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Tim Linley      

Full name Timothy Edward Linley

Born March 23, 1982, Horsforth, Leeds

Current age 32 years 191 days

Major teams Middlesex 2nd XI, Nottinghamshire 2nd XI, Oxford MCCU, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI

Nickname Sheephead, Bambi

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education St Mary's RC Comprehensive; Notre Dame Sixth Form College; Oxford Brookes University

Timothy Edward Linley
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 62 85 18 536 42 8.00 1572 34.09 0 0 21 0
List A 25 13 9 84 20* 21.00 97 86.59 0 0 9 3 3 0
Twenty20 7 2 0 9 8 4.50 8 112.50 0 0 0 1 2 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 62 10621 5296 191 6/57 27.72 2.99 55.6 13 5 1
List A 25 25 898 910 23 3/50 3/50 39.56 6.08 39.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 7 7 122 148 6 2/28 2/28 24.66 7.27 20.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Hampshire at Oxford, May 9-11, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval, Sep 15-17, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Surrey v Middlesex at Guildford, Jul 19, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Somerset at The Oval, Aug 20, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Middlesex at The Oval, Jun 27, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Surrey at Southampton, Jun 3, 2011 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1*, 4/79, 2, 0/50 Surrey v Derbyshire The Oval 15 Sep 2014 FC
0, 0/31, 13, 1/33 Surrey v NZ A The Oval 31 Aug 2014 FC
0, 3/68 Surrey v Somerset The Oval 20 Aug 2014 LA
3*, 3/54, 0/8 Surrey v Leics Leicester 15 Aug 2014 FC
1/27, 7* Surrey v Warwickshire Birmingham 12 Aug 2014 LA
2/74, 4* Surrey v Sussex The Oval 6 Aug 2014 LA
1/111, 4, 1/71, 4 Surrey v Kent Guildford 20 Jul 2014 FC
0/42, 0, 1/26, 0 Surr 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Canterbury 15 Jul 2014 Other
21*, 1/57 Surrey v Hampshire The Oval 28 Jun 2014 FC
20, 2/33, 52, 0/27 Surr 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Radlett 24 Jun 2014 Other
Profile

Tall seamer Tim Linley was a graduate of the MCC's UCCE programme and represented British Universities in 2004. He joined Sussex for the 2006 season but after playing just one match, against Sri Lanka, he was released and headed northwards to Surrey. It took him some time to establish a first-team place, but he survived Chris Adams' clear-out and in 2010 began to find more opportunities on offer as Surrey rebuilt their standing in the domestic game. In a squad packed with pacier talent, Linley's line bowling proved very useful and he helped Surrey win promotion in 2011 with his best season, taking 73 first-class wickets at 18.34. While he has struggled to hit those heights since, Linley has been a model of consistency during some tough times for Surrey. He lead the way with 37 wickets as the club were relegated from Division One in 2013.
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Sep 15, 2014

Tim Linley celebrates a wicket in exuberant fashion, Surrey v Derbyshire, County Championship, Division Two, The Oval, 1st day, September 15, 2014

Tim Linley celebrates a wicket in exuberant fashion

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Jul 20, 2014

Tim Linley claimed a wicket late in the day, Surrey v Kent, County Championship, Division Two, Guildford, 1st day, July 20, 2014

Tim Linley claimed a wicket late in the day

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Sep 25, 2013

Tim Linley in his delivery stride, Surrey v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, 2nd day September 25, 2013

Tim Linley in his delivery stride

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Tournament Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Sep 4, 2011
Somerset won by 39 runs (D/L method)
Surrey v Sussex at The Oval - Sep 4, 2011
Surrey won by 71 runs
Hampshire v Scotland at Southampton - Aug 29, 2011
Hampshire won by 115 runs
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Aug 29, 2011
Derbyshire won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Aug 29, 2011
Middlesex won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Notts v Lancashire at Nottingham - Aug 29, 2011
Lancashire won by 2 runs
Somerset v Essex at Taunton - Aug 29, 2011
Somerset won by 40 runs
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - Aug 29, 2011
Durham won by 36 runs
Unicorns v Glamorgan at Wormsley - Aug 29, 2011
Unicorns won by 8 runs
Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Aug 29, 2011
Northants won by 5 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
Yorkshire v Worcs at Leeds - Aug 29, 2011
Yorkshire won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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