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Phil Newport      

Full name Philip John Newport

Born October 11, 1962, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Current age 52 years 75 days

Major teams England, Boland, Northern Transvaal, Worcestershire

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Relation Son - NA Newport

Philip John Newport
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 3 5 1 110 40* 27.50 194 56.70 0 0 13 0 1 0
First-class 290 342 93 6010 98 24.13 0 22 79 0
List A 277 125 43 970 57 11.82 0 1 55 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 3 6 669 417 10 4/87 7/164 41.70 3.73 66.9 1 0 0
First-class 290 46352 23737 880 8/52 26.97 3.07 52.6 35 3
List A 277 12606 8222 326 5/22 5/22 25.22 3.91 38.6 8 3 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v Sri Lanka at Lord's, Aug 25-30, 1988 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Perth, Feb 1-5, 1991 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1982-1999
List A span 1983-1999
Profile

Phil Newport was one of many England seamers in the late 1980s and early '90s to find themselves only one bad performance away from the axe. He took seven wickets on debut against Sri Lanka in 1988, and then ten on the first day of Worcestershire's low-scoring tour match against Australia in 1989. He was picked for the first Test, but was spanked all round Headingley as Steve Waugh announced himself to English audiences, and the selectors showed no mercy. He did play one more Test, as a replacement at Perth in 1990-91, but despite being one of the better swing bowlers on the county circuit he was never picked again after that.
Rob Smyth

Latest Photos

1995

Phil Newport, Worcestershire and England

Phil Newport

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