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Ollie Rayner      

Full name Oliver Philip Rayner

Born November 1, 1985, Fallingbostel, Germany

Current age 28 years 166 days

Major teams England Lions, Marylebone Cricket Club, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI, Sussex Cricket Board

Nickname Mervin, Rocket

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Height 6 ft 5 in

Education St Bede's

Oliver Philip Rayner
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 81 103 20 2059 143* 24.80 3870 53.20 2 10 274 12 95 0
List A 40 28 14 365 61 26.07 382 95.54 0 1 41 5 15 0
Twenty20 47 27 11 245 41* 15.31 224 109.37 0 0 16 6 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 81 132 12037 5784 174 8/46 15/118 33.24 2.88 69.1 5 7 1
List A 40 36 1290 1168 29 3/31 3/31 40.27 5.43 44.4 0 0 0
Twenty20 47 45 827 973 29 5/18 5/18 33.55 7.05 28.5 0 1 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Sri Lankans at Hove, May 18-21, 2006 scorecard
Last First-class Middlesex v Nottinghamshire at Lord's, Apr 13-16, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells, Jun 4, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Glamorgan v Middlesex at Cardiff, Aug 14, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sussex v Hampshire at Arundel, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, Jul 31, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/31, 20, 0/15 Middlesex v Notts Lord's 13 Apr 2014 FC
2/21 Middlesex v Hampshire Southampton 1 Apr 2014 Other
0/18, 27, 1/22 M.C.C. v Durham Abu Dhabi 23 Mar 2014 FC
0/58, 1, 0/67 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Dambulla 19 Feb 2014 FC
32, 1/31, 26, 0/45 Eng Lions v SL-A Emerg Colombo (RPS) 1 Feb 2014 FC
14, 0/10, 25 Middlesex v Yorkshire Leeds 17 Sep 2013 FC
1/80, 9 Middlesex v Notts Lord's 11 Sep 2013 FC
4, 8/46, 28, 7/72 Middlesex v Surrey The Oval 3 Sep 2013 FC
1/77, 34*, 1 Middlesex v Somerset Lord's 28 Aug 2013 FC
2/60, 52*, 5/67, 46* Middlesex v Derbyshire Derby 20 Aug 2013 FC
Profile

Ollie Rayner is a German-born, extremely tall offspiner. He makes the best of his build with a high arm action but lacks genuine spin on the ball. After graduating from the Sussex and ECB academies Ollie Rayner signed a contract with Sussex in November 2005. Although primarily an offspinner, he became the first Sussex player since 1920 to score a century on debut when he scored 101 against the touring Sri Lankans in 2006. His main chance, though, came following the retirement of Mushtaq Ahmed in 2008 as he became the club's frontline spinner. By the end of the season he had done enough to earn a call-up to the England Performance Squad. That was, though, a high-point. His form tailed off in 2009 and his 2010 season was curtailed by the arrival of Monty Panesar at Hove. Rayner joined Middlesex on loan in 2011, prospering enough to be rewarded with a three-year deal.
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Sep 5, 2013

Ollie Rayner celebrates as Surrey crumble, Surrey v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, 3rd day, September, 5, 2013

Ollie Rayner celebrates as Surrey crumble

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Sep 5, 2013

Ollie Rayner tore through Surrey for a second time, Surrey v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, The Oval, 3rd day, September, 5, 2013

Ollie Rayner tore through Surrey for a second time

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May 11, 2012

Ollie Rayner bats on the way to his maiden Championship hundred, Nottinghamshire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, 3rd day, Trent Bridge, May 11, 2012

Ollie Rayner bats on the way to his maiden Championship hundred

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2006

NBC Denis Compton Award 2008

Country Fixtures Country Results
Essex v Derbyshire at Chelmsford - Apr 13-16
Essex won by 53 runs
Gloucs v Hampshire at Bristol - Apr 13-16
Hampshire won by 8 wickets
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's - Apr 13-16
Middlesex won by 10 wickets
Northants v Durham at Northampton - Apr 13-16
Durham 452 & 244 Northants 378 & 123/4
Somerset v Yorkshire at Taunton - Apr 13-16
Yorkshire 450 & 150/2 Somerset 553
Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham - Apr 13-16
Sussex won by 7 wickets
Worcs v Kent at Worcester - Apr 13-16
Worcs won by 125 runs
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