Richard Oliver      

Full name Richard Kenneth Oliver

Born November 14, 1989, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Current age 26 years 289 days

Major teams Shropshire, Worcestershire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Richard Kenneth Oliver
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 20 36 0 1052 179 29.22 1458 72.15 2 5 161 2 10 0
List A 9 9 0 66 14 7.33 99 66.66 0 0 8 0 4 0
Twenty20 23 22 1 472 77 22.47 373 126.54 0 2 57 9 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
List A 9 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 23 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Glamorgan at Worcester, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Nottinghamshire at Worcester, Aug 7-10, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Worcestershire v Essex at Worcester, Jul 27, 2014 scorecard
Last List A Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, Aug 18, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Durham v Worcestershire at Chester-le-Street, May 16, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Derbyshire v Worcestershire at Derby, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 0/9, 9 Shropshire v Wiltshire Devizes 14 Aug 2016 Other
0, 27 Shropshire v Cheshire Nantwich 31 Jul 2016 Other
20, 0/22, 5 Shropshire v Berkshire Shifnal 17 Jul 2016 Other
1/13, 14, 35 Shropshire v Cornwall Bridgnorth 3 Jul 2016 Other
28, 0/18 Shropshire v Oxfordshire Aston Rowant 19 Jun 2016 Other
0, 8* Shropshire v Dorset Whitchurch 5 Jun 2016 Other
2 Shropshire v Staffs Leek 22 May 2016 Other OD
16 Shropshire v Cheshire Oswestry 15 May 2016 Other OD
80 Shropshire v Wales MC Abergavenny 1 May 2016 Other OD
30, 0/9 Shropshire v Hrford Shrewsbury 24 Apr 2016 Other OD
Profile

A less passionate, less stubborn fellow might have given up on a career as a player. But not Richard Oliver. After spending eight years as a professional in club cricket - the summers in England, the winters in Australia - "bashing the door down" (as he put it) in the hope of attracting a county, he finally won a break.

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Jun 30, 2015

Richard Oliver fell for 99, Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, June 30, 2015

Richard Oliver fell for 99

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May 17, 2015

Richard Oliver got the chase off to a good start with 47 off 34 balls, Worcestershire v New Zealanders, Tour match, New Road, 4th day, May 17, 2015

Richard Oliver got the chase off to a good start with 47 off 34 balls

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Apr 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Richard Oliver led Worcestershire's innings with a century

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Tour Results
M.C.C. v ROW XI at Lord's - Jul 5, 2014
M.C.C. won by 7 wickets (with 25 balls remaining)
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