Nuwan Pradeep Profile, Career Info, Records & Stats

Nuwan Pradeep

Nuwan Pradeep (නුවන් ප්‍රදීප්); is a Sri Lankan cricketer who has presented Sri Lanka Cricket Team in all formats of International Cricket. Pradeep is a right-arm medium fast bowler with right-handed batting style. Pradeep played his first-class cricket for Burgher Recreation Club, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club and Basnahira North cricket team during season 2007-08, 2008-11 and 2009-10 respectively.

Nuwan has played his List A, first class and T20 cricket for Ruhuna cricket team whose first-class competition is known as Inter-Provincial First Class Tournament, List A competitions as Inter-Provincial Limited Over Tournament and Inter-Provincial Twenty20.  He is married to his longtime partner, Nilakshi Champika. Their wedding was celebrated on 7 May 2015. In April 2019, he was named in Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

Pradeep conceded 106 runs in his 10 overs spell in One Day International against India, Rohit Sharma scored his 3rd double hundred and Sri Lanka lost by 141 runs, his spell is the most expensive spell by any Sri Lankan. Pradeep took his maiden Test match and international cricket on his debut against Pakistan on 25 June 2012 at Galle International Stadium, by dismissing Mohammad Ayub.

He recorded him when he dismissed South African top-order opening batsman Hashim Amla as lbw, that was 10,000th Law, in Test Cricket during 2016-Sri Lanka’s tour of South Africa. He recorded his best bowling figure with 6/132 in Test, 3/28 in ODI and 2/37 in T20I at an average of 42.90, 41.86 and 41.00 respectively in 28, 34 and 9 Test Matches.

Nuwan Pradeep Career Stats

Match FormatTestODIT20First Class
Matches 2834988
Runs Scored132270351
100s/50s0/00/00/00/0
Highest17*70*27
6s/4s0/191/20/011/40
Batting Averages4.005.400.004.80
Strike Rate36.5642.850.0042.08
Balls Bowled5,0771,55615911379
Wickets70387208
Bowling Averages42.9041.8641.0034.01
5-Wickets Haul15
Best Bowling6/1323/282/376/132
Catches/Stumps5/06/02/0
ICC Batting Rankings     –        –
ICC Bowling Rankings58

Nuwan Pradeep Profile

Full NameAththachchi Nuwan Pradeep Roshan Fernando
Date of Birth19 October 1986 Negombo, Sri Lanka
Current Age32
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
NicknameSiraa
T-Shirt No.63
Playing RollBowler
Batting StyleRight-hand batsman
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
Test Debut18 October 2011 v Pakistan (cap 119)
ODI Debut31 July 2012 v India (cap 153)
T20 Debut5 July 2016 v England (cap 65)
Last Test6 October 2017 v Pakistan
Last ODI8 January 2019 v New Zealand
Last T2016 March 2017 v Bangladesh
Twitter @nuwan_pradeep1
Instagram @idnuwan
Major Teams                                                                        Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club, Burgher Recreation Club, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
Updated: 05/12/2019 — 8:13 pm