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Mitchell Claydon      

Full name Mitchell Eric Claydon

Born November 25, 1982, Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia

Current age 34 years 156 days

Major teams Canterbury, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, Kent, Kent 2nd XI, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Nickname Lips

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Westfield Sports High School, Sydney

Mitchell Eric Claydon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 94 118 23 1478 77 15.55 2457 60.15 0 4 207 14 10 0
List A 93 44 12 234 19 7.31 284 82.39 0 0 19 6 5 0
Twenty20 122 42 23 175 19 9.21 190 92.10 0 0 17 3 24 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 94 13970 8402 265 6/104 31.70 3.60 52.7 10 7 0
List A 93 90 4014 3707 120 4/39 4/39 30.89 5.54 33.4 3 0 0
Twenty20 122 120 2509 3452 139 5/26 5/26 24.83 8.25 18.0 0 2 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Bangladesh A at Leeds, Aug 3-5, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Kent at Hove, Apr 14-17, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Apr 23, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury, Apr 27, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
6, 2/51 Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 27 Apr 2017 LA
0, 4/87, 1/58 Kent v Sussex Hove 14 Apr 2017 FC
17, 4/35, 16, 1/4 Kent v Gloucs Canterbury 7 Apr 2017 FC
2/35, 1/17 Kent v Lds-Brd MCCU Canterbury 28 Mar 2017 FC
4*, 2/61 Kent v Essex Canterbury 20 Sep 2016 FC
4*, 3/73, 4* Kent v Northants Beckenham 6 Sep 2016 FC
2/25, 11, 3/41 Kent v Sussex Hove 31 Aug 2016 FC
1/36, 1/31 Kent v Gloucs Bristol 23 Aug 2016 FC
1/65, 2* Kent v Yorkshire Canterbury 18 Aug 2016 LA
5/42, 46, 1/41 Kent v Worcs Canterbury 3 Aug 2016 FC
Profile

Mitch Claydon, a burly seam bowler, has been a mainstay for Kent since he joined Kent on loan from Durham midway through the 2013 season, a move soon made permanent. He has rarely run through an opposition - his 5 for 42 against Worcestershire in 2016 represents his best for the county - but he has been a reliable figure in a county not short of budding seam bowlers struggling to make the grade. Claydon rarely grabs the headlines, but his economy in the later stages of a T20 innings has also been an important factor in Kent's side.

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Jul 8, 2014

Mitch Claydon hooks

Mitch Claydon hooks

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May 4, 2014

Mitch Claydon bowling for his new county, Kent v Surrey, County Championship, Division Two, Canterbury, 1st day, May 4, 2014

Mitch Claydon bowling for his new county

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Sep 5, 2013

Mitch Claydon took three wickets on day four, Durham v Sussex, County Championship, Division One, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day, September, 3, 2013

Mitch Claydon took three wickets on day four

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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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