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Richard Oliver      

Full name Richard Kenneth Oliver

Born November 14, 1989, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Current age 25 years 197 days

Major teams Shropshire, Worcestershire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 13 24 0 825 179 34.37 1106 74.59 2 4 129 1 7 0
List A 5 5 0 34 14 6.80 46 73.91 0 0 3 0 1 0
Twenty20 15 15 0 292 77 19.46 218 133.94 0 1 34 7 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Glamorgan at Worcester, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Durham at Worcester, May 24-27, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Essex at Worcester, Jul 27, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Lancashire at Worcester, Aug 9, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Durham v Worcestershire at Chester-le-Street, May 16, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Worcestershire v Leicestershire at Worcester, May 29, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13 Worcs v Leics Worcester 29 May 2015 T20
36, 11 Worcs v Durham Worcester 24 May 2015 FC
0 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 22 May 2015 T20
30, 47 Worcs v N Zealanders Worcester 14 May 2015 Other
13, 33 Worcs v Warwickshire Birmingham 9 May 2015 FC
3 Worcs v Somerset Worcester 3 May 2015 FC
32 Worcs 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 29 Apr 2015 Other T20
101, 27 Worcs v Sussex Hove 19 Apr 2015 FC
0, 1 Worcs v Yorkshire Worcester 12 Apr 2015 FC
42 Worcs v Oxford MCCU Oxford 2 Apr 2015 FC
Profile

A less passionate, less stubborn fellow might have given up on a career as a player. But not Richard Oliver. After spending eight years as a professional in club cricket - the summers in England, the winters in Australia - "bashing the door down" (as he put it) in the hope of attracting a county, he finally won a break.

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May 17, 2015

Richard Oliver got the chase off to a good start with 47 off 34 balls, Worcestershire v New Zealanders, Tour match, New Road, 4th day, May 17, 2015

Richard Oliver got the chase off to a good start with 47 off 34 balls

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Apr 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century

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Aug 2, 2014

Richard Oliver top-scored for Worcestershire with 34, Surrey v Worcestershire, NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final, The Oval, August 2, 2014

Richard Oliver top-scored for Worcestershire with 34

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Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd Investec Test: England v New Zealand at Leeds - May 29-Jun 2
New Zealand 350 England 253/5
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Leics at Chelmsford
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Northants at Cardiff
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Hampshire v Worcs at Southampton
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Surrey v Lancashire at The Oval
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Notts v Durham at Nottingham
May 31, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
South Group: Somerset v Kent at Taunton
May 31, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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