Roshen Silva      

Full name Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva

Born November 17, 1988, Colombo

Current age 29 years 245 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, Colts Cricket Club, Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club, Ragama Cricket Club, Singha Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Board XI, Sri Lanka Cricket Development XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s

Playing role Batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education St. Joseph's College, Colombo

Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 7 13 2 407 109 37.00 914 44.52 1 3 37 2 1 0
First-class 120 190 34 7777 231* 49.85 14366 54.13 22 33 614 87 99 0
List A 96 84 17 2697 140 40.25 3851 70.03 5 15 154 37 46 0
T20s Insights on t20 21 19 3 386 54 24.12 388 99.48 0 1 26 4 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 120 18 240 163 2 2/22 2/22 81.50 4.07 120.0 0 0 0
List A 96 15 238 216 7 2/18 2/18 30.85 5.44 34.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Dec 2-6, 2017 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 12-14, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club v Singha Sports Club at Kurunegala, Nov 17-19, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 12-14, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Singha Sports Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Panadura, Nov 8, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), May 8, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Ragama Cricket Club v Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club at Colombo (CCC), Mar 4, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 13 Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 12 Jul 2018 Test # 2311 Insights on
0 SL Board XI v Sth Africans Colombo (PSS) 7 Jul 2018 Other
11, 1 Sri Lanka v West Indies Bridgetown 23 Jun 2018 Test # 2309 Insights on
6, 48 Sri Lanka v West Indies Gros Islet 14 Jun 2018 Test # 2308 Insights on
5, 14 Sri Lanka v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Jun 2018 Test # 2306 Insights on
28, 22* Sri Lankans v WICB XI Tarouba 30 May 2018 FC
23, 0/3 Galle v Colombo Colombo (RPS) 8 May 2018 LA
24 Galle v Dambulla Colombo (CCC) 5 May 2018 LA
55 Galle v Kandy Colombo (PSS) 2 May 2018 LA
168, 89 Galle v Kandy Hambantota 21 Apr 2018 FC
Profile

One of Sri Lanka's most consistent domestic batsmen, rare is the year in which Roshen Silva does not average close to or above 50 in the Premier League Tournament. His challenge has been to stand out. Though often one of the best batsmen in any first-class season, Silva has rarely been the top-scorer, nor the batsman who appears most naturally gifted among the domestic lot. But eventually the piles of runs he had accrued began to pique the national selectors' interest.

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Jul 14, 2018

Angelo Mathews edges towards the slip cordon, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, July 14, 2018

Angelo Mathews edges towards the slip cordon

© Associated Press

Jul 14, 2018

Roshen Silva puts in a dive, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 3rd day, July 14, 2018

Roshen Silva puts in a dive

© AFP

Jun 25, 2018

Roshen Silva walks back. West Indies v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Bridgetown, 3rd day, June 25, 2018

Roshen Silva walks back

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