Kaushal Silva      

Full name Jayan Kaushal Silva

Born May 27, 1986, Colombo

Current age 31 years 328 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Board President's XI, Sri Lanka Under-19s, St. Thomas College

Playing role Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Jayan Kaushal Silva
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 37 70 0 2058 139 29.40 5126 40.14 3 12 236 2 33 1
First-class 198 317 35 12896 225 45.73 38 52 369 47
List A 140 120 27 3780 126 40.64 6 21 143 39
T20s Insights on t20 30 22 4 404 60* 22.44 354 114.12 0 2 47 0 15 17
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 37 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 198 54 41 2 1/8 1/8 20.50 4.55 27.0 0 0 0
List A 140 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20s Insights on t20 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 26-29, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 6-10, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Kandy v Colombo at Hambantota, Apr 8-11, 2018 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Nondescripts Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Mar 25, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Colombo Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Oct 16, 2005 scorecard
Last T20s Badureliya Sports Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 10, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
26 Colombo v Kandy Hambantota 8 Apr 2018 FC
13 Colombo v Galle Hambantota 30 Mar 2018 FC
12 Sinhalese v Nondescripts Colombo (SSC) 25 Mar 2018 LA
4 Sinhalese v Chilaw Colombo (Colts) 23 Mar 2018 LA
20 Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (Colts) 21 Mar 2018 LA
100* Sinhalese v Panadura Panadura 18 Mar 2018 LA
11 Sinhalese v Kurunegala Y Kurunegala 16 Mar 2018 LA
14 Sinhalese v SLPACC Colombo (SSC) 14 Mar 2018 LA
4 Sinhalese v Saracens Katunayake 9 Mar 2018 LA
42, 85* Sinhalese v Burgher Galle 6 Feb 2018 FC
Profile

A collected right-hand batsman with a firm technique, Kaushal Silva churned out hundred after hundred in first-class cricket until the sheer volume in his output could no longer be ignored by the national selectors. His erstwhile omission had largely been because of the surfeit of wicketkeepers in Sri Lanka's Test squad. He had perhaps made enough runs to vindicate place on his batting alone, but the nuances of balancing a side and the quest to groom young batsmen for the future had kept a Test spot out of reach.

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Oct 1, 2017

Kaushal Silva drives on the up, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Abu Dhabi, 4th day, October 1, 2017

Kaushal Silva drives on the up

© Francois Nel/Getty Images

Sep 28, 2017

Kaushal Silva was bowled trying to shoulder his arms, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 1st day, Abu Dhabi, 28 September, 2017

Kaushal Silva was bowled trying to shoulder his arms

© Nezar Balout/AFP

Sep 28, 2017

Kaushal Silva flicks against the turn, Pakistan v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, 1st day, Abu Dhabi, 28 September, 2017

Kaushal Silva flicks against the turn

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