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Nuwan Pradeep

Nuwan Pradeep

Sri Lankan
Player Info
Date of Birth 19 October 1986
Place of Birth Negombo, Sri Lanka
Career July 2012 - Active
Role Bowler

Batting & Fielding Statistics

Mat Inns No Runs HS Avg BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Career 26 11 7 18 7 4.50 52 34.61 0 0 2 0 6 0

Bowling Statistics

Mat Inns Balls Runs WKTS BBM Avg Econ SR 4W 5W
Career 25 24 1,190 1,172 30 3/28 39.06 5.90 39.66 0 0

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1. Played red ball cricket for the first time when he was already aged 20 after impressing talent scouts by winning a fast-bowling contest with a soft ball.

2. Took the 10,000th lbw in Test cricket, when he dismissed Hashim Amla during Sri Lanka's tour to South Africa in 2016.

3. Was the unlikely hero for Sri Lanka, negotiating the last five balls of the fifth day of the Lord's Test, against England in 2014, when Sri Lanka were 201 for 9 and staring at defeat.

4. Playing in his first ICC CT

5. ODI debut against India at Colombo in 2012

6. He didn't play with a cricket ball till he was 20 but he won a pace contest in 2007 and was sent to Sri Lanka’s Academy

7. He went three years without an ODI appearance, but returned in July 2015 and has been a regular performer since then

8. In December 2016 he took the 10,000th lbw in Test cricket, when he dismissed Hashim Amla at Port Elizabeth