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Nick Compton      

Full name Nicholas Richard Denis Compton

Born June 26, 1983, Durban, Natal, South Africa

Current age 32 years 232 days

Major teams England, England Lions, Mashonaland Eagles, Middlesex, Somerset

Nickname Compo, Ledge, Cheser

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 2 in

Education Hilton College, SA, Harrow School, Durham University

Relation Grandfather - DCS Compton, Great-uncle - LH Compton, Father - RCD Compton, Uncle - PMD Compton

Nicholas Richard Denis Compton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 13 25 2 724 117 31.47 2029 35.68 2 2 77 3 5 0
First-class 162 284 33 10682 254* 42.55 22770 46.91 24 52 77 0
List A 114 104 20 3045 131 36.25 3861 78.86 6 19 46 0
Twenty20 87 74 7 1318 78 19.67 1154 114.21 0 7 134 22 31 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 13 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 162 176 227 3 1/1 1/1 75.66 7.73 58.6 0 0 0
List A 114 61 53 1 1/0 1/0 53.00 5.21 61.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 87 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut India v England at Ahmedabad, Nov 15-19, 2012 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Cambridge UCCE v Middlesex at Cambridge, May 12-14, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v England at Centurion, Jan 22-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2001
Last List A Middlesex v Glamorgan at Lord's, Aug 17, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Middlesex at Maidstone, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's, Jul 2, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
19, 6 England v South Africa Centurion 22 Jan 2016 Test # 2200
26, 0 England v South Africa Johannesburg 14 Jan 2016 Test # 2199
45, 15 England v South Africa Cape Town 2 Jan 2016 Test # 2197
85, 49 England v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2015 Test # 2196
29 England XI v Sth Africa A Pietermaritzburg 20 Dec 2015 FC
58, 15 England XI v SAf Invit XI Potchefstroom 15 Dec 2015 Other
19, 4 Middlesex v Worcs Worcester 22 Sep 2015 FC
0, 149 Middlesex v Yorkshire Lord's 9 Sep 2015 FC
18, 28 Middlesex v Warwickshire Birmingham 1 Sep 2015 FC
71, 5 Middlesex v Durham Chester-le-Street 21 Aug 2015 FC
Profile

Grandson of the legendary Denis, Nick Compton had quite an act to emulate. He might not share his relation's ability to entertain with the bat - few ever have - but he has made his own career as a strong-willed top-order batsman with a correct technique that has been highly regarded enough to win England Test caps. Selected to open the batting for England after a prolific domestic season in 2012, he didn't do too much wrong in nine Tests but England concluded Compton was not the man for the national side.

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Jan 23, 2016

Nick Compton was left to rue his misfortune, South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 2nd day, January 23, 2016

Nick Compton was left to rue his misfortune

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Jan 23, 2016

Kagiso Rabada trapped Nick Compton lbw with a ball which grubbed along the ground, South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 2nd day, January 23, 2016

Kagiso Rabada trapped Nick Compton lbw with a ball which grubbed along the ground

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Jan 15, 2016

Nick Compton fell for 26 to Kagiso Rabada, South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day, January 15, 2016

Nick Compton fell for 26 to Kagiso Rabada

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2001, 2002, 2006

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2013

Country Fixtures Country Results
5th ODI: South Africa v England at Cape Town
Feb 14, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
3rd ODI: SA Women v Eng Women at Johannesburg
Feb 14, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
Sth Africa A v England XI at Paarl
Feb 17, 2016 (14:30 local | 12:30 GMT | 07:30 EST | 06:30 CST | 04:30 PST)
1st T20I: SA Women v Eng Women at Paarl
Feb 18, 2016 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
2nd T20I: SA Women v Eng Women at Cape Town
Feb 19, 2016 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
1st T20I: South Africa v England at Cape Town
Feb 19, 2016 (18:00 local | 16:00 GMT | 11:00 EST | 10:00 CST | 08:00 PST)
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