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Jordan

Silk

Batsman

Bats Right Hand

RUNS
296
AVERAGE
26.91

Batsman

Bats Right Hand

AGE
22
HEIGHT
187CM
BORN

Penrith

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

TAS

TAS
LOCAL CLUB

North Hobart

Bio

It took just three first-class matches for Sydney-born opener Jordan Silk to go from unknown Tasmania batsman to being selected for Australia A.

Having peeled off 127 against Victoria in just his second Sheffield Shield outing, he backed it up a week later with a patient innings of 108 in the 2012-13 final as the Tigers secured the title.

He started the following season with another two hundreds and two half-centuries, before a foot injury halted his season.

Silk twice fielded for Australia’s Test side before he’s made his first-class debut; first as a 17-year-old against Pakistan at the SCG and again in 2012 against Sri Lanka in Hobart, when he took a catch off the bowling of Nathan Lyon.

Rated by Ricky Ponting as one of the best fielders in Australia, Silk’s name went viral in early 2014 when he took an incredible diving catch playing for Sydney Sixers in the Big Bash League, which was described by Sir Vivian Richards as “one of the best catches that I’ve ever seen”.


MATCHES
21
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
-
BEST BATTING
127
BEST BOWLING
-
Batting
RUNS
1347
INNINGS
41
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
33.67
100s
4
50s
7
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
3.31
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
MATCHES
14
DEBUT
-
CAP NO
-
BEST BATTING
66
BEST BOWLING
-
Batting
RUNS
296
INNINGS
12
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
26.91
100s
0
50s
3
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
6.25
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0

Final over mayhem in the Sydney Smash

Josh Lalor had figures 4-6 from three overs when Sydney Thunder Mike Hussey thew him the ball for the 20th over. Jordan Silk and Stephen O'Keefe needed 23 runs. Cue one amazing finish


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Jordan Silk's stunning catch

Jordan Silk set BBL|03 alight with a stunning catch and he might have topped that effort with a sensational grab in the Sydney Smash at the SCG


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Jordan Silk's stunning Sydney Smash catch

Jordan Silk set BBL|03 alight with a stunning catch and he might have topped that effort with a sensational grab in the Sydney Smash at the SCG


Sixers lock in Silk for three years

In-form right-hander inks new deal ahead of Big Bash League Final


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Silk takes stunning outfield catch

Mark Waugh rates Silk's latest effort better than his stunning catch at the Gabba last season


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Super Silk steals the show in Sydney

Sixers batsman takes stunning one-handed catch in Sydney Smash against the Thunder