Jordan Christopher Silk
Tasmania (squad no. 21)
Sydney Sixers (squad no. 14)
Jordan silk pulls off the catch of the summer
Jordan Christopher Silk (born 13 April 1992) is a cricketer who plays for Tasmania. Silk was recruited from Sydney grade cricket where he holds the record for being the youngest player to make a century on debut.
Silk made his first class debut against Queensland on 7 March 2013. In his second game, he made a century to help Tasmania into the Sheffield Shield final. In the final, Silk again scored a century, to help Tasmania win its third title.
In April 2013, Silk was selected as part of the Australia A cricket team to tour England.
Silk currently plays for the Sydney Sixers franchise in the 2013–14 Big Bash League. On 2 January 2014, Silk took what has been described as one of the best catches of all time against the Brisbane Heat to remove the dangerous Craig Kieswetter after 14.4 overs, going a long way towards securing a 4 run win for the Sixers. The catch was described by Sir Vivian Richards as "one of the greatest grabs of all-time" and caused a Twitter meltdown amongst cricket fans and players alike.
On 22 January 2015, Silk took another spectacular catch for the Sixers, as well as scoring a match-winning 69 not out against Sydney Thunder on the final home game for Brett Lee. He then took the final catch to win the game against Adelaide Strikers, and helped them qualify for the finals.
Silk is renowned for his sweep shop in the Big Bash League. Also being able to finish of innings for the Sydney Sixers. But one of his best abilities is his catches. He has taken many special catches in the Big Bash League including Brisbane Heat player Craig Kieswetter and Sydney Thunder player Chris Green. In 2016 Silk spent a season with Cuckfield Cricket Club and racked up a whopping 947 runs for the club in the Sussex Premier League.