Roshen Silva      

Full name Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva

Born November 17, 1988, Colombo

Current age 30 years 96 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, Colombo

Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 12 23 3 702 109 35.10 1712 41.00 1 5 59 3 2 0
First-class 125 200 35 8072 231* 48.92 15164 53.23 22 35 636 88 100 0
List A 96 84 17 2697 140 40.25 3851 70.03 5 15 154 37 46 0
T20s 26 24 3 477 54 22.71 485 98.35 0 1 29 6 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 12 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 125 18 240 163 2 2/22 2/22 81.50 4.07 120.0 0 0 0
List A 96 15 238 216 7 2/18 2/18 30.85 5.44 34.0 0 0 0
T20s 26 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Dec 2-6, 2017 scorecard
Last Test Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Jan 24-26, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club v Singha Sports Club at Kurunegala, Nov 17-19, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, Jan 24-26, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Singha Sports Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Panadura, Nov 8, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Colombo v Galle at Colombo (RPS), May 8, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Sri Lanka Army Sports Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Katunayake, Feb 21, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13 Ragama v SL Army Katunayake 21 Feb 2019 T20
2 Ragama v Kurunegala Y Colombo (Burgher) 19 Feb 2019 T20
42 Ragama v SL Air SC Colombo (Burgher) 18 Feb 2019 T20
31 Ragama v SLPACC Colombo (Bloomfield) 16 Feb 2019 T20
3 Ragama v SL Navy Katunayake 15 Feb 2019 T20
9, 3 Sri Lanka v Australia Brisbane 24 Jan 2019 Test # 2343
36*, 23* Sri Lankans v CA XI Hobart 17 Jan 2019 Other
21, 18 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Christchurch 26 Dec 2018 Test # 2336
0, 27 Sri Lankans v NZ XI Napier 8 Dec 2018 Other
3, 65 Sri Lanka v England Colombo (SSC) 23 Nov 2018 Test # 2329
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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Jan 26, 2019

Roshen Silva caught at slip by Joe Burns, Australia v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Brisbane, 3rd day, January 26, 2019

Roshen Silva caught at slip by Joe Burns

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Dec 26, 2018

Roshen Silva dives to make his ground as Neil Wagner waits for the ball, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Christchurch, 1st day, December 26, 2018

Roshen Silva dives to make his ground as Neil Wagner waits for the ball

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Dec 26, 2018

Roshen Silva with an acrobatic effort at the boundary, New Zealand v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Christchurch, 1st day, December 26, 2018

Roshen Silva with an acrobatic effort at the boundary

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