Sadeera Samarawickrama

Sadeera Samarawickrama

Sri Lanka Right Handed Bat
WORLD CUP ALL TIME STATS
9 Mat
373 Runs
102.19 S/R
53.29 Avg
108 H/S

Personal Information

Full Name Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama
Date of Birth August 30, 1995
Nationality Sri Lanka
Role Wicket-keeper batsman, Right-handed Batsman

Most Recent Matches

Match R BF 4s 6s S/R O R W E/R
AFG vs SL 23 12 2 1 191.67 0 0 0 0
SL vs AFG 51 42 5 0 121.43 0 0 0 0
SL vs AFG 25 24 3 0 104.17 0 0 0 0
AFG vs SL 8 5 1 0 160.00 0 0 0 0
SL vs AFG 52 61 3 0 85.25 0 0 0 0

Batting Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn R BF NO Avg S/R 100s 50s H 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 37 34 1144 1194 4 38.13 95.81 1 8 108 117 7 7 0
TESTs 9 14 308 407 1 23.69 75.67 1 0 104 40 2 15 2
T20Is 14 12 161 161 0 13.41 100.00 0 0 32 16 0 7 2
T20s 93 89 2288 1896 12 29.71 120.67 1 13 100 225 34 57 29
LISTAs 140 130 4268 4813 15 37.11 88.67 6 30 130 433 23 100 36
FIRSTCLASS 87 145 5132 7215 5 36.65 71.12 14 20 188 629 28 137 23

Bowling Stats

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Game Type Mat Inn O R W Avg E/R Best 5w 10w
ODIs 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TESTs 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20Is 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T20s 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LISTAs 140 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FIRSTCLASS 87 6 15 81 0 0 5.40 0 0 0

Sadeera Samarawickrama News

[Watch] Sadeera Samarawickrama hurts himself while saving Nishan Madushanka with selfless dive in Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan one-off Test [Watch] Sadeera Samarawickrama hurts himself while saving Nishan Madushanka with selfless dive in Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan one-off Test
[Watch] Sadeera Samarawickrama hurts himself while saving Nishan Madushanka with selfless dive in Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan one-off Test
[Watch] Sadeera Samarawickrama pulls off incredible catch behind the stumps to dismiss Rahmat Shah in SL vs AFG one-off Test [Watch] Sadeera Samarawickrama pulls off incredible catch behind the stumps to dismiss Rahmat Shah in SL vs AFG one-off Test
[Watch] Sadeera Samarawickrama pulls off incredible catch behind the stumps to dismiss Rahmat Shah in SL vs AFG one-off Test
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Sadeera Samarawickrama: A Brief Biography

Sadeera Samarawickrama Biography


Wedagedara Sadeera Rashen Samarawickrama or simply, Sadeera Samarawickrama is a Sri Lankan cricketer, born on 30 August, 1995.


The middle-order wicket keeper-batsman has made quite a name for himself at such an early age. He won the award for the best batsman for the season 2016-2017 at Sri Lanka Cricket’s annual awards in November 2017.


Early Days


Sadeera’s cricketing days started at his school, Colombo's Thurstan College, before moving to St. Joseph's in his senior years. He impressed with his batting skills even at the school level, scoring a remarkable 126 in St Joseph’s greatest cricketing contest.


His performance was so impressive, that it compelled the selectors to include him in the Sri Lanka Under-19 squad for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. He continued his remarkable performances there too, scoring 265 runs while averaging 44.17.


He began his first-class career after that, playing for Colts Cricket Club. He averaged 26.40 in the first season and a decent 43.46 in the next. His third season was outstanding, where he was the top scorer with 1016 runs at a mammoth average of 59.76.


Debut and Afterwards


His vast potential was exposed after an impressive domestic season. He was selected for ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2017 tournament, where he carried his team to a win after scoring 45 runs in the final. He also made a whopping 185 off 223 balls against the strong bowling attack of England Lions in this tournament.


He played his first Test match later that year against Pakistan at the age of 22. He scored 38 runs in the match and impressed with his drives, which was compared to the likes of the celestial Mahela Jayawardene.


He was also included in the ODI series against Pakistan. However, he was dismissed at the score of 0 in his first two matches, thus becoming the third player after Sachin Tendulkar and Kane Williamson to score a duck in first two ODIs.


Sadeera Samarawickrama’s T20 debut also came against Pakistan on October 26th, 2017. He was the wicket-keeper in that match and scored 23, which was the highest score for his team that day.


Seeing potential on his debut, selectors picked him for Sri Lanka’s tour of India in November 2017. He opened Sri Lanka’s batting on many occasions in this series, but failed to churn out runs.


In Sadeera, Sri Lanka is looking to replace the vacuum created by the celebrated ex-opener Dilshan Tillakaratne. However, with only 12 international matches in his bag, the young prodigy has a long way to go and a ton of expectations to meet.