Roshen Silva      

Full name Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva

Born November 17, 1988, Colombo

Current age 29 years 101 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 Maradana

Athege Roshen Shivanka Silva
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 3 5 2 309 109 103.00 656 47.10 1 3 30 2 0 0
First-class 112 175 31 7094 225* 49.26 13137 54.00 20 32 553 84 96 0
List A 87 75 15 2300 140 38.33 3367 68.31 5 11 132 31 43 0
T20s Insights on t20 17 15 1 348 54 24.85 345 100.86 0 1 26 4 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 112 18 240 163 2 2/22 2/22 81.50 4.07 120.0 0 0 0
List A 87 12 160 162 6 2/18 2/18 27.00 6.07 26.6 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v Sri Lanka at Delhi, Dec 2-6, 2017 scorecard
Last Test Bangladesh v Sri Lanka at Dhaka, Feb 8-10, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club v Singha Sports Club at Kurunegala, Nov 17-19, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Burgher Recreation Club v Ragama Cricket Club at Katunayake, Feb 15-16, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Singha Sports Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Panadura, Nov 8, 2006 scorecard
Last List A West Indies A v Sri Lanka A at Florence Hall, Nov 5, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Colts Cricket Club v Kurunegala Youth Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Mar 26, 2012 scorecard
Last T20s Ragama Cricket Club v Kalutara Town Club at Colombo (Burgher), Feb 25, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Ragama v KTC Colombo (Burgher) 25 Feb 2018 T20
18 Ragama v Burgher Colombo (Colts) 24 Feb 2018 T20
8, 34 Ragama v Burgher Katunayake 15 Feb 2018 FC
56, 70* Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Dhaka 8 Feb 2018 Test # 2296 Insights on
109 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Chittagong 31 Jan 2018 Test # 2295 Insights on
59, 106* Ragama v Bloomfield Colombo (Bloomfield) 19 Jan 2018 FC
37, 38 Ragama v Moors Colombo (Moors) 12 Jan 2018 FC
4, 7 Ragama v Saracens Colombo (Thurstan) 22 Dec 2017 FC
36, 0/15 Ragama v Colts Colombo (Colts) 15 Dec 2017 FC
11, 12* Ragama v Sinhalese Kurunegala 8 Dec 2017 FC
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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Feb 10, 2018

Roshen Silva currently averages 103 in Tests, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day, February 10, 2018

Roshen Silva currently averages 103 in Tests

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Feb 8, 2018

Roshen Silva punches through the off side, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 1st day, February 8, 2018

Roshen Silva punches through the off side

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Feb 7, 2018

Roshen Silva prepares to take a catch, Mirpur, February 7, 2018

Roshen Silva prepares to take a catch

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