Craig Overton      

Full name Craig Overton

Born April 10, 1994, Barnstaple, Devon

Current age 24 years 16 days

Major teams England, 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

Playing role Bowler

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
Tests Insights on test 3 6 2 98 41* 24.50 184 53.26 0 0 13 1 1 0
First-class 66 95 14 1765 138 21.79 2704 65.27 1 7 223 35 38 0
List A 51 36 8 484 60* 17.28 436 111.00 0 1 37 15 20 0
T20s Insights on t20 29 16 7 194 35* 21.55 160 121.25 0 0 8 7 15 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 3 4 504 296 7 3/105 4/116 42.28 3.52 72.0 0 0 0
First-class 66 112 10496 5486 205 6/74 9/134 26.76 3.13 51.2 13 4 0
List A 51 50 2300 2027 58 3/21 3/21 34.94 5.28 39.6 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 29 28 534 826 22 3/17 3/17 37.54 9.28 24.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut Australia v England at Adelaide, Dec 2-6, 2017 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Auckland, Mar 22-26, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton, Apr 26-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Worcestershire at Taunton, Apr 20-22, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street, May 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Somerset v Kent at Taunton, May 23, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Nottinghamshire v Somerset at Nottingham, Aug 24, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 2/53, 22, 1/45 Somerset v Worcs Taunton 20 Apr 2018 FC
33*, 1/70, 3 England v New Zealand Auckland 22 Mar 2018 Test # 2299 Insights on
1/37, 2* England v NZ XI Hamilton 16 Mar 2018 Other
- England v NZ XI Hamilton 14 Mar 2018 Other
2, 2/110, 12 England v Australia Perth 14 Dec 2017 Test # 2288 Insights on
3/105, 41*, 1/11, 7 England v Australia Adelaide 2 Dec 2017 Test # 2285 Insights on
2/32, 0, 0/65 England v CA XI Townsville 15 Nov 2017 FC
0, 1/40, 0, 3/15 England v CA XI Adelaide 8 Nov 2017 FC
2/70 England v WA XI Perth 4 Nov 2017 Other
1, 3/7, 1, 0/6 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 25 Sep 2017 FC
Profile

Craig Overton, one of two Somerset fast-bowling twins, won selection for England's 2017/18 tour of Australia after an impressive county season during which, at 23, he seemed to have focused his natural aggression in a way that would enhance his career not hinder it. Overton took 46 Championship wickets at 22.39 and turned in decent limited-overs performances, too, as he threw himself into the fray. He swung the ball, his 6ft 5ins frame meant he could hit the shoulder of the bat and he was increasingly accurate. His brother Jamie was still quicker, but it was Craig, more reliable and less prone to injury, who had first stirred England's hopes. He was also called into England's limited-overs squads during the 2016 and there was disappointment at Taunton for England's first T20I there in 2017 when he did not make the XI.

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Mar 22, 2018

Craig Overton is troubled by a bouncer, New Zealand v England, 1st Test, Auckland, 1st day, March 22, 2018

Craig Overton is troubled by a bouncer

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Mar 16, 2018

Craig Overton in his delivery stride, New Zealand XI v England XI, Tour match, Hamilton, 1st day, March 16, 2018

Craig Overton in his delivery stride

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Dec 23, 2017

Tom Curran could be handed a chance by Craig Overton's injury, Melbourne, December 23, 2017

Tom Curran could be handed a chance by Craig Overton's injury

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