Chamara Silva is a right handed batsman and legbreak bowler who plays for Sri Lanka cricket team. The other teams he has played for are Sinhalese Sports Club, Sebastianites Cricket and Athletic Club, Panadura Sports Club, Deccan Chargers, Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club and Basnahira South.
Silva debuted in One day International cricket on 26th August 1999 at Colombo against Australia. In this match, he scored 55 runs in 85 deliveries and was stumped by Gilchrist off the bowling of Warne. He debuted in Test cricket on 7th December 2006 at Christchurch against New Zealand. In the 1st innings, he was out for a duck off the bowling of Franklin. In the 2nd innings, he was caught by Vettori off the bowling of Bond for no score.
|Team||Panadura Sports Club|
|Born||14 Dec 1979|
|Bloomfield Cricket and Athletic Club||2007 - present|
|Sebastianites Cricket & Athletic Club||2005 - present|
|Sinhalese Sports Club||2003 - present|
|Panadura Sports Club||1996 - present|
|Sri Lanka||1999 - 2011|
Silva has played in 55 One day Internationals and has scored 1324 runs at a batting average of 30.09 and strike rate of 70.50. His highest score has been an unbeaten 107 and he has hit 1 century, 11 half centuries, 113 boundaries and 8 sixers while taking 17 catches. He has bowled 24 deliveries and scored 21 runs while taking 1 wicket. In Test matches, Silva has appeared in 11 Tests and has scored 537 runs in these at a batting average of 33.56 and strike rate of 62.88. he has hit 1 hundred, 2 fifties, 68 boudaries and 1 sixer while taking 7 catches. He has bowled 102 deliveries and has conceded 65 runs while taking 1 wicket.