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Grahame Clinton      

Full name Grahame Selvey Clinton

Born May 5, 1953, Sidcup, Kent

Current age 61 years 80 days

Major teams Zimbabwe-Rhodesia, Kent, Surrey

Nickname Clint

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Education Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School

Relation Son - RS Clinton, Nephew - PJS Clinton

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 270 450 53 13118 192 33.04 20 73 96 0
List A 185 170 14 5264 146 33.74 4 33 34 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 270 160 201 4 2/8 50.25 7.53 40.0 0 0
List A 185 32 12 0 - - - 2.25 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1974-1990
List A span 1976-1990
Profile

Grahame Clinton was a sound but unspectacular opening batsman who started in Kent but, unable to secure a place in the side, after six seasons moved to Surrey in 1979. He soon found his slot there, and coach Micky Stewart said he "formed the backbone of the innings; the platform from which our strokemakers can play". While that might be slightly unfair, Clinton certainly had a limited range of strokes, mainly deflections on either side of the wicket, but he expanded that slightly as his career progressed. He retired in 1990, and that was his most successful campaign, with 1292 runs at 46.14. His other claim to fame was that he was taken to hospital in 15 of the (then) 17 first-class counties he played on.
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham - Jul 21-24
Sussex 413 & 204/4 Warwickshire 333
South Division: Middlesex v Surrey at Lord's
Jul 24, 2014 (18:15 local | 17:15 GMT | 13:15 EDT | 12:15 CDT | 10:15 PDT)
North Division: Lancashire v Durham at Manchester
Jul 24, 2014 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Division: Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Kent v Surrey at Canterbury
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
South Division: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Warwickshire v Leics at Birmingham
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Worcs v Derbyshire at Worcester
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
North Division: Yorkshire v Notts at Leeds
Jul 25, 2014 (17:30 local | 16:30 GMT | 12:30 EDT | 11:30 CDT | 09:30 PDT)
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