Craig Overton      

Full name Craig Overton

Born April 10, 1994, Barnstaple, Devon

Current age 23 years 106 days

Major teams Devon, Devon Under-11s, Devon Under-13s, Devon Under-15s, Devon Under-17s, Devon Under-19s, Devon Under-21s, England Lions, England Under-19s, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education West Buckland School

Relation Twin brother - J Overton

Craig Overton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 54 75 12 1564 138 24.82 2261 69.17 1 7 198 31 31 0
List A 51 36 8 484 60* 17.28 436 111.00 0 1 37 15 20 0
T20s Insights on t20 20 11 3 89 19 11.12 82 108.53 0 0 5 2 11 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 54 91 8469 4511 167 6/74 9/134 27.01 3.19 50.7 11 4 0
List A 51 50 2300 2027 58 3/21 3/21 34.94 5.28 39.6 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 20 19 354 565 12 3/24 3/24 47.08 9.57 29.5 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton, Apr 26-29, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Yorkshire v Somerset at Scarborough, Jul 3-6, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street, May 13, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Jun 13, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Somerset v Kent at Taunton, May 23, 2014 scorecard
Last T20s Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton, Jul 23, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/33 Somerset v Middlesex Taunton 23 Jul 2017 T20
19, 3/24 Somerset v Middlesex Uxbridge 16 Jul 2017 T20
0/24 Somerset v Glamorgan Cardiff 15 Jul 2017 T20
1/25, 6 Somerset v Essex Chelmsford 13 Jul 2017 T20
0/43, 11 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 9 Jul 2017 T20
35, 5/87, 4/47 Somerset v Yorkshire Scarborough 3 Jul 2017 FC
2/35, 4, 0/18, 2* Somerset v Hampshire Southampton 26 Jun 2017 FC
1/88, 16 Somerset v Notts Taunton 13 Jun 2017 LA
1/21, 44*, 1/60, 34 Somerset v Yorkshire Taunton 9 Jun 2017 FC
34*, 0/29 Eng Lions v Sth Africa A Northampton 3 Jun 2017 LA
Profile

Craig Overton showed signs of developing into an England allrounder during an excellent Somerset season in 2015 which brought runs and wickets in all formats and rather too many brushes with authority for his own good. The highlight was 43 Championship wickets at 21.70, the lowlight was three brushes with umpires which by the end of the season had brought him a two-match ban and a reputation for an unbuttoned lip that was not about to go down well in high places.

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Jul 4, 2017

Craig Overton claimed a five-wicket haul, Yorkshire v Somerset, Specsavers County Championship, Division One, Scarborough, July 4, 2017

Craig Overton claimed a five-wicket haul

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Jun 13, 2017

Craig Overton in action for Somerset, Somerset v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup playoffs, Taunton, June 13, 2017

Craig Overton in action for Somerset

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May 19, 2017

Craig Overton celebrates after removing Ian Bell, Somerset v Warwickshire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Taunton, May 19-22

Craig Overton celebrates after removing Ian Bell

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Test: England U19 v India U19 at Chesterfield - Jul 23-26
India U19 519 & 173/6d England U19 195 & 132/7 (40 ov, target 498)
North Group: Durham v Notts at Chester-le-Street - Jul 25
Notts won by 9 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
South Group: Gloucs v Glamorgan at Bristol - Jul 25
Glamorgan won by 25 runs
North Group: Leics v Warwickshire at Leicester - Jul 25
Warwickshire won by 30 runs
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Jul 25
Derbyshire won by 35 runs
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