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Sadeera Samarawickrama, An Incredible Batsman

BAN vs SL, Super 4, 9 SEP, Asia Cup 2023

R. Premadasa Stadium is the venue where two great teams BAN vs SL played in the Super 4 Round of Asia Cup 2023.Sadeera Samarawickrama became the Man of the Match with his exceptional 93 runs in 72 balls. Overall, both the teams played very well and it’s a flabbergasting display of Brilliance. However, Sri Lanks won this thrilling match by 21 runs.

Certainly, this victory is by the combined efforts of the Sri Lankan team. Whereas Sadeera’s 93 runs proved to be a pillar of strength for the team. He displayed a wonderful play by not missing any single runs. Hence, it’s particularly an essential part of the smooth and strong game.

BAN vs SL, Asia Cup 2023
BAN vs SL, Asia Cup 2023

Personal Information of Sadeera Samarawickrama

Sadeera was born on 30 August, 1995 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.He was Selected by Sri Lankan Cricket board in 2017.Till then Sadeera is playing in the National Team in all formats of Cricket.Previously, Sadeera was also a member of Sri Lanka’s under-19 Squad for ICC Under-19 World Cup in2014.

NameSadeera Rashen Samarawickrama
DOB30 Aug, 1995
Place of BirthColombo Sri Lanka
Batting StyleRight-hand Batsman
Role in the teamWicket-keeper Batsman
Personal Information of the Player
Sri Lankan Batsman
Sadeera Samarawickrama

International Career

On the international level, Sadeera was playing for Sri Lanka from 2017.Although he was also a part of the Sri Lankan team for 2014 ICC Under-19 World Cup.But, His first appearance in Test Cricket internationally was in Sep 2017,Where he played against Pakistan.Consequently, his ODI debut was also against Pakistan on Oct, 2017.

Later he appeared in T20I also against Pakistan as a Wicket-keeper batsman.Sadeera Samarawickrama Scored his first century of career in 2023.Moreover, he also became the first Sri Lankan player to score a century as a wicket-keeper Batsman.

International information of Sadeera Samarawickrama

National Team SideSri Lanka
1st TestOct 6, 2017 against PAK
Last Test24 Jul, 2023 against PAK
1st ODI20 Oct, 2017 against PAK
Last ODI31 Aug, 2023 against BAN
1st T20I26 Oct, 2017 against PAK
Last T20I29 Jul, 2021 against IND
International Information
Sri Lankan Batsman
Sadeera Samarawickrama

Career Statistics

Match CategoryTestODI T20I
Total Matches579
Scored runs229138111
Batting Average28.6219.7112.33
100s/50s1/00/20/0
Highest Scores1049332
Catches414
Career Stats

Domestic Career

In 2017, Sadeera was titled as the Amazing Batsman of Domestic Cricket in Sri Lanka Crickets Annual Awards(2016-17).Previously he also played in the Premier League Tournament in 2016-17.He also played for Galles in 2017-18 for Super Four Provincial Tournament.

He joined Dambullas Squad in Aug, 2018 for SLC T20 League.He also played for Colts Cricket Club, Kandys Squad, and SLC Blue teams.Sadeera also played for Jaffna kings for the 3rd Edition of Lanka Premier league.

Domestic Information

YearsTeam name
2014-20Colts Cricket Club
2015Colombo Commandos
2021Galle Gladiators
2022 till presentJaffna kings
2020 till presentTamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
Domestic Statistics

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