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Amal Silva      

Full name Sampathwaduge Amal Rohitha Silva

Born December 12, 1960, Moratuwa

Current age 54 years 15 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 1982-1996
List A span 1984-1994
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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1st Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch - Dec 26-30
New Zealand 441 Sri Lanka 138 & 84/0 (f/o)
2nd Test: New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Wellington
Jan 3-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT | 17:00 EST | 16:00 CST | 14:00 PST)
Group A: Colts v Ragama at Colombo (Colts)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Group B: Moors v SLPACC at Colombo (Moors)
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Group A: Nondescripts v SL Air SC at Colombo (NCC)
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Group B: Sinhalese v Chilaw at Colombo (SSC)
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Group B: SL Army v Col CC at Panagoda
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Group A: Tamil Union v Bloomfield at Colombo (PSS)
Jan 9-11, 2015 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
1st ODI: Pak Women v SL Women at Sharjah
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