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Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 25 years 127 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 84 141 8 4338 208 32.61 9875 43.92 9 20 615 13 44 0
List A 16 11 0 107 23 9.72 172 62.20 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 84 65 2782 1710 39 3/35 5/119 43.84 3.68 71.3 0 0 0
List A 16 5 197 168 6 3/19 3/19 28.00 5.11 32.8 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 Sussex v Essex at Hove, Apr 17-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Bangladeshis at Hove, Jul 3, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Sussex at Rugby, Aug 17, 2015 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
25, 0/3, 11, 2/33 Sussex v Essex Hove 17 Apr 2016 FC
0/42 Sussex v Northants Northampton 10 Apr 2016 FC
3, 0/37 Sussex v Lds-Brd MCCU Hove 5 Apr 2016 FC
13, 0/46 Sussex v Somerset Hove 14 Sep 2015 FC
1/17, 10, 2/21 Sussex v Worcs Worcester 1 Sep 2015 FC
0/77, 43 Sussex v Yorkshire Hove 21 Aug 2015 FC
17, 2/44 Sussex v Warwickshire Rugby 17 Aug 2015 LA
0/26, 61, 0/50, 16 Sussex v Middlesex Lord's 7 Aug 2015 FC
- Sussex v Glamorgan Swansea 5 Aug 2015 LA
1/63, 10 Sussex v Hampshire Southampton 27 Jul 2015 LA
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

Country Fixtures Country Results
Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton - May 1-4
Hampshire 336 & 76/1 (23 ov) Middlesex 361
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - May 1-4
Glamorgan 260 & 414 Kent 488 & 22/0 (6 ov, target 187)
Northants v Derbyshire at Northampton - May 1-4
Derbyshire 324 Northants 438/7 (117 ov)
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - May 1-4
Notts 261 & 151/5 (60 ov) Yorkshire 290
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - May 1-4
Lancashire 493/9d Somerset 313 & 0/0 (1 ov) (f/o)
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - May 1-4
Surrey 457 Durham 543/7 (140 ov)
Sussex v Leics at Hove - May 1-4
Sussex 163 & 113/0 (39 ov) Leics 473/8d
Worcs v Essex at Worcester - May 1-4
Essex 451/9d Worcs 226/5 (72 ov)
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