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Adam Riley      

Full name Adam Edward Nicholas Riley

Born March 23, 1992, Sidcup, Kent

Current age 22 years 309 days

Major teams Kent, Kent 2nd XI, Loughborough MCCU

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education Beths Grammar School, Bexley

Adam Edward Nicholas Riley
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 38 48 16 278 23* 8.68 1085 25.62 0 0 35 0 20 0
List A 23 5 3 11 5* 5.50 23 47.82 0 0 0 0 8 0
Twenty20 24 7 4 17 5* 5.66 20 85.00 0 0 1 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 38 57 5468 3284 99 7/150 9/123 33.17 3.60 55.2 6 5 0
List A 23 23 828 771 19 2/32 2/32 40.57 5.58 43.5 0 0 0
Twenty20 24 22 454 564 19 4/22 4/22 29.68 7.45 23.8 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v Northamptonshire at Canterbury, May 4-7, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa A v England Lions at Bloemfontein, Jan 18-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Worcestershire at Canterbury, May 1, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Kent at Birmingham, Sep 4, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Indians at Canterbury, Aug 26, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Somerset at Canterbury, Jul 18, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 0/80 Eng Lions v Sth Africa A Bloemfontein 18 Jan 2015 FC
1/8 Eng Lions v Gauteng Invitation XI Soweto 5 Jan 2015 Other
1/24, 0*, 0/42, 6* Kent v Gloucs Canterbury 23 Sep 2014 FC
0*, 3/124, 4/36 Kent v Hampshire Southampton 15 Sep 2014 FC
2, 0/44, 21 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 9 Sep 2014 FC
1/53 Kent v Warwickshire Birmingham 4 Sep 2014 LA
2/76, 2*, 0/93 Kent v Glamorgan Canterbury 31 Aug 2014 FC
0, 1/30 Kent v Gloucs Canterbury 29 Aug 2014 LA
1/49, 5* Kent v NZ A Canterbury 27 Aug 2014 LA
3/73, 0, 2/106, 10 Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 15 Aug 2014 FC
Profile

The abrupt retirement of Graeme Swann during an Ashes whitewash in Australia in 2013-14 left England examining their spin bowling resources and realizing with trepidation that the cupboard was almost bare. They settled on Moeen Ali as a spin-bowling allrounder, but as they gazed around the counties for promising young talent many eyes settled on Adam Riley. Peter Such, England's spin bowling coach, was among those who held him in high regard and there was hint of Such, too, in the flight he sought from an upright action.

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May 4, 2014

Adam Riley removed Surrey's middle order, Kent v Surrey, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 1st day, May 4, 2014

Adam Riley removed Surrey's middle order

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May 4, 2014

Ben Harmison and Adam Riley high five after combining for a wicket, Kent v Surrey, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 1st day, May 4, 2014

Ben Harmison and Adam Riley high five after combining for a wicket

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Kimberley
Jan 28, 2015 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
England v India at Perth
Jan 30, 2015 (11:20 local | 03:20 GMT | 22:20 EST | 21:20 CST | 19:20 PST)
3rd unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Potchefstroom
Jan 31, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
4th unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Pretoria
Feb 2, 2015 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
5th unofficial ODI: Sth Africa A v Eng Lions at Benoni
Feb 5, 2015 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
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