Niroshan Dickwella

by Pravash 21 Jul,2022
Niroshan Dickwella
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Weight 71 kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella
  • Birth Place Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Famous Name Niroshan Dickwella
  • Father Nationality Sri Lankan
  • Mother Nationality Sri Lankan
  • Net Worth $5M
  • Salary $35,000
  • Position in Team Wicket Keeper
  • No. of Siblings Lahiru Kumar
  • Coworker Salary $35,000
  • Nationality Sri Lankan
  • Ethnicity Asian
  • Profession Cricketer
  • Came to fame after Cricket World CUp
  • Started career as Cricket Player
  • Currently Working For Sri Lankan National Team
  • Currently Married Unmarried
  • World Cup Game Played

Sri Lankan cricket player Niroshan Dickwella plays domestically for Dambulla Viking, and he also represents the Sri lankan team. He is a right handed astonishing batsman and a wicketkeeper. The professional Sri Lankan cricketer has experience playing for several unfamiliar cricket teams. Since 2020, Dickwella originally represented the Dambulla Viking.

The Sri Lankan wicketkeeper has been playing cricket for some time and made his national team debut on July 24, 2014. Along with cricket, Niroshan Dickwella works in a number of other fields. After making his international cricket debut, he played for Sri Lanka in all three formats of the game, with the most recent match occurring in 2022. The Sri Lankan team that competed in the 2019 Cricket World Cup included Dickwella.

Early Life and Parents

Dickwella Patabendige Dilantha Niroshan Dickwella, professionally known as Niroshan Dickwella was born on June 23, 1993, in Kandy, Sri Lanka, to his parents. Niroshans' mother's and father's information and identity are not known as of now. As of right now, it is unidentified what sort of work Niroshan Dickwella's parents do. Information on Niroshan Dickwella's siblings is presently unavailable as well.

NiroshanNiroshan Dickwella SOURCE: [email protected]

Dickwella was born and reared in Sri Lanka, where he also attended school. Dickwella is also Sri Lankan-national, and his tallest point is 5 feet 9 inches (1.73m). Sri Lankan citizenship is held by Niroshan Dickwella. Dickwella has short black hair, brown eyes, and a 71 kg weight. 

Dickwella's Domestic Career

He was chosen in March 2018 to serve as Kandy's team's vice-captain for the 2017–18 Super Four Provincial Tournament. With 315 runs in three games, he was the tournament's top run-scorer for Kandy. He was also selected as Kandy's vice-captain for the 2018 Super Provincial One Day Tournament the following month. He was included on Galle's roster for the 2018 SLC T20 League in August of that year.

NiroshanNiroshan representing Vikings SOURCE: [email protected]

He was included in Dambulla's roster for the 2019 Super Provincial One Day Tournament in March 2019. He was chosen to represent the Montreal Tigers franchise club in the 2019 Global T20 Canada competition in June 2019. He was chosen by the Dambulla Viking in the first round of the Lanka Premier League in October 2020. He was chosen in the players' draft for the 2021 Lanka Premier League to play for the Dambulla Giants in November 2021. He was acquired by the Colombo Stars in July 2022 for the third season of the Lanka Premier League.

International Career

In July 2014, he played his first Test match for Sri Lanka against South Africa. On November 16, 2014, he played for Sri Lanka against India in his first One Day International. On February 9, 2016, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Sri Lanka against India. Dickwella was originally a member of the Sri Lankan team for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, however, after having a dismal Asia Cup and India trip, he was removed from the team.

Dickwella was selected for the South African limited overs circuit following strong showings in regional competitions. As the opening batter for the T20I team, he produced rapid innings in each of the three games. In the third game, he hit his first T20I fifty, sealing the victory and giving England their first series victory against South Africa in any format. For his match-winning batting exploits, Dickwella was named player of the series as well as a man of the match.

DickwellaDickwella playing for Sri Lanka SOURCE: [email protected]

He anticipated rejoining the team for the second ODI against Bangladesh in late March 2017 after the suspension. He was, nevertheless, disqualified from the series because of a hairline fracture in his left hand. On July 6, 2017, while playing Zimbabwe at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, he notched his first ODI century. They formed a 229-run stand for the first wicket with Danushka Gunathilaka, who also reached his first ODI century. This was Sri Lanka's first 300-plus chase on home soil as they pursued 310 to win the game.

He was selected for the Sri Lanka A team in June 2022 in preparation for their games against Australia A during Australia's trip to Sri Lanka.  Sri Lanka lost badly in the last Test of the Australian Test series in July 2022, and the game was over in three days. Dickwella scored 58 runs in the first innings, making him the only Sri Lankan player to reach fifty during the game.

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Besides Domestic and International Career

On his Test debut in July 2014, he was penalized 10% of the match costs for claiming an improper catch. On February 7, 2017, during the fourth ODI against South Africa, Dickwella and Kagiso Rabada got into a verbal altercation. As a result, Dickwella was fined and given three demerit points. Following a Code of Conduct violation during the second Twenty20 International match against Australia at Kardinia Niroshan on February 21, 2017, Dickwella was given a two-match suspension for limited overs.

NiroshanNiroshan with his cricket kit SOURCE: [email protected]

In addition to receiving two further demerit points, he was fined 30% of his match expenses. During the ODI encounter against Zimbabwe in July 2017, Dickwella violated the ICC Code of Conduct, for which he was penalized with two demerit points and a fine equal to 30% of his match fee. After they violated the team's bio-secure bubble during Sri Lanka's tour to England, Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, and Danushka Gunathilaka were suspended by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on June 28, 2021.

Prior to the ODI matches, SLC sent all three of the players back to their homes, as evidenced by their appearance in Durham's downtown. Following the incident's conclusion in July 2021, Dickwella received a one-year ban from participating in international cricket. Sri Lanka Cricket consented to have the suspension revoked early, in January 2022.

Salary and Net Worth 

Niroshan Dickwella's professional cricket career earns him a nice livelihood. Dickwella has participated in several international competitions, and his achievements must have aided his financial success. Playing for clubs is where Niroshan Dickwella makes the most of his income.

NiroshanNiroshan and his car SOURCE: [email protected]

Niroshan makes a sufficiently living playing cricket for Sri Lanka's national squad. Niroshan's base salary playing for the Sri Lankan cricket team is $35,000 and when he plays for Sri Lanka he made $7,500, $5,500 and $3,500 each for Test, ODI and T20I respectively. Niroshan also receives repayment from the various multinational teams he has represented.

Niroshan Dickwella undoubtedly enjoys a luxurious lifestyle as a result of his immense wealth. This provides a $5 million estimate for his net worth. However, he is connected to several sporting organizations. There is no question that Dickwella has benefited financially from growing his business.

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Dickwella's Relationship Status

When in an amorous mood, Niroshan Dickwella is a naturally reticent and bashful person. Due to his introverted personality, the South Korean soccer player has kept his romantic relationships a secret. Since Niroshan has never been mentioned as being in a romantic relationship, it is difficult to ascertain his present state of affairs.

NiroshanNiroshan and his friend SOURCE: [email protected]

Niroshan could be seeing someone else and waiting to tell them till the right time. Due to his ongoing dedication to his job, Niroshan could not have the time to socialize. Despite the absence of details, Niroshan Dickwella is no longer in a relationship.

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