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Luke Wells      

Full name Luke William Peter Wells

Born December 29, 1990, Eastbourne, Sussex

Current age 25 years 208 days

Major teams Colombo Cricket Club, England Under-19s, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education St Bede's Sch, Upper Dicker

Relation Father - AP Wells, Uncle - CM Wells, Brother - DAC Wells

Luke William Peter Wells
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 92 153 9 4970 208 34.51 11311 43.93 12 21 689 16 48 0
List A 16 11 0 107 23 9.72 172 62.20 0 0 10 2 1 0
Twenty20 5 5 0 18 11 3.60 27 66.66 0 0 1 1 1 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 92 75 3376 2058 45 3/35 5/119 45.73 3.65 75.0 0 0 0
List A 16 5 197 168 6 3/19 3/19 28.00 5.11 32.8 0 0 0
Twenty20 5 1 1 4 0 - - - 24.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Sussex at Worcester, Sep 13-16, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells, Jul 17-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Sussex v Bangladeshis at Hove, Jul 3, 2010 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Sussex at Rugby, Aug 17, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Glamorgan v Sussex at Cardiff, Jun 23, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Jul 15, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22, 22 Sussex v Kent Tunbridge Wells 17 Jul 2016 FC
43 Sussx 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Fulking 15 Jul 2016 Other OD
0/12, 93 Sussex v Pakistanis Hove 8 Jul 2016 FC
0/12, 181, 0/15 Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 2 Jul 2016 FC
5, 0/65, 16* Sussex v Northants Arundel 22 Jun 2016 FC
4, 1/51 Sussx 2nd XI v Surr 2nd XI Horsham 6 Jun 2016 Other OD
0/1, 104, 0/38 Sussex v Derbyshire Hove 28 May 2016 FC
3/105, 16, 11 Sussex v Worcs Worcester 15 May 2016 FC
0/9, 116, 1/24 Sussex v Derbyshire Derby 8 May 2016 FC
23, 2/67, 23 Sussex v Leics Hove 1 May 2016 FC
Profile

The title of the most sledged cricketer in England is presumably not easily won. It must demand the sort of ability that gets up the opposition's noses: an obdurate nature, a streaky shot or two and one or two fortunate umpiring decisions. Luke Wells describes that reputation as a Sussex in-house joke that has now gained wider appeal. "I attract sledging all over the country. I don't know why it is. If I stick around they try and get into my head and make me make a mistake. "Sometimes it has the opposite effect and makes me work a bit harder."

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Jun 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century, Sussex v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Arundel, 1st day, June 16, 2014

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century

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Apr 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79, Sussex v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Hove, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79

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Aug 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip, Sussex v Derbyshire, County Championship, Division One, Hove, August 4, 2013

Luke Wells edges low to third slip

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

County Results
Somerset v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 18, 2010
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Gloucs v Surrey at Bristol - Sep 13-16, 2010
Surrey won by 10 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets
Lancashire v Notts at Manchester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Leics won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Worcs won by 4 wickets
Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds - Sep 13-16, 2010
Kent won by 4 wickets
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