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Roshen Silva      

Full name Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva

Born November 17, 1988, Colombo

Current age 29 years 30 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 Maradana

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 1 2 1 74 74* 74.00 157 47.13 0 1 11 0 0 0
First-class 105 163 29 6530 225* 48.73 12010 54.37 18 29 505 81 94 0
List A 87 75 15 2300 140 38.33 3367 68.31 5 11 132 31 43 0
T20s Insights on t20 15 14 1 330 54 25.38 330 100.00 0 1 25 4 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 105 17 228 148 2 2/22 2/22 74.00 3.89 114.0 0 0 0
List A 87 12 160 162 6 2/18 2/18 27.00 6.07 26.6 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Only Test India v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Dec 2-6, 2017 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club v Singha Sports Club at Kurunegala, Nov 17-19, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Kurunegala, Dec 8-10, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Singha Sports Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Panadura, Nov 8, 2006 scorecard
Last List A West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Florence Hall, Nov 5, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Colombo (Colts), Jan 5, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
11, 12* Ragama v Sinhalese Kurunegala 8 Dec 2017 FC
0, 74* Sri Lanka v India Delhi 2 Dec 2017 Test # 2286 Insights on
36*, 0/3 Sri Lankans v Ind Pres XI Kolkata 11 Nov 2017 Other
3 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Florence Hall 5 Nov 2017 LA
4 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Kingston 1 Nov 2017 LA
52* Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Kingston 26 Oct 2017 FC
30, 86 Sri Lanka A v W. Indies A Florence Hall 19 Oct 2017 FC
29* SL Pres. XI v Indians Colombo (CCC) 21 Jul 2017 Other
0/16, 6 Victoria SC v Prime Bank Savar (4) 27 Apr 2017 LA
1/25, 2 Victoria SC v Kalabagan KC Savar (3) 21 Apr 2017 LA
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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Dec 6, 2017

Roshen Silva punches off the back foot, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 5th day, December 6, 2017

Roshen Silva punches off the back foot

© BCCI

Dec 6, 2017

Roshen Silva turns the ball fine down the leg side, India v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Delhi, 5th day, December 6, 2017

Roshen Silva turns the ball fine down the leg side

© AFP

Sep 28, 2013

Roshen Silva (extreme right) scored 65 off 67 to take Prime Doleshwar SC to 211, Gazi Tank Cricketers v Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club, Dhaka Premier Division, September 28, 2013

Roshen Silva (extreme right) scored 65 off 67 to take Prime Doleshwar SC to 211

© BCB

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