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Craig Overton      

Full name Craig Overton

Born April 10, 1994, Barnstaple, Devon

Current age 20 years 107 days

Major teams Devon, Devon Under-11s, Devon Under-13s, Devon Under-15s, Devon Under-17s, Devon Under-19s, Devon Under-21s, England Lions, England Under-19s, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education West Buckland School

Relation Twin brother - J Overton

Craig Overton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 18 21 3 389 99 21.61 626 62.14 0 3 47 5 6 0
List A 7 7 1 69 20 11.50 84 82.14 0 0 4 1 3 0
Twenty20 10 5 1 35 15 8.75 40 87.50 0 0 2 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 18 28 2398 1349 47 5/63 7/150 28.70 3.37 51.0 3 1 0
List A 7 7 324 262 4 2/30 2/30 65.50 4.85 81.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 10 9 144 243 4 1/23 1/23 60.75 10.12 36.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton, Apr 26-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Northamptonshire v Somerset at Northampton, Jul 12-15, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street, May 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Australia A v England Lions at Hobart, Feb 22, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Somerset v Kent at Taunton, May 23, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 25 Jul 2014 T20
0/36, 8* Somerset v Kent Canterbury 18 Jul 2014 T20
15, 0/27 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 16 Jul 2014 T20
20, 1/64, 7, 2/76 Somerset v Northants Northampton 12 Jul 2014 FC
4, 0/8 Somerset v Gloucs Taunton 11 Jul 2014 T20
4/84, 4, 1/75 Somerset v Middlesex Uxbridge 7 Jul 2014 FC
0/55, 99, 0/30 Somerset v Lancashire Taunton 29 Jun 2014 FC
1, 0/38 Somerset v Essex Taunton 27 Jun 2014 T20
0, 4/102, 6, 3/48 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 22 Jun 2014 FC
0/24 Somerset v Middlesex The Oval 18 Jun 2014 T20
Profile

Craig Overton has had an identical development to his brother Jamie, his identical twin. The pair were brought up playing for North Devon CC and Devon age-groups before joining the Somerset academy. Craig is an allrounder and initially was given more opportunities than his brother in the Somerset first XI. But stress fracture of the back destroyed his 2013 season. Nevertheless, his potential was rewarded with a place on the ECB Potential Emerging Player Programme in South Africa at the start of 2014.

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Jul 1, 2014

Craig Overton fell one short of a maiden hundred, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, June 30, 2014

Craig Overton fell one short of a maiden hundred

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Jun 10, 2014

Craig Overton appeals for a wicket, Somerset v Sussex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, June 10, 2014

Craig Overton appeals for a wicket

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Jun 9, 2014

Craig Overton fell 14 runs short of a maiden hundred, Somerset v Sussex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, June 9, 2014

Craig Overton fell 14 runs short of a maiden hundred

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Jul 26
Derbyshire 171/2 (28.5/50 ov)
Group B: Glamorgan v Middlesex at Cardiff - Jul 26
Middlesex 90/8 (26/50 ov)
Group A: Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester
Jul 26, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Gloucs v Northants at Cheltenham
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Leics v Derbyshire at Leicester
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Middlesex v Warwickshire at Lord's
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Somerset v Durham at Taunton
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Sussex v Notts at Horsham
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Worcs v Essex at Worcester
Jul 27, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
3rd Investec Test: England v India at Southampton
Jul 27-31, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Group B: Surrey v Glamorgan at Guildford
Jul 27, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Group A: Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
Jul 27, 2014 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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