Bodyline Series / Players / Luke Wells

Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 24 years 120 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, England Under-19s, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Education St Bede's Sch, Upper Dicker

Relation Father - AP Wells, Uncle - CM Wells, Brother - DAC Wells

Luke William Peter Wells
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 70 120 8 3711 208 33.13 8476 43.78 8 16 519 11 38 0
List A 13 9 0 80 23 8.88 137 58.39 0 0 7 1 1 0
Twenty20 5 5 0 18 11 3.60 27 66.66 0 0 1 1 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 70 45 1316 829 19 3/38 3/40 43.63 3.77 69.2 0 0 0
List A 13 3 77 61 3 3/19 3/19 20.33 4.75 25.6 0 0 0
Twenty20 5 1 1 4 0 - - - 24.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Sussex at Worcester, Sep 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Worcestershire at Hove, Apr 19-22, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Bangladeshis at Hove, Jul 3, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham, Jul 29, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Jun 23, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Jul 15, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 2/67, 4, 1/5 Sussex v Worcs Hove 19 Apr 2015 FC
0, 14, 2/24 Sussex v Hampshire Southampton 12 Apr 2015 FC
10 Sussex v Lds-Brd MCCU Hove 2 Apr 2015 FC
81, 1/44, 162, 1/10 Sussex v Northants Northampton 23 Sep 2014 FC
10, 0/23, 79 Sussex v Notts Nottingham 15 Sep 2014 FC
0/6, 0, 13 Sussex v Lancashire Hove 9 Sep 2014 FC
1, 3/6, 178*, 0/28 Sussx 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Woodman Cote 1 Sep 2014 Other
4, 0/36 Sussx 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Purley 27 Aug 2014 Other
9 Sussx 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Horsham 26 Aug 2014 Other OD
10, 3/38, 0, 0/2 Sussex v Yorkshire Scarborough 15 Aug 2014 FC
Profile

The title of the most sledged cricketer in England is presumably not easily won. It must demand the sort of ability that gets up the opposition's noses: an obdurate nature, a streaky shot or two and one or two fortunate umpiring decisions. Luke Wells describes that reputation as a Sussex in-house joke that has now gained wider appeal. "I attract sledging all over the country. I don't know why it is. If I stick around they try and get into my head and make me make a mistake. "Sometimes it has the opposite effect and makes me work a bit harder."

  • Read More
Latest Articles
Latest Photos

Jun 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century, Sussex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Arundel, 1st day, June 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century

© Getty Images

Apr 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79, Sussex v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Hove, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79

© Getty Images

Aug 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip, Sussex v Derbyshire, County Championship, Division One, Hove, August 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip

© Getty Images

Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Sussex at Chester-le-Street - Apr 26-29
Sussex 335 & 115/3 Durham 339
Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Apr 26-29
Gloucs 275 Derbyshire 511/8
Hampshire v Notts at Southampton - Apr 26-29
Notts 371 Hampshire 167/4
Lancashire v Kent at Manchester - Apr 26-29
Lancashire 444 Kent 214/7
Leics v Northants at Leicester - Apr 26-29
Northants 251 & 105/2 Leics 305
Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Apr 26-29
Somerset 408 Middlesex 306/7
Surrey v Essex at The Oval - Apr 26-29
Surrey 340 Essex 266/2
Yorkshire v Warwickshire at Leeds - Apr 26-29
Warwickshire 435 Yorkshire 128/3
Complete fixtures » | Download Fixtures »
News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days