- Latest Update: January 11, 2021 5:29 pm
Jason Roy was born on 21-07-1990 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He’s an English Cricket Player.
|Other Name:||Jason Jonathan Roy|
Jason Roy Biography, Relationship & Career
Roy was born in South Africa but came to England when he was only 10 years old and has been playing cricket ever since. He was a totally committed cricketer from his college days and was successful as well. He left his first-class debut at age 17 when he was roped in by Surrey in the T-20 Cup in the year 2008. It was his fielding that was noticed and was used by England as a substitute fielder when South Africa toured England in 2009.
Following their miserable series in the 2015 World Cup, Jason Roy was drafted into England’s team and the stroke player Roy responded by consistently giving a good start to his group. Although he scored a hundred against Pakistan just before the World Cup it was after the World Cup when England changed their approach and Roy responded to his captains with some great knocks. He scored an adventurous hundred against Sri Lanka by scoring 162 that is the maximum score by an English Batsman in ODI cricket.
His form dipped in 2017 and wasn’t able to repeat the heroics he did in 2016. With the swagger that he possesses, he put behind this time and bounced back strongly in forthcoming seasons. He became the most sought-after openers for England because 2018 and more often than not supplied with a fantastic start. He combined with Johnny Barristow has formed a formidable opening pair and will be forced to reckon with at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
In IPL, He’s played Gujarat Lions and Delhi Capitals in the past. He though hasn’t had a fantastic outing at the IPL and was released by his own franchise Delhi Capitals for the 2019 season.
He had been born to Craig Roy and Chonell Roy. He has a younger sister called Kristan Roy. He is married to Elle Moore and together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Everly. He was even offered a place at St. Mary’s University College in Belfast. However, he turned down the offer to pursue his dream for cricket that he started off at age nine.
Body Measurements of Jason Roy
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Personal Info of Jason Roy
|Address||Reigate, Surrey, England|
Favourite things of Jason Roy
|Favorite sport||Golf and Cricket|
Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jason Roy
- He was more into shore surfing and playing rugby rather than playing cricket during his first years.
- In his off time, he loves to play golf.
- He is one of those rare players that were given out for obstructing the area!