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Craig Overton      

Full name Craig Overton

Born April 10, 1994, Barnstaple, Devon

Current age 20 years 195 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 21 26 4 514 99 23.36 836 61.48 0 4 62 6 7 0
List A 15 12 1 116 36 10.54 113 102.65 0 0 10 1 6 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 21 33 2888 1628 55 5/63 7/150 29.60 3.38 52.5 3 1 0
List A 15 14 642 542 10 2/30 2/30 54.20 5.06 64.2 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 Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Sep 15-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street, May 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Surrey v Somerset at The Oval, Aug 20, 2014 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
63, 0/42, 2/26 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 15 Sep 2014 FC
22, 3/93, 15* Somerset v Northants Taunton 31 Aug 2014 FC
6 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 20 Aug 2014 LA
3/76, 16, 0/42, 9 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 15 Aug 2014 FC
2, 0/29 Eng Lions v NZ A Worcester 12 Aug 2014 LA
1/60 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Worcester 11 Aug 2014 LA
1/36, 0 Eng Lions v NZ A Bristol 8 Aug 2014 LA
1/43 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Taunton 6 Aug 2014 LA
0/31, 36 Somerset v Kent Taunton 31 Jul 2014 LA
1/39, 3 Somerset v Notts Nottingham 29 Jul 2014 LA
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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Aug 15, 2014

Craig Overton picked up three wickets, Somerset v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day, August 15, 2014

Craig Overton picked up three wickets

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Aug 11, 2014

Craig Overton in action, England Lions v Sri Lanka A, Tri-series, New Road, August 11, 2014

Craig Overton in action

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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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Country Fixtures Country Results
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (SSC)
Nov 21, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
Sri Lanka A v England XI at Colombo (PSS)
Nov 23, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
1st ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 26, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
2nd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Colombo (RPS)
Nov 29, 2014 (10:00 local | 04:30 GMT | 23:30 EST | 22:30 CST | 20:30 PST)
3rd ODI: Sri Lanka v England at Hambantota
Dec 3, 2014 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST)
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