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Sam Billings      

Full name Samuel William Billings

Born June 15, 1991, Pembury, Kent

Current age 23 years 342 days

Major teams England Under-19s, Kent, Kent 2nd XI, Loughborough MCCU

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Samuel William Billings
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 31 48 4 1335 131 30.34 2440 54.71 1 8 190 3 80 7
List A 34 31 7 1019 143 42.45 888 114.75 2 7 114 22 25 5
Twenty20 40 38 3 688 59 19.65 596 115.43 0 1 58 15 27 1
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 31 1 1 4 0 - - - 24.00 - 0 0 0
List A 34 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 40 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Loughborough MCCU v Northamptonshire at Loughborough, Apr 2-4, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Gloucestershire v Kent at Bristol, May 18-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Netherlands v Kent at Rotterdam, Jul 17, 2011 scorecard
Last List A South Africa A v England Lions at Benoni, Feb 5, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Glamorgan v Kent at Cardiff, Jun 11, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, May 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1c/0s, 15 Kent v Hampshire Southampton 22 May 2015 T20
3c/0s, 16, 2c/0s Kent v Gloucs Bristol 18 May 2015 FC
46, 1c/0s Kent v Sussex Canterbury 15 May 2015 T20
26, 1c/0s, 37, 0c/0s Kent v Glamorgan Canterbury 10 May 2015 FC
1c/0s, 0, 0c/0s, 12* Kent v Leics Canterbury 3 May 2015 FC
6c/0s, 28, 11, 0c/0s Kent v Lancashire Manchester 26 Apr 2015 FC
20, 0c/0s, 6, 1c/0s Kent v Essex Chelmsford 19 Apr 2015 FC
102, 1c/0s, 2* Kent v Lbrough MCCU Canterbury 12 Apr 2015 Other
0, 2c/0s, 26, 1c/0s M.C.C. v Yorkshire Abu Dhabi 22 Mar 2015 FC
5 Eng Lions v Sth Africa A Benoni 5 Feb 2015 LA
Profile

Sam Billings' growing reputation was illustrated when he called into England's 30-man provisional squad for the 2015 World Cup when Craig Kieswetter withdraw with eye problems. That Billings had become a player to be reckoned with was apparent from the moment he blitzed an unbeaten 135 from 58 balls against Somerset in a 50-over tie at Canterbury. Marcus Trescothick, Somerset's former England captain, identified Billings as a potential rival for Jos Buttler, quite an accolade considering Buttler's Somerset roots, and said: "Billings absolutely annihilated us.".

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Feb 4, 2015

Sam Billings takes part in a Lions net, Benoni, February 4, 2015

Sam Billings takes part in a Lions net

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Jan 9, 2015

Sam Billings prepares to take the ball, Cape Town, January 9, 2015

Sam Billings prepares to take the ball

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Aug 29, 2014

Sam Billings played a brutal innings that defied conditions, Kent v Gloucestershire, Royal London Cup quarter-final, Canterbury, August 29, 2014

Sam Billings played a brutal innings that defied conditions

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County Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Kent v Glamorgan at Canterbury - Sep 12-15, 2011
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Sep 12-15, 2011
Durham won by 151 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Match drawn
Leics v Middlesex at Leicester - Sep 12-15, 2011
Middlesex won by 5 wickets
Notts v Sussex at Nottingham - Sep 12-15, 2011
Sussex won by an innings and 5 runs
Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton - Sep 12-15, 2011
Lancashire won by 8 wickets
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