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Graham Napier      

Full name Graham Richard Napier

Born January 6, 1980, Colchester, Essex

Current age 36 years 335 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 179 239 43 5739 196 29.28 7 31 63 0
List A 246 183 21 2971 79 18.33 0 14 58 0
Twenty20 137 96 19 1206 152* 15.66 813 148.33 1 0 95 76 43 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 179 25213 14760 490 7/21 30.12 3.51 51.4 17 0
List A 246 8762 7754 299 7/32 7/32 25.93 5.30 29.3 10 4 0
Twenty20 137 136 2905 3831 164 4/10 4/10 23.35 7.91 17.7 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut 1997
Last First-class Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Sep 12-15, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1997
Last List A Warwickshire v Essex at Birmingham, Aug 17, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Essex at Nottingham, Aug 8, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
4/46, 0, 12 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 12 Sep 2016 FC
0/50, 5/59 Essex v Worcs Chelmsford 31 Aug 2016 FC
2/50, 31, 1/47 Essex v Leics Leicester 23 Aug 2016 FC
3/60, 17 Essex v Warwickshire Birmingham 17 Aug 2016 LA
4, 4/28, 4/50 Essex v Derbyshire Derby 13 Aug 2016 FC
2/20, 0 Essex v Notts Nottingham 8 Aug 2016 T20
8*, 5/114, 124 Essex v Sussex Colchester 4 Aug 2016 FC
- Essex v Gloucs Bristol 2 Aug 2016 LA
3/50, 1 Essex v Middlesex Lord's 31 Jul 2016 LA
1/43 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 29 Jul 2016 T20
Profile

When Graham Napier's 26-year association with Essex ended in 2016, he was established beyond doubt as one of the most compelling cricketers in the county's history. How could he not be when he held the distinction as a cricketer who had twice hit what then stood as a world-record 16 sixes in an innings?

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Sep 23, 2016

Time for a selfie: Graham Napier, David Masters and the Division Two trophy, Kent v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, September 23, 2016

Time for a selfie: Graham Napier, David Masters and the Division Two trophy

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Sep 12, 2016

Graham Napier ripped through Glamorgan's top order in his final home game, Essex v Glamorgan, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, September 12, 2016

Graham Napier ripped through Glamorgan's top order in his final home game

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Aug 31, 2016

Graham Napier appeals unsuccessfully for a wicket, Essex v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 1st day, August 31, 2016

Graham Napier appeals unsuccessfully for a wicket

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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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