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Kaushal Silva      

Full name Jayan Kaushal Silva

Born May 27, 1986, Colombo

Current age 28 years 212 days

Major teams Sri Lanka, Basnahira North, Sinhalese Sports Club, Sri Lanka A, 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 14 26 0 954 139 36.69 2267 42.08 1 6 115 2 20 1
First-class 147 230 28 9794 193 48.48 30 42 330 45
List A 130 110 26 3451 126 41.08 4 20 141 39
Twenty20 24 17 4 357 60* 27.46 311 114.79 0 2 40 0 12 13
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 147 42 33 1 1/11 1/11 33.00 4.71 42.0 0 0 0
List A 130 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 26-29, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Aug 14-18, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (SSC), Aug 14-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Sinhalese Sports Club v Badureliya Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Dec 16, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Colombo Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (Bloomfield), Oct 16, 2005 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kandurata Warriors v Nagenahira Nagas at Colombo (RPS), Aug 13, 2012 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
14, 9 Sri Lankans v NZ Chairman Queenstown 21 Dec 2014 Other
52* Sinhalese v Badureliya Colombo (SSC) 16 Dec 2014 LA
19, 0c/0s Sinhalese v Saracens Colombo (SSC) 14 Dec 2014 LA
41, 2c/0s Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (SSC) 11 Dec 2014 LA
2c/0s, 27* Sinhalese v SL Army Panagoda 9 Dec 2014 LA
2c/0s, 16 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 7 Dec 2014 LA
1c/0s, 100* Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (SSC) 5 Dec 2014 LA
2 Sri Lanka A v England XI Colombo (SSC) 21 Nov 2014 LA
41, 17 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (SSC) 14 Aug 2014 Test # 2136
64 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 6 Aug 2014 Test # 2133
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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Aug 18, 2014

Kumar Sangakkara nearly collides with Kaushal Silva as he takes the catch that ends the Test match, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, SSC, 5th day, August 18, 2014

Kumar Sangakkara nearly collides with Kaushal Silva as he takes the catch that ends the Test match

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Aug 14, 2014

Kaushal Silva steers the ball behind point, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 1st day, August 14, 2014

Kaushal Silva steers the ball behind point

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Aug 10, 2014

Mahela Jayawardena and Kaushal Silva are all smiles after Sri Lanka's win, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day, August 10, 2014

Mahela Jayawardena and Kaushal Silva are all smiles after Sri Lanka's win

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Tour Results
India v England at Dharamsala - Jan 27, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 16 balls remaining)
India v England at Mohali - Jan 23, 2013
India won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
India v England at Ranchi - Jan 19, 2013
India won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
India v England at Kochi - Jan 15, 2013
India won by 127 runs
India v England at Rajkot - Jan 11, 2013
England won by 9 runs
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