Full name Vincent John Wells
Born August 6, 1965, Dartford, Kent
Current age 53 years 132 days
Major teams England, Durham, Kent, Leicestershire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
|ODI debut||Australia v England at Brisbane, Jan 10, 1999 scorecard|
|Last ODI||England v Pakistan at Sharjah, Apr 12, 1999 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Durham v Glamorgan at Chester-le-Street, Sep 17-19, 2003 scorecard|
|List A debut||1987|
|Last List A||Durham v Middlesex at Chester-le-Street, Sep 21, 2003 scorecard|
|T20s debut||Durham v Nottinghamshire at Chester-le-Street, Jun 13, 2003 scorecard|
|Last T20s||Derbyshire v Durham at Derby, Jun 23, 2003 scorecard|
The well-travelled Vince Wells started his career at Kent before moving to Leicestershire in 1992, and finishing with one season at Durham in 2003.
A typical bits-and-pieces English allrounder (he bowled medium-pace wobblers and batted in the middle order) Wells - at 33 - was a surprise choice for the England one-day side in Australia in 1998-99. He took 3 for 30 - including three of the top four - in the first Carlton & United Series final against Australia and then cracked 33 in 39 balls. It was enough to keep him in the squad for the 1999 World Cup, but although he featured in England's warm-ups in Sharjah, he didn't play a game in the tournament. His early retirement was brought about by a desire to pursue business interests in southern England.