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Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 25 years 245 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, England Under-19s, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education St Bede's Sch, Upper Dicker

Relation Father - AP Wells, Uncle - CM Wells, Brother - DAC Wells

Luke William Peter Wells
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 95 157 9 5147 208 34.77 11690 44.02 13 21 713 16 50 0
List A 17 12 0 110 23 9.16 183 60.10 0 0 10 2 1 0
Twenty20 5 5 0 18 11 3.60 27 66.66 0 0 1 1 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 95 78 3508 2147 46 3/35 5/119 46.67 3.67 76.2 0 0 0
List A 17 6 209 178 6 3/19 3/19 29.66 5.11 34.8 0 0 0
Twenty20 5 1 1 4 0 - - - 24.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Sussex at Worcester, Sep 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Aug 23-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Bangladeshis at Hove, Jul 3, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v Kent at Hove, Aug 2, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Jun 23, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Jul 15, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
24, 33 Sussex v Glamorgan Cardiff 23 Aug 2016 FC
120, 0/12 Sussex v Gloucs Hove 13 Aug 2016 FC
0/19, 0, 1/58 Sussex v Essex Colchester 4 Aug 2016 FC
3, 0/10 Sussex v Kent Hove 2 Aug 2016 LA
22, 22 Sussex v Kent Tunbridge Wells 17 Jul 2016 FC
43 Sussx 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Fulking 15 Jul 2016 Other OD
0/12, 93 Sussex v Pakistanis Hove 8 Jul 2016 FC
0/12, 181, 0/15 Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 2 Jul 2016 FC
5, 0/65, 16* Sussex v Northants Arundel 22 Jun 2016 FC
4, 1/51 Sussx 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Horsham 6 Jun 2016 Other OD
Profile

The title of the most sledged cricketer in England is presumably not easily won. It must demand the sort of ability that gets up the opposition's noses: an obdurate nature, a streaky shot or two and one or two fortunate umpiring decisions. Luke Wells describes that reputation as a Sussex in-house joke that has now gained wider appeal. "I attract sledging all over the country. I don't know why it is. If I stick around they try and get into my head and make me make a mistake. "Sometimes it has the opposite effect and makes me work a bit harder."

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Jun 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century, Sussex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Arundel, 1st day, June 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century

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Apr 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79, Sussex v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Hove, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79

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Aug 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip, Sussex v Derbyshire, County Championship, Division One, Hove, August 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

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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