Jason Jonathan Roy is an English international cricketer who plays firstly for Surrey in domestic cricket. Born in South Africa, his family moved to England when he was 10 years old. Secure your tickets online for South Africa Vs England Tickets from a very reliable online marketing platform.
He is a right-hand batsman who opens in limited over cricket and plays in the middle order in first-class matches. He made his T20 International entrance against India on September 2014 and his One Day International entrance against Ireland in May 2015.
Having moved to England along with his family from South Africa when he was 10 years old, he attended The Hawthorns School for a few years, then Whitgift School. He represented Surrey in age-group cricket from Under 11 through to Under 19 and Academy level. He took part in the Surrey Under-19 tour to South Africa in 2007, where he top-scored for Surrey with an innings of 51 in a one-day match against Western Province Under 19s.
He was declared as a member of the 2008 intake of players to the Pemberton Greenish Surrey Academy, and on 15 June 2007 made a decisive contribution on his one-day entrance for the Surrey 2nd team, He scored 48 from 33 balls in a Second XI Trophy match against Hampshire which Surrey won by 3 runs.
Roy made no more appearances for the Surrey 2nd team in 2007, but he was selected to represent South Africa at Under 17 level in the ECB Regional Festival, held at Loughborough in July 2007, where he played in three tournaments.
In the season of 2008, Roy established himself in the Surrey second team. In his debut in the Second XI Championship, Roy scored 88 from 89 balls against a Hampshire attack which included the South African Test match bowler Nantie Hayward, having come to the crease with Surrey in trouble at 89-4.
After a brief BBL spell with Sydney Thunder in 2015, he joined the Sydney Sixers for the 2016-17 season. In the first match of the tournament against Sydney Thunder, he scored 29 in a winning effort from the Sixers. Then in the second, he scored a 40, which included a towering 6 off Shaun Tait. For the third match, he was injured, after pulling a back muscle in training.
Appearance at Pakistan in provinces teams
Roy was bought by Lahore Qalandars for US$70,000 for the 2017 PSL. He played 5 matches scoring 176 runs before leaving early for national duties. In the 2018 PSL, he played 2 games for Quetta Gladiators.
Appearance at India in provinces teams
He played three games for Gujarat Lions in the 2017 IPL. For the 2018 IPL, he is playing for Delhi Daredevils, for whom he scored a match-winning 91 in his first match.
Jason Jonathan Roy Unbeatable records in ODIs
In 2015–16 against Pakistan and South Africa
Roy was dismissed for a duck in the first ODI against Pakistan, which England lost by six wickets. He secured a half-century in the next game as England fought back to level the series, winning by 95 runs. After making seven in the third ODI, Roy scored his maiden ODI ton (102 off 117 balls) in the final game of the series, which England won by 84 runs.
In 2016 against Sri Lanka
Roy was part of an opening partnership of 256 with Alex Hales against Sri Lanka in 2016, which was the highest successful run chase without losing a wicket in ODIs. It is also the highest partnership for England for any wicket in ODIs.
In 2016 Sri Lanka in England
Roy kept his place in the ODI squad for the series against Sri Lanka. In the first match, he scored 3 runs, In the second match, he made an outstanding 112 not out, as he shared a record opening stand with Alex Hales of 256. He also got two run-outs as he won the man of the match. In the third match, he made an unbeaten five as the weather ended the match. In the fourth match, he scored his second century of the series, making 162 as England won the match by six wickets. In the final game of the series, he hit 34 as England scored 324 and won the match by 122 runs. Roy was named man of the series following his impressive performances. He was out for a duck in the only T20I between the two sides, which England won by eight wickets.
In 2017 against West Indies
Roy made 13 in the first ODI against the West Indies as England won by 45 runs. In the second match, he made 52 as England chased down their target of 226 to win by four wickets. In the final game of the series, he made 17 as England won by 186 runs.
In 2016–17 against Bangladesh and India
Roy made 41 in the first ODI against Bangladesh as England scored 309/8 to win by 21 runs. He made 13 in the next game as England lost by 34 runs. Roy missed the final game of the series through injury, although England won to win the series 2-1.
Roy made 73 in the first ODI against India, as England made 350/7, although they lost the match by three wickets. In the second match, he made 82 but England fell 15 runs short of India’s target. In the final match of the series, he made 65 as England posted 321 and won by five runs. He made 19 in the first T20I as England won by seven wickets. In the second match, he made ten as England lost by five runs. In the final match, he made 32 but England could only manage 127 and lost by 75 runs to lose the series 2-1.
In 2018 against Australia
Roy scored 180 off 151 balls and partnered with Joe Root for the highest ever 3rd wicket partnership for England (Till date), with 221 runs off 220 balls in an ODI against Australia on 14 January 2018 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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