All About Jason Roy And His Cricket Career

Jason Jonathan Roy is a South African-born English cricketer who currently represents England in ODI and Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket. Jason Roy represents Surrey in domestic cricket and has appeared in numerous Twenty20 competitions, including the Indian Premier League for Gujarat Lions, Delhi Daredevils, and Sun risers Hyderabad.

Jason Roy holds the England record for the highest ODI partnership, with Alex Hales, of 256* against Sri Lanka during their 2016 tour of England. He was the first batsman in T20I history to be dismissed for obstructing the field.

Personal information About Jason Roy

In 2008, Roy took A-level exams in Sports Science and Business and was offered a place at St. Mary’s University College, but he declined because he wanted to focus on cricket.

Jason Jonathan Roy was ten years old when he and his family moved to England. Craig Roy is his father’s name. Kristan Roy is his only sibling. He is a devout Christian.

Real NameJason Jonathan Roy
Date of Birth21 July 1990
BirthplaceDurban, South Africa
NicknameRoy
ProfessionEngland Cricketer (Batsman)
NationalityEnglish
HometownReigate, Surrey, England
Height178 cm
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium
Eye colorBlonde
Hair colorBrown
Zodiac signLeo
ReligionChristianity
CollegeNot Known
Jersey Number67 (England) 67 (IPL, County Cricket)  
International DebutTest– N/A ODI– 8 May 2015 vs Ireland in Dublin T20– 7 September 2014 vs India in Birmingham
HobbiesPlaying Golf and Surfing
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstAustralia
Favorite Cricketer (Batsman)Brian Lara Kumar Sangakkara
Career Turning PointSelection in the T20I against India in September 2014 after scoring 677 runs in 2014 NatWest T20 blast.
Favorite shotPull shot

Family Background Of Jason Roy

Roy Moore married Elle Moore on October 7, 2017. In March of this year, they welcomed their first child. On January 5, 2022, the couple welcomed their second child. Shane Snater, a Dutch international cricketer, is his cousin.

FatherCraig Roy (Account Director)
MotherNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date7 October 2017
WifeElle Moore
SonNone
DaughterEverly
BrotherNone
SisterKristian Roy (Younger)

Achievements Of Jason Roy

  • Jason Roy was a member of England’s winning team at the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.
  • In 2016, Roy was part of a 256-run opening partnership with Alex Hales against the Sri Lanka International Team, which was the highest successful run chase in one-day internationals without losing a wicket.
  • Alex Hales and Jason Roy established the highest opening partnership for England in ODIs for any wicket.
  • On 14 January 2018, in an ODI against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Jason Roy hit 180 off 151 balls and partnered with Joe Root for the greatest record third-wicket partnership for England, with 221 runs off 220 balls.

All Format Career Summary Of Jason Roy

Domestic Career Of Jason Roy

On 27 June 2008, he made his Twenty20 Cup debut for Surrey against Middlesex, and on 20 July 2008, the day before his 18th birthday, he made his List A debut against Yorkshire in the NatWest Pro40 League. In the final test of the 2008 series at The Oval, he was deployed as a substitute fielder for England’s Test team against South Africa.

Roy was named to the ECB Elite Player Development squad in September 2008, which competed in a triangular event against University Sport South Africa and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Universities. Roy was chosen to play in two of his team’s four games. Roy batted at number four in his maiden match, against University Sport South Africa, but only managed to score one run.

Roy won the Easter Scholarship in 2008 and spent the winter of 2008/2009 at the Darren Lehmann Academy in Adelaide. Roy also played club cricket with Port Adelaide Cricket Club, where he was a member of the side that won the XXXX Gold Grade 20/20 Competition, scoring 20 runs off 12 balls in the final at the Adelaide Oval. The triumph was the club’s first in the competition.

Bangladesh Premier Of Jason Roy

Roy played for the Sylhet Sixers in the Bangladesh Premier League in 2018–19. He played four games and had a best score of 42.

BBL Of Jason Roy

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.

Pakistan Super League Of Jason Roy

Roy was purchased for US$70,000 by Lahore Qalandars for the 2017 PSL season. Before leaving early for national duty, he played five matches and scored 176 runs. He was selected in the supplementary round of the 2018 PSL draft by Quetta Gladiators since he was partially available. During the season, he only appeared in two games for the Quetta Gladiators.

Quetta Gladiators selected him as their Platinum Category pick in the 2020 PSL players draft in December 2019, making him the overall first pick of the night. He scored 233 runs in eight innings, including a top score of 73 not out against Peshawar Zalmi. Quetta Gladiators selected him for the 2022 PSL season 2021.

Mzansi Super League Of Jason Roy

He was picked to the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants’ roster as an International Marquee player for the inaugural Mzansi Super League T20 competition in October 2018. He was picked to the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants squad for the 2019 Mzansi Super League campaign in September 2019.

IPL Of Jason Roy

In the 2017 IPL, he appeared in three games for Gujarat Lions. He played for the Delhi Daredevils in the 2018 IPL, scoring a match-winning 91* in his maiden match. He was purchased by the Delhi Capitals in the 2020 IPL auction ahead of the Indian Premier League. Due to personal reasons, Roy withdrew from the 2020 Indian Premier League on August 27, 2020, and was replaced by Australian all-rounder Daniel Sams.

Before the 2021 auction, he was released by the Delhi Capitals. He was signed by the Sun risers Hyderabad as a replacement for Mitchell Marsh ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League season. Jason Roy was purchased by the Gujarat Titans in the 2022 IPL Auction.

Career Statistics Of Jason Roy

CompetitionTestODIT20IFC
Matches5985887
Runs scored1873,6581,4464,850
Batting average18.7040.1925.3636.46
Top score7218078143
Balls bowled712
Wickets14
Bowling average35.35

Social Media Handle Of Jason Roy

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FAQ

1. Does Jason Roy smoke?

No

2. Does Jason Roy drink alcohol?

Yes