Kaushal Silva      

Full name Jayan Kaushal Silva

Born May 27, 1986, Colombo

Current age 28 years 57 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 11 21 0 762 139 36.28 1819 41.89 1 5 85 2 17 1
First-class 144 225 28 9602 193 48.74 30 41 327 45
List A 123 103 23 3194 126 39.92 3 19 133 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 11 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 144 42 33 1 1/11 1/11 33.00 4.71 42.0 0 0 0
List A 123 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Dubai (DSC), Oct 26-29, 2011 scorecard
Last Test Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 16-20, 2014 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut 2001/02
Last First-class Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, Jul 16-20, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2002/03
Last List A Ragama Cricket Club v Sinhalese Sports Club at Colombo (RPS), Dec 23, 2013 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
8, 38 Sri Lanka v South Africa Galle 16 Jul 2014 Test # 2129
13, 13 Sri Lanka v England Leeds 20 Jun 2014 Test # 2126
63, 57 Sri Lanka v England Lord's 12 Jun 2014 Test # 2124
152* Sri Lankans v Northants Northampton 5 Jun 2014 FC
109, 0c/0s Sinhalese v Nondescripts Panagoda 3 Apr 2014 FC
2c/0s, 1, 1c/0s Sinhalese v Moors Colombo (NCC) 20 Mar 2014 FC
4c/0s, 63, 2c/0s, 59 Sinhalese v Col CC Colombo (PSS) 13 Mar 2014 FC
2c/1s, 20, 2c/0s Sinhalese v SL Army Colombo (Moors) 6 Mar 2014 FC
2, 10 Sinhalese v Tamil Union Colombo (PSS) 21 Feb 2014 FC
10, 9* Sinhalese v Panadura Colombo (SSC) 14 Feb 2014 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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Jul 19, 2014

Kaushal Silva arches his back to evade a bouncer, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, July 19, 2014

Kaushal Silva arches his back to evade a bouncer

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Jul 19, 2014

Kaushal Silva cuts one of the back foot, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, July 19, 2014

Kaushal Silva cuts one of the back foot

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Jul 17, 2014

Kaushal Silva ducks under a short ball, Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 2nd day, July 17, 2014

Kaushal Silva ducks under a short ball

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Tournament Results
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 31, 2012
Uva Next won by 19 runs (D/L method)
Nagenahira v K Warriors at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 29, 2012
Match abandoned without a ball bowled
Wayamba U v Uva Next at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 28, 2012
Uva Next won by 20 runs
Uva Next v Nagenahira at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 27, 2012
Nagenahira won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Ruhuna Ryls v Wayamba U at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Wayamba U won by 14 runs
Nagenahira v Uthura at Colombo (RPS) - Aug 26, 2012
Uthura won by 15 runs
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