Full name Alan Peter Wells
Born October 2, 1961, Newhaven, Sussex
Current age 55 years 173 days
Major teams England, Border, Kent, Sussex
Playing role Middle-order batsman
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Only Test||England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 24-28, 1995 scorecard|
|Only ODI||England v West Indies at Lord's, May 28, 1995 scorecard|
|First-class span||1981 - 2000|
|List A span||1981 - 2000|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|64||Bromley Cricket Club||v Kibworth||Lord's||11 Sep 2007||Other OD|
A right-hand batsman of some distinction, Alan Wells played for Sussex between 1981 and 1996, captaining the side for the last five of those years, and was extremely unlucky to win only one Test cap in an era when many were tried out - frustration at a lack of opportunities almost certainly drove him to join the rebel tour of South Africa in 1990. He was doubly unfortunate in that his one outing came against West Indies at The Oval - he made a duck and 3 not out, and was not chosen for the winter's tour. He made one ODI appearance earlier that summer. In 1997 he moved to Kent before retiring at the end of 2001.
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