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Jason Kila (born 15 January 1990) is a Papua New Guinean cricketer. Kila is a left-handed batsman who bowls slow left-arm orthodox. He was born in Port Moresby.

Jason Kila
Personal information
Full nameJason Kila
Born (1990-01-15) 15 January 1990 (age 29)
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
BattingLeft-handed
BowlingSlow left-arm orthodox
RoleBatting all-rounder
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 20)4 March 2018 v United Arab Emirates
Last ODI22 September 2019 v Namibia
T20I debut (cap 24)22 March 2019 v Philippines
Last T20I24 March 2019 v Vanuatu
Career statistics
Competition ODI LA T20
Matches 2 10 7
Runs scored 34 135 43
Batting average 17.00 13.50 21.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 21 36 16*
Balls bowled 30 156 84
Wickets 0 1 3
Bowling average 104.00 32.66
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/17 1/9
Catches/stumpings 1/– 3/– 4/–
Source: Cricinfo, 22 September 2019

Having played age group cricket for Papua New Guinea Under-19s in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup and 2010 Under-19 World Cup,[1] he proceeded to be selected as a part of the Papua New Guinea squad for the 2011 World Cricket League Division Three, where he played 5 matches, helping them earn promotion to 2011 World Cricket League Division Two. It was in this competition that he made his List A debut against Namibia. He played a further 3 List A matches in the competition, the last coming against Hong Kong.[2] In his 4 matches, he scored 75 runs at a batting average of 18.75, with a high score 36.[3] With the ball, he took a single wickets at an overall competition cost of 57 runs.[4]

International careerEdit

He made his One Day International (ODI) debut for Papua New Guinea against the United Arab Emirates in the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier on 4 March 2018.[5] In August 2018, he was named in Papua New Guinea's squad for Group A of the 2018–19 ICC World Twenty20 East Asia-Pacific Qualifier tournament.[6]

In March 2019, he was named in Papua New Guinea's squad for the Regional Finals of the 2018–19 ICC World Twenty20 East Asia-Pacific Qualifier tournament.[7] He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut for Papua New Guinea against the Philippines on 22 March 2019.[8] The following month, he was named in Papua New Guinea's squad for the 2019 ICC World Cricket League Division Two tournament in Namibia.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Youth One-Day International Matches played by Jason Kila". CricketArchive. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 22 May 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "List A Matches played by Jason Kila". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  3. ^ "List A Batting and Fielding For Each Team by Jason Kila". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  4. ^ "List A Bowling For Each Team by Jason Kila". CricketArchive. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  5. ^ "Group A, ICC World Cup Qualifiers at Harare, Mar 4 2018". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Squads and fixtures announced for 2020 ICC World T20 - EAP Group 'A' 2018". International Cricket Council. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Squads and Fixtures Announced for 2020 ICC Men's T20 World Cup EAP Final 2019". Cricket Philippines. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  8. ^ "1st Match, ICC World Twenty20 East Asia-Pacific Region Final at Port Moresby, Mar 22 2019". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Barras on a mission". The National (Papua New Guinea). Retrieved 3 April 2019.

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