Full name Roger John Sillence
Born June 29, 1977, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Current age 39 years 209 days
Major teams Gloucestershire, Wiltshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Height 6 ft 3 in
Education Highbury, Salisbury; Salisbury Art College
|Last First-class||Worcestershire v Hampshire at Kidderminster, Sep 4-7, 2007 scorecard|
|List A debut||1999|
|Last List A||Warwickshire v Worcestershire at Birmingham, Sep 16, 2007 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Glamorgan v Worcestershire at Cardiff, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Gloucestershire v Worcestershire at Bristol, Jul 17, 2007 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|-||Dorset||v Lincolnshire||Lincoln||17 May 2009||Other OD|
|55, 0/60||Dorset||v Bucks||Gerrards Cross||26 Apr 2009||Other OD|
|5, 0/1||Wiltshire||v Devon||Exmouth||4 May 2008||Other OD|
|2, 1/37||Worcs||v Warwickshire||Birmingham||16 Sep 2007||LA|
|2/27||Worcs||v Gloucs||Bristol||13 Sep 2007||LA|
|16*, 1/15||Worcs||v Northants||Kidderminster||9 Sep 2007||LA|
|2/79, 11, 0/108, 36||Worcs||v Hampshire||Kidderminster||4 Sep 2007||FC|
|1/44||Worcs||v Kent||Canterbury||21 Aug 2007||FC|
|1/28, 0/38||Worcs||v Yorkshire||Kidderminster||14 Aug 2007||FC|
|0/50, 6, 0/22, 28||Worcs||v Hampshire||Southampton||8 Aug 2007||FC|
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