Amal Silva      

Full name Sampathwaduge Amal Rohitha Silva

Born December 12, 1960, Moratuwa

Current age 56 years 41 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Moratuwa Sports Club, Nondescripts Cricket Club

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 9 16 2 353 111 25.21 2 0 0 33 1
ODIs 20 20 0 441 85 22.05 838 52.62 0 3 0 17 3
First-class 60 93 13 2451 161* 30.63 5 7 106 10
List A 28 27 0 562 85 20.81 0 4 21 4
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 60 121 64 3 3/17 21.33 3.17 40.3 0 0
List A 28 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington, Mar 11-15, 1983 scorecard
Last Test England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Aug 25-30, 1988 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Nov 3, 1984 scorecard
Last ODI Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lahore, Oct 25, 1985 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1982/83 - 1995/96
List A span 1984/85 - 1993/94
Profile

Amal Silva filled two vital roles in his time with the Sri Lankan team and he did both with style, though eventually the burden was too much for one player to deal with. Silva, a capable left hand batsman and competent wicketkeeper, was asked to fill the opening position combined with his role as wicketkeeper.

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Super Eight: Chilaw v SL Army at Colombo (PSS) - Jan 20-23
Chilaw won by 15 runs
KPCC v SL Air SC at Kaluthara - Jan 20-22
SL Air SC won by an innings and 120 runs
Kurunegala Y v SLPACC at Kurunegala - Jan 20-22
SLPACC won by 7 wickets
Lankan CC v SL Navy at Colombo (Moors) - Jan 20-22
Lankan CC 436 & 69/5 (14 ov) SL Navy 483
Super Eight: Nondescripts v Ragama at Colombo (CCC) - Jan 20-23
Nondescripts 265 & 213 Ragama 127 & 161/4 (65 ov, target 352)
Police SC v KTC at Hambantota - Jan 20-22
Match drawn
Super Eight: Sinhalese v Colts at Katunayake - Jan 20-23
Sinhalese won by 209 runs
Super Eight: Tamil Union v Col CC at Colombo (Colts) - Jan 20-23
Tamil Union 377 & 63/2 (18 ov) Col CC 497
2nd T20I: South Africa v Sri Lanka at Johannesburg - Jan 22
South Africa 51/3 (8.1/20 ov)
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