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Graham Napier      

Full name Graham Richard Napier

Born January 6, 1980, Colchester, Essex

Current age 35 years 210 days

Major teams England, Central Districts, England Lions, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Essex Cricket Board, Mumbai Indians, Wellington

Nickname Plank

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Gilberd School, Colchester

Graham Richard Napier
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 162 222 41 5404 196 29.85 6 31 59 0
List A 240 179 21 2939 79 18.60 0 14 57 0
Twenty20 124 91 17 1158 152* 15.64 781 148.27 1 0 93 72 36 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 162 22276 13152 419 7/21 31.38 3.54 53.1 12 0
List A 240 8492 7474 287 7/32 7/32 26.04 5.28 29.5 10 4 0
Twenty20 124 123 2638 3450 142 4/10 4/10 24.29 7.84 18.5 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1997
Last First-class Kent v Essex at Tunbridge Wells, Jul 19-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 1997
Last List A Essex v Nottinghamshire at Chelmsford, Aug 2, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
27, 1/56 Essex v Notts Chelmsford 2 Aug 2015 LA
1/61, 18 Essex v Glamorgan Cardiff 31 Jul 2015 LA
5, 2/37 Essex v Warwickshire Chelmsford 29 Jul 2015 LA
1/36 Essex v Lancashire Chelmsford 27 Jul 2015 LA
11, 1/77, 35* Essex v Kent Tunbridge Wells 19 Jul 2015 FC
1/36, 1* Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 17 Jul 2015 T20
43, 1/16, 0/26 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 12 Jul 2015 FC
8, 1/19 Essex v Middlesex Richmond 10 Jul 2015 T20
0/54, 23 Essex v Lancashire Manchester 6 Jul 2015 FC
6, 0/26 Essex v Hampshire Chelmsford 26 Jun 2015 T20
Profile

As a product of the Essex youth system, Graham Napier made his mark in county cricket as an allrounder of great promise, which he began to fulfil in the latter half of his career. In 2008 he wrote his name in the record books with an astonishing 152 against Sussex in a Twenty20, which included a world record 16 sixes; five years later, he took seven wickets in a 40-over match against Surrey, which included bowling Ricky Ponting through the gate before going on to take four in four balls.

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May 20, 2015

Graham Napier runs in, Glamorgan v Essex, Cardiff, May 20, 2015

Graham Napier runs in

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Apr 27, 2015

Graham Napier removed Matt Dunn's off stump, Surrey v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Kia Oval, 2nd day, April 27, 2015

Graham Napier removed Matt Dunn's off stump

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Apr 20, 2015

Graham Napier's counter-attack reduced Essex's deficit, Essex v Kent, County Championship Division Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Graham Napier's counter-attack reduced Essex's deficit

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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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