Jason Roy overview

Jason Jonathan Roy is a South African-born English cricketer who was born on 21st July 1990 in Durban, South Africa. He plays in all formats for England in International cricket and Surrey Country Cricketer Club in domestic cricket. Jason was born in South Africa and moved to England with his family when he was 10 years old. He was initially schooled at the Hawthorns school for a few years, then Whitgift school, during which he represented Surrey in the age group cricket from under-11 through to under-19 and then at the Academy level.

He then went on to participate in the Surrey under-19 tour to South Africa in 2007, where he top-scored with 51 in a one-day match against Western Province under-19s. He was also one of the members of the 2008 intake of players to the Pemberton Greenish Academy. One of the highlights from his time with Surrey was when he scored 48 off 33 balls in a match against Hampshire on his debut in the One-day format. On his debut in the Second XI championship, Jason scored 88 from 89 balls against Hampshire after Surrey lost 4 wickets for just 89 runs. This performance established him into the team.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 5 10 0 187 72 18.7 318 58.81 0 0 1 26 1
ODI 96 92 2 3598 180 39.98 3358 107.15 9 0 19 418 73
T20 43 43 0 1034 78 24.05 727 142.23 0 0 5 104 48
IPL 8 8 2 179 91 29.83 134 133.58 0 0 1 18 8

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 5 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
ODI 96 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
T20 43 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA
IPL 8 NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

Early signs

Jason scored a staggering 677 runs at an average of 48.35 in the NatWest T20 season after which he earned his maiden International call one off T20I in September 2014. During the 2010 season, Jason scored 180 against Essex and 120 against Durham and 104 against Sussex in three successive matches.

ODI Career

Jason made his debut in One-day internationals against Ireland on 8th May 2015 at the Village however, the match was called off due to rain. Roy was a part of an opening partnership of 256 with Alex Hales against Sri Lanka in 2016, which is the highest successful run chase without losing a wicket in ODIs and also the highest partnership for England for any wicket in One day Internationals. Jason scored 180 runs against Australia in an ODI in 2018 which is the highest Individual score for England. Jason Roy and Joe Root had the highest ever third wicket partnership for England, with 221 runs off 220 balls in the same match. Jason has scored 3434 runs from his 86 matches at a strike rate of 107.28. He has 9 hundred and 18 fifties to his name.

Test career

Jason Roy made his test debut against Ireland at the Lord’s on 24th July 2019. He has played just 5 matches till date and has 187 runs with 1 half-century to his name.

IPL career

Jason made his IPL debut against KKR - Kolkata at Saurashtra Cricket Association stadium on 7th April 2017. He has scored 179 runs from the 8 matches he has played with a Fifty to his name.

T20 Career

Jason made his T20 debut against India on 7th September 2014 at Edgbaston. Since then, he has played in 35 matches, from which he has 860 runs under his belt. He also has a strike rate of 147.51 and has 5 fifties to his name.

ICC Trophies

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