lead on Day 3 of the first Test against West Indies, the Sri Lankan cricket team dominated Day 4.

James Anderson takes 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket

23 Jan 2021

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James Anderson takes 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket

Legendary England pacer James Anderson showed his brilliance with the ball on Day 2 of the second Test against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

21 Jan 2021

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Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and stats

The England cricket team will hope to win the Test series against Sri Lanka when the two sides face each other in the second encounter, starting Friday.

Mathews returns as SL name squad for England Test series

13 Jan 2021

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Mathews returns as SL name squad for England Test series

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has announced a 22-member squad for the upcoming Test series against England.

Angelo Mathews ruled out of South Africa Test series

18 Dec 2020

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Angelo Mathews ruled out of South Africa Test series

Sri Lanka have named an expanded 22-man squad for the upcoming Test series against South Africa and England.

Sri Lanka name full-strength Test squad for Pakistan tour

29 Nov 2019

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Sri Lanka name full-strength Test squad for Pakistan tour

Sri Lanka are all set to tour Pakistan as the country would be hosting a Test series for the first time in 11 years.

Why Sri Lanka players have opted out of Pakistan tour?

11 Sep 2019

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Why Sri Lanka players have opted out of Pakistan tour?

Sri Lanka are scheduled to tour Pakistan for a limited-overs series, involving three ODIs and T20Is each, from September 27.

2nd T20I, Kiwis beat Lanka: Here are the records broken

04 Sep 2019

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2nd T20I, Kiwis beat Lanka: Here are the records broken

New Zealand continued with their supremacy over Sri Lanka in T20Is.

Sri Lanka announce 15-member squad for 2019 World Cup

18 Apr 2019

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Sri Lanka announce 15-member squad for 2019 World Cup

Sri Lanka announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 to start from May 30 onwards.

Australia beat Sri Lanka in first Test: Here're records broken

26 Jan 2019

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Australia beat Sri Lanka in first Test: Here're records broken

Australia thrashed sorry Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the Test series.

Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs and T20Is

15 Dec 2018

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Lasith Malinga to lead Sri Lanka in ODIs and T20Is

Sri Lanka have called back 35-year-old veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga for the limited-overs series against New Zealand.

England beat Sri Lanka in second Test- Here're records broken

18 Nov 2018

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England beat Sri Lanka in second Test- Here're records broken

England overcame Sri Lanka on Day 5 of the second Test to seal a victory by 57 runs.

Suspended Gunathilaka to miss ODIs due to misconduct

24 Jul 2018

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Suspended Gunathilaka to miss ODIs due to misconduct

Sri Lanka's opening batsman, Danushka Gunathilaka, has been left out of the squad for the upcoming 5-match ODI series against South Africa, starting July 29.

The curious case of Rabada's unusual celebrations!

13 Mar 2018

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The curious case of Rabada's unusual celebrations!

Kagiso Rabada can no longer play a part in the ongoing Test series against Australia, after he was handed a two-match suspension.

1,122 cricketers register for IPL 11 auctions

13 Jan 2018

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1,122 cricketers register for IPL 11 auctions

If you are a cricketer, playing in the IPL is definitely a dream.

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I: Probable Playing XI

19 Dec 2017

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India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I: Probable Playing XI

India will aim for another series win after their recent Test and ODI series triumph against the visiting Sri Lankan team.

No Malinga, no Lakmal for T20 series

16 Dec 2017

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No Malinga, no Lakmal for T20 series

Sri Lanka have announced their T20 squad for the upcoming series against India and some big names have been given a miss.

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Probable XI

16 Dec 2017

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India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: Probable XI

After a crushing defeat in the 1st ODI, India bounced back in style, riding on Rohit Sharma's double hundred in 2nd ODI. Now, with the series equally poised, the action shifts to Vizag.

India vs SL 2nd ODI: Predicted Playing XI

12 Dec 2017

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India vs SL 2nd ODI: Predicted Playing XI

Having lost the first ODI in an embarrassing fashion, Indian team-sans-Virat Kohli, will look to bounce back in the 2nd ODI in Mohali to remain in contention for the 3-match ODI series.

Unhappy SL Sports Minister recalls Sri Lanka's ODI squad

05 Dec 2017

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Unhappy SL Sports Minister recalls Sri Lanka's ODI squad

Pollution in the national capital, is making Sri Lankan players sick but that wasn't the reason behind Sri Lankan Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara stopping 9 cricketers from travelling to India.

3rd Test India vs SL-Predicted Playing XI lineup

01 Dec 2017

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3rd Test India vs SL-Predicted Playing XI lineup

Having decimated Sri Lanka in the 2nd Test in Nagpur to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, India are overwhelming favorites going into the 3rd Test at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla.

India vs Sri Lanka: Nagpur Test preview

22 Nov 2017

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India vs Sri Lanka: Nagpur Test preview

After an exciting draw in Kolkata, the focus now shifts to Nagpur, as India gear up for 2nd Test against Sri Lanka starting from 24th November.

Probable playing XI: India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

14 Nov 2017

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Probable playing XI: India-Sri Lanka 1st Test

Sri Lanka are set to face India in a three-match Test series beginning from 16th November.

India defeat SL in first test; register biggest win overseas

29 Jul 2017

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India defeat SL in first test; register biggest win overseas

India defeated Sri Lanka in the first test at Galle by 304 runs to take 1-0 lead in the three match series.

Kohli scores 17th test ton; SL need 550 runs

29 Jul 2017

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Kohli scores 17th test ton; SL need 550 runs

India set Sri Lanka a target of 550 runs after declaring for 240 runs in the first test at Galle.

Records broken during India-Sri Lanka first test match

28 Jul 2017

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Records broken during India-Sri Lanka first test match

India are playing their first test against Sri Lanka at Galle. It is also the first match for the newly appointed coach Ravi Shastri.