Mitchell Claydon      

Full name Mitchell Eric Claydon

Born November 25, 1982, Fairfield, New South Wales, Australia

Current age 36 years 267 days

Major teams Canterbury, Durham, Durham 2nd XI, Kent, Kent 2nd XI, Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2nd XI

Nickname Lips

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Westfield Sports High School, Sydney

Mitchell Eric Claydon
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 105 134 30 1588 77 15.26 2618 60.65 0 4 227 14 11 0
List A 110 50 17 276 19 8.36 333 82.88 0 0 20 8 9 0
T20s 145 48 29 190 19 10.00 210 90.47 0 0 17 3 26 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 105 15843 9494 295 6/104 32.18 3.59 53.7 11 9 0
List A 110 107 4799 4501 138 5/31 5/31 32.61 5.62 34.7 3 1 0
T20s 145 142 2989 4207 158 5/26 5/26 26.62 8.44 18.9 0 2 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Yorkshire v Bangladesh A at Leeds, Aug 3-5, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Yorkshire at Canterbury, May 14-17, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Derbyshire at Leeds, Apr 23, 2006 scorecard
Last List A Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, May 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Yorkshire v Durham at Leeds, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Somerset v Kent at Taunton, Aug 10, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/32, 4* Kent v Somerset Taunton 10 Aug 2019 T20
0/20 Kent v Gloucs Bristol 7 Aug 2019 T20
13*, 0/29 Kent 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 29 Jul 2019 Other T20
11*, 1/19 Kent 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Radlett 11 Jul 2019 Other T20
9*, 3/23 Kent 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Radlett 11 Jul 2019 Other T20
2/42, 1/15 Kent 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Radlett 8 Jul 2019 Other
0/19 Kent 2nd XI v Hants 2nd XI Folkestone 17 Jun 2019 Other
1/51, 3*, 3/83, 4 Kent v Yorkshire Canterbury 14 May 2019 FC
1/73, 5* Kent v Middlesex Canterbury 7 May 2019 LA
0/24 Kent v Glamorgan Cardiff 25 Apr 2019 LA
Profile

Mitch Claydon, a burly seam bowler, has been a mainstay for Kent since he joined Kent on loan from Durham midway through the 2013 season, a move soon made permanent. He has rarely run through an opposition - his 5 for 42 against Worcestershire in 2016 represents his best for the county - but he has been a reliable figure in a county not short of budding seam bowlers struggling to make the grade. Claydon rarely grabs the headlines, but his economy in the later stages of a T20 innings has also been an important factor in Kent's side.

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Apr 6, 2019

Mitch Claydon lets out a roar of celebration, Somerset v Kent, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, April 6, 2019

Mitch Claydon lets out a roar of celebration

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Jul 6, 2017

Mitchell Claydon asks for the ball back at Beckenham, Kent v Northants, Specsavers Championship Div Two, 4th day, July 6, 2017

Mitchell Claydon asks for the ball back at Beckenham

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Jun 20, 2017

Mitchell Claydon bowling for Kent, Worcestershire v Kent, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Worcester, June 20, 2017

Mitchell Claydon bowling for Kent

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