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Richard Oliver      

Full name Richard Kenneth Oliver

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

Current age 25 years 234 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 17 31 0 1009 179 32.54 1396 72.27 2 5 154 2 10 0
List A 5 5 0 34 14 6.80 46 73.91 0 0 3 0 1 0
Twenty20 20 19 1 404 77 22.44 313 129.07 0 2 47 9 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 17 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 5 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Glamorgan at Worcester, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Last First-class Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire at Nottingham, Jun 29-Jul 2, 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 Durham at Worcester, Jul 5, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
70* Worcs v Durham Worcester 5 Jul 2015 T20
31 Worcs v Notts Nottingham 3 Jul 2015 T20
99, 11 Worcs v Notts Nottingham 29 Jun 2015 FC
17 Worcs 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnt Green 25 Jun 2015 Other T20
6, 6 Worcs v Middlesex Uxbridge 21 Jun 2015 FC
27, 2 Worcs v Warwickshire Worcester 14 Jun 2015 FC
2 Worcs v Durham Chester-le-Street 12 Jun 2015 T20
9 Worcs v Notts Worcester 7 Jun 2015 T20
- Worcs v Northants Northampton 5 Jun 2015 T20
33 Worcs v Hampshire Southampton 31 May 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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Jun 30, 2015

Richard Oliver fell for 99, Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, June 30, 2015

Richard Oliver fell for 99

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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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Country Fixtures Country Results
Leics v Kent at Leicester - Jul 5-8
Leics 159 & 110/9 (45.2 ov) Kent 210
Notts v Middlesex at Nottingham - Jul 5-8
Middlesex 374 Notts 180/4 (60 ov)
Somerset v Sussex at Taunton - Jul 5-8
Sussex 208 Somerset 176/4 (53 ov)
Warwickshire v Yorkshire at Birmingham - Jul 5-8
Yorkshire 213 & 125/1 (42 ov) Warwickshire 69
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Chesterfield - Jul 6-9
Glamorgan 167/3 (32 ov)
Lancashire v Essex at Manchester - Jul 6-9
Lancashire 96/4 (25.4 ov)
Worcs v Hampshire at Worcester - Jul 6-9
Worcs 228/5 (79 ov)
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