21 July 1990
Right Hand Bat
Jason Roy (Jason Jonathan Roy) is an English cricketer who plays for England in One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket and previously played for the Test team. He was born on 21 July 1990 in Durban, South Africa. In domestic cricket, he represents Surrey and has played in multiple Twenty20 leagues, including for Gujarat Titans, Delhi Capitals, and the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League and Paarl Royals (SA20).
Roy moved to England as a child. He made his T20I debut in 2014, his ODI debut in 2015, and played for the Test team in 2019. He was part of the England team that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Roy plays as a right-handed opening batter. Along with Alex Hales, he holds the England record for the highest ODI partnership, of 256* against Sri Lanka during their 2016 tour of England, and previously held the England record for highest ODI score (180 against Australia during England's 2018 tour). Roy was the first batter to be given out for obstructing the field in T20Is.
Roy married Elle Moore. They had their first child in March 2019. The couple welcomed their second child on 5 January 2022. He is a cousin of Dutch international cricketer Shane Snater.
Jason Roy Career
In his Test career to date, Jason Roy has played 5 matches to date in his Test career and has scored 187 runs, with an average of 19. Jason Roy has hit 26 fours and 1 sixes in his Test career. In Sep 2019, he played his recent Test match against Australia at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, England, scoring 22 runs off 33 balls.
In Jason Roy's ODI career, he has played 116 matches to date in his ODI career and has scored 4,271 runs, with an average of 40. Jason Roy has hit 511 fours and 81 sixes in his ODI career. One of his recent ODI matches took place in Mar 2023 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, Bangladesh, where he contributed 19 runs off 33 balls.
Jason Roy has played 64 matches to date in his T20 career and has scored 1,522 runs, with an average of 24. Jason Roy has hit 153 fours and 69 sixes in his T20 career. In his most recent T20 match against South Africa at The Ageas Bowl, Southampton, England, which took place in Jul 2022, Jason Roy contributed 17 runs off 18 balls to his team's total.
He holds the 24th position in the ICC ODI batting rankings with a total of 623 points. Jason Roy is ranked 64th position in the ICC T20 batting rankings with a total of 449 points.