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Dennis Breakwell      

Full name Dennis Breakwell

Born July 2, 1948, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire

Current age 66 years 10 days

Major teams Northamptonshire, Somerset

Nickname Breakley, The Severed Nerve

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Height 5 ft 9 in

Education Ounsdale Comprehensive School, Staffordshire

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 231 306 64 4792 100* 19.80 1 16 80 0
List A 186 133 35 1386 44* 14.14 0 0 40 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 231 30220 13015 422 8/39 30.84 2.58 71.6 12 1
List A 186 3875 2595 86 4/10 4/10 30.17 4.01 45.0 3 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1969-1983
List A span 1969-1984
Profile

Dennis Breakwell was a slow left-armer who became an allrounder as his career developed. He made his debut for Northamptonshire in 1969 and soon established himself in the first team, but he moved to Somerset in 1973 and was a key part of the side for the remainder of the decade, appearing in two winning Lord's finals. He is the professional coach and groundsman at King's College in Taunton.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Investec Test: England v India at Nottingham - Jul 9-13
India 457 England 352/9
North Division: Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - Jul 11
Northants won by 4 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Surrey v Glamorgan at The Oval - Jul 11
Glamorgan won by 4 runs
North Division: Warwickshire v Worcs at Birmingham - Jul 11
Warwickshire won by 5 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Sussex v Kent at Hove - Jul 11
Kent won by 3 runs
Northants v Somerset at Northampton
Jul 12-15, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
South Division: Essex v Kent at Colchester
Jul 12, 2014 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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