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Kaushal Silva      

Full name Jayan Kaushal Silva

Born May 27, 1986, Colombo

Current age 29 years 69 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 19 35 0 1268 139 36.22 3108 40.79 2 8 152 2 20 1
First-class 158 249 30 10394 193 47.46 32 45 337 47
List A 130 110 26 3451 126 41.08 4 20 141 39
Twenty20 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 19 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 158 42 33 1 1/11 1/11 33.00 4.71 42.0 0 0 0
List A 130 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 30 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 26-29, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 3-7, 2015 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, Jul 3-7, 2015 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 Badureliya Sports Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (SSC), Apr 10, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 3 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Pallekele 3 Jul 2015 Test # 2169
80 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Colombo (PSS) 25 Jun 2015 Test # 2168
125, 5 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Galle 17 Jun 2015 Test # 2167
101 SL Pres. XI v Pakistanis Colombo (Colts) 11 Jun 2015 Other
0c/0s, 9 Sinhalese v Badureliya Colombo (SSC) 10 Apr 2015 T20
0c/1s, 14 Sinhalese v Colts Colombo (SSC) 9 Apr 2015 T20
0c/0s Sinhalese v Ragama Colombo (SSC) 7 Apr 2015 T20
2c/1s, 1 Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (SSC) 6 Apr 2015 T20
0c/1s, 22 Sinhalese v Badureliya Colombo (SSC) 2 Apr 2015 T20
1c/1s, 1 Sinhalese v Saracens Panagoda 1 Apr 2015 T20
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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Jul 5, 2015

Ehsan Adil celebrates after dismissing Kaushal Silva, Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd Test, Pallekele, 3rd day, July 5, 2015

Ehsan Adil celebrates after dismissing Kaushal Silva

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Jun 26, 2015

Kaushal Silva raises his bat after getting to a fifty,  Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, June 26, 2015

Kaushal Silva raises his bat after getting to a fifty

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Jun 26, 2015

Kaushal Silva held the Sri Lankan innings together,  Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Colombo, 2nd day, June 26, 2015

Kaushal Silva held the Sri Lankan innings together

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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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